28 miles
Distance
3,974 ft
Climb
-3,975 ft
Descent
1,384 ft
High Point

This is the most challenging ride in the area and involves several long and difficult climbs. The middle section of the trail climbs up to the Kleinberg with awesome views across the mountains and some lovely ridge riding. There is an extra route that takes one further into the wild with a traverse down to Tradouw pass (can be ridden in 1 direction only). Take plenty of water (especially for the last half o the ride)

Local Trail Association
Grootvadersbosch Conservancy Trust (www.gvbconservancy.co.za)
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More Stats for GVB Conservancy - Black Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    619 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,360 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,358 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -23.388%
  • Grade min
    32.722%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    14 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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