13 miles
Distance
856 ft
Climb
-867 ft
Descent
954 ft
High Point

18km Loop around the Berg River Dam.
Not a lot of climbing and yet filled with technical riding.
Quite Strenuous due to the varying nature of the terrain.
Lots of views of the dam and the surrounding mountains reflected off the water.

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Local Trail Association
Franschhoek Wine Valley (franschhoek.org.za)
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More Stats for FWV Dam 360 Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -11 ft
  • Altitude min
    632 ft
  • Altitude start
    888 ft
  • Altitude end
    876 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -17.3%
  • Grade min
    14.7%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Berg River Contour Trail
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 6:49am
      Sep 27, 2020
      Major Water drainage issue, large mud holes
      Franschhoek Wier/Bridge to Wolwekloof
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 5:07am
      Jul 26, 2020
      Rocky track after first paved uphill section .Not ideal for a gravel bike
      Parking to Berg River Wier/Bridge
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 11:27pm
      Jun 13, 2020
      Climb up Matoppie from Parking Area
      Feb 2, 2020 @ 7:46pm
      Feb 2, 2020
      more reports »
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