5.5 miles
Distance
799 ft
Climb
-809 ft
Descent
1,153 ft
High Point

ST Heaven . 90% st route backed with some of the best xc and gravity sections on the south side

Detailed Description
Bovenland Blue (offical Paarl Trails ) is a 6 mile popular intermediate route located near Paarl. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 799 ft with a max elevation of 1,153 ft then descends -809 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • eBike Allowed
More Stats for Bovenland Blue (offical Paarl Trails ) mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    31 min 39 sec
  • Altitude change
    -11 ft
  • Altitude min
    477 ft
  • Altitude start
    488 ft
  • Altitude end
    476 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -34.6%
  • Grade min
    35.1%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,805 ft

Directions

  1. Walk northeast on STZ 01.
  2. Continue for 600 meters.
  3. Turn right onto STZ004.
  4. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  5. Keep right to take Skillie.
  6. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  7. Turn left to stay on Skillie.
  8. Continue for 60 meters.
  9. Keep right to stay on Skillie.
  10. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  11. Bear left onto Taal top loop 1.
  12. Continue for 300 meters.
  13. Keep left to take Taal Top Loop2.
  14. Continue for 400 meters.
  15. Turn left onto The Advocate.
  16. Continue for 400 meters.
  17. Keep left to stay on The Advocate.
  18. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  19. Keep straight to stay on The Advocate.
  20. Continue for 40 meters.
  21. Bear right onto Rockhopper.
  22. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  23. Turn left onto knus top entrance.
  24. Continue for 10 meters.
  25. Bear right onto STZ 001.
  26. Continue for 100 meters.
  27. Turn right onto Squirrel Run.
  28. Continue for 700 meters.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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The Advocate
Aug 3, 2023 @ 9:07am
Aug 3, 2023
Absolutely amazing trails. INcredibly well maintained - thank you!
Rockhopper
Aug 3, 2023 @ 9:07am
Aug 3, 2023
Absolutely amazing trails. INcredibly well maintained - thank you!
Skillie
Aug 3, 2023 @ 9:07am
Aug 3, 2023
Absolutely amazing trails. INcredibly well maintained - thank you!
Taal Top Loop2
Aug 3, 2023 @ 9:07am
Aug 3, 2023
Absolutely amazing trails. INcredibly well maintained - thank you!
Taal top loop 1
Aug 3, 2023 @ 9:07am
Aug 3, 2023
Absolutely amazing trails. INcredibly well maintained - thank you!
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