11.2 miles
Distance
1,227 ft
Climb
-1,230 ft
Descent
4,607 ft
High Point

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PLEASE NOTE: Advanced riders only. No one will be allowed to cut or veer off track. Any person/s caught doing this will be asked to leave the Red Route immediately.

At the start, the red trail turns left and heads down on the game drive road towards the river. Ouhout Revenge is the first bit of technical singletrack riders have to navigate before crossing over the bridge. Halfway up the concrete strips you turn right for some singletrack heaven next to the river. Keep your speed to make it up around the hairpin. After leveling out for a short decent is followed by winding climbs up towards Toscana Ridge. Rhythm is key for the next dragging climbs before dropping down fast into the valley. Crossing a small stream opens up to a dragging climb to the top of a rockey ridge. The trail meanders next to the river for a bit before chasing up the heartrate with a steep climb. Enjoy a magnificent view as you are rolling over the Quartz Ridge. The final climb is made up of switchbacks - best is to attack the corners flat out The last downhill helps to rest the legs a bit before the final climb leading back to the shop or on to the yellow route.

Detailed Description
Cradle Moon: Red Route, 18.0km is a 11 mile popular expert route located near Muldersdrift. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 1,227 ft with a max elevation of 4,607 ft then descends -1,230 ft.
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Trails in Route

CM0042,877 ft
CM ST0031,791 ft
CM ST10020 miles
CM003210 ft

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    15
More Stats for Cradle Moon: Red Route, 18.0km mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,349 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,502 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,498 ft
  • Grade max
    -31.8%
  • Grade min
    27.8%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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