12.9 miles
Distance
1,330 ft
Climb
-1,311 ft
Descent
1,168 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 along rivers and dams. Some wide wooden bridges.

Initially follow pink route markers to reach the the Yellow loop, then follow yellow markers.

Detailed Description
Bottelary Yellow Long from Neethlingshof is a 13 mile popular easy route located near Stellenbosch. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 1,330 ft with a max elevation of 1,168 ft then descends -1,311 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

Yellow042 miles
Yellow051 mile
Yellow09 Fish Eagle2 miles
Yellow10656 ft
Yellow012 miles
Yellow021 mile

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Bottelary Yellow Long from Neethlingshof mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 14 min
  • Altitude min
    381 ft
  • Altitude start
    401 ft
  • Altitude end
    420 ft
  • Grade max
    -58.3%
  • Grade min
    47.3%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles

Directions

  1. Bike northwest on WolwedansRoad.
  2. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  3. Bike northwest on WolwedansRoad.
  4. Continue for 10 meters.
  5. Turn left onto Yellow04.
  6. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  7. Bike north on Yellow04.
  8. Continue for 600 meters.
  9. Bike northeast on Yellow04.
  10. Continue for 30 meters.
  11. Keep right to take Yellow05.
  12. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  13. Bike southeast on Yellow05.
  14. Continue for 200 meters.
  15. Bike east on Yellow07.
  16. Continue for 200 meters.
  17. Turn right onto Yellow08.
  18. Continue for 300 meters.
  19. Bike east on Yellow08.
  20. Continue for 20 meters.
  21. Turn right onto Yellow short connector.
  22. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  23. Turn left onto Yellow10.
  24. Continue for 300 meters.
  25. Bear left onto Yellow09 Fish Eagle.
  26. Continue for 60 meters.
  27. Bike northwest on Yellow short connector.
  28. Continue for 30 meters.
  29. Turn right onto Yellow09 Fish Eagle.
  30. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  31. Bike southeast on Yellow09 Fish Eagle.
  32. Continue for 700 meters.
  33. Bike south on Yellow10.
  34. Continue for 300 meters.
  35. Bike southwest on Yellow01.
  36. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  37. Bike southwest on Yellow01.
  38. Continue for 10 meters.
  39. Turn left onto Yellow02.
  40. Continue for 400 meters.
  41. Bike southeast on Yellow02.
  42. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  43. Bike east on Yellow03.
  44. Continue for 200 meters.
  45. Bike southeast on WolwedansRoad.
  46. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Yellow09 Fish Eagle
Sep 22, 2023 @ 10:25am
Sep 22, 2023
Lots of work done to clear the trail, thanks builders!
Yellow05
Sep 12, 2023 @ 10:04am
Sep 12, 2023
Lots of work done to clear brush and smoothen it out, thank you! Will get even better as the trail beds in
Yellow02
Mar 25, 2023 @ 6:00pm
Mar 25, 2023
Yellow04
Mar 25, 2023 @ 6:00pm
Mar 25, 2023
Yellow01
Feb 16, 2023 @ 4:31pm
Feb 16, 2023
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