29.3 miles
Distance
3,677 ft
Climb
-3,679 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point
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Drakensberg Trails: Ride The Berg 2021, Day 1 is a 29 mile expert race route located near Bergville. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 17 trails. This route climbs 3,677 ft with a max elevation of 5,603 ft then descends -3,679 ft.
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  • Featured
  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday May 1, 2021
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Drakensberg Trails: Ride The Berg 2021, Day 1 mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    5 hr 19 min
  • Altitude min
    4,134 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,425 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,426 ft
  • Grade max
    -42.9%
  • Grade min
    49.6%
  • Distance climb
    14 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles

Directions

  1. Bike southwest on Montusi Gorge.
  2. Continue for 100 meters.
  3. Bike southwest on Montusi Gorge.
  4. Continue for 100 meters.
  5. Bike south on Montusi Gorge.
  6. Continue for 200 meters.
  7. Bike south on Montusi Gorge.
  8. Continue for 200 meters.
  9. Bike southwest on Montusi Gorge.
  10. Continue for 400 meters.
  11. Bike northwest on Montusi Gorge.
  12. Continue for 600 meters.
  13. Bike northeast on Montusi Gorge.
  14. Continue for 800 meters.
  15. Bike northeast on Name 11?.
  16. Continue for 200 meters.
  17. Bike west on Forbidden Pass.
  18. Continue for 100 meters.
  19. Bike west on Forbidden Pass.
  20. Continue for 300 meters.
  21. Bike southwest on Forbidden Pass.
  22. Continue for 800 meters.
  23. Bike southwest on Montusi Mountain Lodge Road.
  24. Continue for 70 meters.
  25. Bike west on Montusi Mountain Lodge Road.
  26. Continue for 100 meters.
  27. Bike west on Montusi Mountain Lodge Road.
  28. Continue for 20 meters.
  29. Bike south on L375.
  30. Continue for 90 meters.
  31. Turn right onto Name 1?.
  32. Continue for 90 meters.
  33. Bike south on Name 1?.
  34. Continue for 300 meters.
  35. Bike south on Name 1?.
  36. Continue for 200 meters.
  37. Bike southwest on Connector.
  38. Continue for 100 meters.
  39. Bike west on Gypsies Return.
  40. Continue for 200 meters.
  41. Bike northwest on Gypsies Return.
  42. Continue for 400 meters.
  43. Bike southwest on Gypsies Return.
  44. Continue for 500 meters.
  45. Bike west on Gypsies Return.
  46. Continue for 800 meters.
  47. Bike west on Gypsies Return.
  48. Continue for 80 meters.
  49. Turn right onto Upper Gypsies.
  50. Continue for 40 meters.
  51. Bear right onto Acacia Meander.
  52. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  53. Bike north on Acacia Meander.
  54. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  55. Bike southwest on Acacia Meander.
  56. Continue for 200 meters.
  57. Bear right onto The Ledges.
  58. Continue for 300 meters.
  59. Bike southwest on The Ledges.
  60. Continue for 700 meters.
  61. Bike south on The Ledges.
  62. Continue for 800 meters.
  63. Bike west on Leopard Cavern.
  64. Continue for 300 meters.
  65. Turn left onto D119 District Road.
  66. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  67. Bike west on D119 District Road.
  68. Continue for 200 meters.
  69. Bike southwest on D119 District Road.
  70. Continue for 800 meters.
  71. Bike south on Grotto.
  72. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  73. Bike north on Grotto.
  74. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  75. Bike east on Grotto.
  76. Continue for 4 kilometers.
  77. Bear left onto Downtime.
  78. Continue for 600 meters.
  79. Bike east on Downtime.
  80. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  81. Turn left onto All Out Adventures Loop.
  82. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  83. Bike northwest on All Out Adventures Loop.
  84. Continue for 300 meters.
  85. Bear right onto D119 District Road.
  86. Continue for 200 meters.
  87. Make a sharp right onto Connector.
  88. Continue for 200 meters.
  89. Bike northeast on Owls Pass.
  90. Continue for 400 meters.
  91. Bike east on Owls Pass.
  92. Continue for 600 meters.
  93. Bike north on The Knoll.
  94. Continue for 500 meters.
  95. Bike north on The Knoll.
  96. Continue for 400 meters.
  97. Bike northwest on The Gorge Traverse.
  98. Continue for 500 meters.
  99. Bike northwest on Lizelles Waterfall.
  100. Continue for 100 meters.
  101. Bike north on Lizelles Waterfall.
  102. Continue for 500 meters.
  103. Bike north on L375.
  104. Continue for 40 meters.
  105. Bear left onto Upper Gypsies.
  106. Continue for 100 meters.
  107. Keep right to take Gypsies Return.
  108. Continue for 400 meters.
  109. Bike west on Gypsies Return.
  110. Continue for 200 meters.
  111. Bike northeast on Gypsies Return.
  112. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  113. Make a sharp left onto Name 1?.
  114. Continue for 300 meters.
  115. Bike north on Name 1?.
  116. Continue for 300 meters.
  117. Turn left onto L375.
  118. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  119. Bike north on L375.
  120. Continue for 200 meters.
  121. Bike northwest on L375.
  122. Continue for 800 meters.
  123. Bike north on L375.
  124. Continue for 400 meters.
  125. Bike west on L375.
  126. Continue for 500 meters.
  127. Bike northwest on Name 13?.
  128. Continue for 200 meters.
  129. Bike north on Name 13?.
  130. Continue for 200 meters.
  131. Turn right to stay on Name 13?.
  132. Continue for 400 meters.
  133. Bike north on Name 13?.
  134. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  135. Bike west on Name 13?.
  136. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  137. Bike northeast on Name 6?.
  138. Continue for 90 meters.
  139. Bike west on Name 6?.
  140. Continue for 100 meters.
  141. Bike northeast on Name 6?.
  142. Continue for 300 meters.
  143. Bike east on Name 6?.
  144. Continue for 200 meters.
  145. Bike east on Nook Road (West).
  146. Continue for 80 meters.
  147. Bear right onto Panorama.
  148. Continue for 400 meters.
  149. Bike south on Panorama.
  150. Continue for 900 meters.
  151. Bike northeast on Panorama.
  152. Continue for 700 meters.
  153. Bike southeast on Ingwe Traverse.
  154. Continue for 400 meters.
  155. Bike east on Ingwe Traverse.
  156. Continue for 600 meters.
  157. Bike northeast on Ingwe Traverse.
  158. Continue for 500 meters.
  159. Make a sharp right onto Nook Road (East).
  160. Continue for 500 meters.
  161. Bike east on Nook Road (East).
  162. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  163. Bike south on Nook Road (East).
  164. Continue for 700 meters.
  165. Turn right onto Name 14?.
  166. Continue for 200 meters.
  167. Bike west on Name 14?.
  168. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  169. Bike southeast on Name 14?.
  170. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  171. Bike southwest on Name 14?.
  172. Continue for 400 meters.
  173. Bear left onto Runway Trail.
  174. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  175. Bike north on Runway Trail.
  176. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  177. Make a sharp left onto Name 14?.
  178. Continue for 200 meters.
  179. Keep right to stay on Name 14?.
  180. Continue for 100 meters.
  181. Turn right onto Montusi Mountain Lodge Road.
  182. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  183. Bike southeast on Montusi Mountain Lodge Road.
  184. Continue for 50 meters.
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