51.7 miles
Distance
3,460 ft
Climb
-3,461 ft
Descent
4,228 ft
High Point

The Bufuni Route is our endurance route, covering 85% of the combined Nguni and Buffel Routes.

This Route is not for the faint hearted and should not be attempted unless you are capable of a 5hr + ride on challenging terrain.

The Route includes all 4 major climbs: “Kwagga”; “Concrete hill”; “Spook bult” ; “Okkies ” as well as all the steep ascents on the Nguni Route. The technical sections includes Rocks2Crocks; Buffel View; Maiyak / A-line; Njala Drop and Supertube

Prepare to suffer!

Detailed Description
Buffuni Route - 83.3km (olive markers) is a 52 mile popular intermediate route located near Pretoria North. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 42 trails. This route climbs 3,460 ft with a max elevation of 4,228 ft then descends -3,461 ft.

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Trails in Route

Kwagga Climb3 miles
Graveyard2 miles
Croc Trail4,692 ft
Rocks2Crocs2 miles
BD 0343,143 ft
BD 034a167 ft
BD 0342,799 ft
BD 034a600 ft
Cement Climb5,043 ft
Kudu run1 mile
Reservoir Trail190 ft
BD 0424,147 ft
BD 0432,999 ft
Power Line Fence994 ft
BD 0333,632 ft
BD 035663 ft
BD 0392,470 ft
Maniyak1 mile
Stonewall682 ft
Lovers Lane3,337 ft
BDGR 0333,990 ft
BDGR 0224,715 ft
BDGR 030 singletrack1,496 ft
BDGR 0292 miles
BDGR 0283,097 ft
BDGR 0261 mile
BDGR 0391 mile
BDGR 0382 miles
BDGR 0354,160 ft
BDGR 0344,219 ft
BDGR 0363,812 ft
BDGR 0312,224 ft
Secret Forest1 mile
BD 0592,014 ft
BD 0291 mile
Nyala Drop1,768 ft
BD 0183,143 ft
BD 016837 ft
BD 0133,048 ft
Bosbok1,781 ft
Super Tube1 mile

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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    19
More Stats for Buffuni Route - 83.3km (olive markers) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,777 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,866 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,868 ft
  • Grade max
    -26.7%
  • Grade min
    40.2%
  • Distance climb
    23 miles
  • Distance down
    23 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
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