10.0 miles
Distance
782 ft
Climb
-796 ft
Descent
1,195 ft
High Point

Please respect the farm when riding through, DO NOT PICK FRUIT! That constitutes theft.

A fun loop to do if you don't have too much time on your hands, the views are spectacular.
This route does have some technical sections but there is an easier option with more Jeep track and less single track.

Detailed Description
Trail's End - Around the Dam is a 10 mile popular intermediate route located near Grabouw. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 19 trails. This route climbs 782 ft with a max elevation of 1,195 ft then descends -796 ft.
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Elgin Grabouw Cycling Association
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Trail's End - Around the Dam mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 18 min
  • Altitude min
    1,021 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,047 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,033 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -35.3%
  • Grade min
    31.7%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles

Directions

  1. Walk northwest on Trails End Access.
  2. Continue for 900 meters.
  3. Keep right to stay on Trails End Access.
  4. Continue for 30 meters.
  5. Turn right onto GF200.
  6. Continue for 800 meters.
  7. Turn left onto GF201.
  8. Continue for 300 meters.
  9. Bear left onto GF101.
  10. Continue for 50 meters.
  11. Make a right U-turn to stay on GF101.
  12. Continue for 50 meters.
  13. Keep right to take GF201.
  14. Continue for 200 meters.
  15. Turn left onto GF100.
  16. Continue for 400 meters.
  17. Walk northwest on Finch Connect.
  18. Continue for 200 meters.
  19. Walk northeast on Rock Hopper Single.
  20. Continue for 200 meters.
  21. Turn left onto GF001.
  22. Continue for 400 meters.
  23. Turn right onto GF204.
  24. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  25. Turn left onto That Dam Trail 1.
  26. Continue for 500 meters.
  27. Turn right onto That Dam Trail 2.
  28. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  29. Walk east on GF001.
  30. Continue for 200 meters.
  31. Turn right onto Eikenhof 001a.
  32. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  33. Turn right onto GF001.
  34. Continue for 300 meters.
  35. Turn right onto Eikenhof 002.
  36. Continue for 500 meters.
  37. Walk northeast on Eikenhof 003.
  38. Continue for 100 meters.
  39. Walk north on Eikenhof 004.
  40. Continue for 400 meters.
  41. Turn right onto Eikenhof 005.
  42. Continue for 400 meters.
  43. Bear right onto EIkenhof 007.
  44. Continue for 300 meters.
  45. Keep right to take Eikenhof 008.
  46. Continue for 500 meters.
  47. Turn right onto Eikenhof 009.
  48. Continue for 300 meters.
  49. Walk east on Eikenhof 009.
  50. Continue for 20 meters.
  51. Walk south on Eikenhof 012.
  52. Continue for 70 meters.
  53. Walk west on EIkenhof 010.
  54. Continue for 800 meters.
  55. Turn right onto Eikenhof 011.
  56. Continue for 600 meters.
  57. Walk southwest on Eikenhof 013.
  58. Continue for 200 meters.
  59. Turn right onto Eikenhof ST 013.
  60. Continue for 200 meters.
  61. Turn right onto Eikenhof 014.
  62. Continue for 400 meters.
  63. Walk southeast on Eikenhof 016.
  64. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  65. Turn left onto Eikenhof 017.
  66. Continue for 300 meters.
  67. Turn right onto Eikenhof 018.
  68. Continue for 200 meters.
  69. Make a right U-turn to stay on Eikenhof 018.
  70. Continue for 200 meters.
  71. Walk west on Eikenhof 018.
  72. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  73. Make a sharp right onto Elgin Grabouw Country Club road.
  74. Continue for 90 meters.
  75. Bear left onto Oude Molen Single Track.
  76. Continue for 400 meters.
  77. Turn left onto Railway connect.
  78. Continue for 30 meters.
  79. Turn right onto Worcester Street.
  80. Continue for 400 meters.
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