16.2 miles
Distance
1,645 ft
Climb
-1,648 ft
Descent
1,342 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.

Open farm roads with great views onto the mountain ranges surrounding Stellenbosch with flowing single track and sustained climbs.

A variation on Yellow (Long), adding Lizard single track and the climb up to Ribbokkop , returning back to Stellenbosch side of the trail network via Skaapsteker & Skilpad single tracks.

Detailed Description
Bottelary Ribbok from Brenaissance is a 16 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Stellenbosch. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 32 trails. This route climbs 1,645 ft with a max elevation of 1,342 ft then descends -1,648 ft.
Local Trail Association
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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
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    7
More Stats for Bottelary Ribbok from Brenaissance mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    340 ft
  • Altitude start
    359 ft
  • Altitude end
    354 ft
  • Grade max
    -43.6%
  • Grade min
    52.7%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Yellow05
Dec 22, 2022 @ 7:35pm
Dec 22, 2022
very bumpy. Some areas even more so than other due to recent rainfall.
Yellow09 Fish Eagle
Dec 22, 2022 @ 11:35am
Dec 22, 2022
Last stretch not being used any more. New trail has been layed out.
Brenaissance-Access
Nov 12, 2021 @ 10:43pm
Nov 12, 2021
Sandy reporter
Skilpad
Nov 12, 2021 @ 10:43pm
Nov 12, 2021
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Yellow07
May 8, 2020 @ 3:06am
May 8, 2020
Trails are open to annual permit holders, subject to lockdown restrictions reporter
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