13.6 miles
Distance
1,034 ft
Climb
-1,034 ft
Descent
608 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 double tracks.
Follow orange arrows.
Minimal elevation gain. Easiest route in the Bottelaryhills MTB trails network.

Detail description:
Exit the main gate at Devonvale and turn left onto Blumeberg Drive. Continue down the hill towards Bottelary Road. Take the dirt track running parallel to Bottelary Road on the left just before the junction. Follow this track past Leeuwenkuil Vineyards (Bottelary Winery) until you reach a brick paved road on the left. Follow the brick paved road (pink arrows) and look out for the start of the Orange route towards the right. Turn right and follow the Orange arrows through the vineyards and around the dams.

The Red route joins Orange from the right at about the halfway mark.
Eventually you join a (broken) asphalt road. Look out for a junction to your left onto a brick paved road. This is the road you entered on. After passing a farm house, the Red route branched off right, but Orange continues straight on the brick paved road. Retrace the route back the way you came to Devonvale.

Detailed Description
Bottelary Orange from Devonvale is a 14 mile moderately popular easy route located near Stellenbosch. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 1,034 ft with a max elevation of 608 ft then descends -1,034 ft.
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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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for Bottelary Orange from Devonvale mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 21 min
  • Altitude min
    338 ft
  • Altitude start
    559 ft
  • Altitude end
    561 ft
  • Grade max
    -49.8%
  • Grade min
    39.6%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles

Directions

  1. Bike northeast on DevonvaleParkingAccess.
  2. Continue for 100 meters.
  3. Turn left onto BlumebergDrive01.
  4. Continue for 400 meters.
  5. Turn left onto BottelaryRoadTrack.
  6. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  7. Turn left onto Orange-Access.
  8. Continue for 700 meters.
  9. Bike west on Orange01.
  10. Continue for 300 meters.
  11. Bike west on Orange01.
  12. Continue for 800 meters.
  13. Bike east on Red11.
  14. Continue for 80 meters.
  15. Bike northwest on Red11.
  16. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  17. Bear left to stay on Red11.
  18. Continue for 300 meters.
  19. Bike northwest on Red11.
  20. Continue for 500 meters.
  21. Turn right onto Orange02.
  22. Continue for 300 meters.
  23. Turn right onto Orange03.
  24. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  25. Bike north on Orange03.
  26. Continue for 30 meters.
  27. Bike northeast on Orange03.
  28. Continue for 20 meters.
  29. Bike north on Orange03.
  30. Continue for 20 meters.
  31. Bike southeast on Orange04.
  32. Continue for 600 meters.
  33. Turn left onto Orange05.
  34. Continue for 300 meters.
  35. Bike northeast on Orange05.
  36. Continue for 700 meters.
  37. Bike northeast on Orange05.
  38. Continue for 700 meters.
  39. Turn right onto BottelaryRoadTrack.
  40. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  41. Turn right onto BlumebergDrive01.
  42. Continue for 400 meters.
  43. Bike southwest on DevonvaleParkingAccess.
  44. Continue for 100 meters.
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