52 miles
Distance
3,463 ft
Climb
-3,464 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!

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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 miles
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 miles
Stonewall682 ft
Lovers Lane3,337 ft
BDGR 0333,990 ft
BDGR 0224,715 ft
BDGR 0301,496 ft
BDGR 0292 miles
BDGR 0283,097 ft
BDGR 0261 miles
BDGR 0391 miles
BDGR 0382 miles
BDGR 0354,160 ft
BDGR 0344,219 ft
BDGR 0363,812 ft
BDGR 0312,224 ft
Secret Forest1 miles
BD 0592,014 ft
BD 0291 miles
Nyala Drop1,768 ft
BD 0183,143 ft
BD 016837 ft
BD 0133,048 ft
Bosbok1,781 ft
Super Tube1 miles

Details

  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
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    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Buffuni Route - 83.3km (olive markers) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,777 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,866 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,865 ft
  • Grade max
    -26.7%
  • Grade min
    40.2%
  • Distance climb
    23 miles
  • Distance down
    23 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Ladder Ladder
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      Supertube - Buffelsdrift Mtb Park
      Supertube - Buffelsdrift Mtb Park
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Kwagga Climb
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 10:49pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      Trails are dry, but in absolutely pristine condition. reporter
      Super Tube
      Jun 21, 2020 @ 4:47am
      Jun 21, 2020
      Dry, but still flows well - not many loose rocks or gravel.
      Rocks2Crocs
      Jun 21, 2020 @ 4:47am
      Jun 21, 2020
      Dry and some rocks coming lose on descent
      Bosbok
      Jun 21, 2020 @ 4:47am
      Jun 21, 2020
      Nyala Drop
      Jun 21, 2020 @ 4:47am
      Jun 21, 2020
      Dry and loose rocks
      more reports »
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