12.2 miles
1,578 ft
-1,577 ft
1,344 ft
High Point

A permit is required to access the Bottelary Hills Conservancy MTB Trails network, which must be displayed on the bike handlebars at all times.
Bottelary Hills Conservancy and the landowners accept no responsibility for any damage or injury incurred.

Farm roads and single track. Sustained climbing with steep sections.
Good views.
Includes several single track sections.
Follow green arrow route markings.

Note that there are several possible options all marked green; this is the long route and includes all trails marked green. You should plan your route according to your ability and available time; see map and build you own ride plan.

Unfortunately Ribbok & Rooikat single tracks were closed (fenced off) in February 2021 and had to be excluded from this route.

Detailed Description
Bottelary Green Long from Hazendal is a 12 mile popular easy route located near Stellenbosch. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 22 trails. This route climbs 1,578 ft with a max elevation of 1,344 ft then descends -1,577 ft.
Route Supporters
Local Trail Association
Local trail association
Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy (bottelaryconservancy.co.za)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.


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Trails in Route

Hazendal-Access1 mile
Green013 miles
Green02420 ft
Green032,881 ft
Green04-Skaapsteker2,136 ft
Green051,424 ft
Green182,028 ft
Green19584 ft
Green202,543 ft
Green071,762 ft
Green081,089 ft
Green 101,102 ft
Green111,604 ft
Green12843 ft
Green13-Geelslang1 mile
Green143,743 ft
Green15-Mongoose4,672 ft
Green163,540 ft
Hazendal-Access1 mile


  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
  • eBike Allowed
More Stats for Bottelary Green Long from Hazendal mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 15 min
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    240 ft
  • Altitude start
    246 ft
  • Altitude end
    246 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,790 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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