2.4 miles
Distance
342 ft
Climb
-306 ft
Descent
923 ft
High Point
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    all year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    franschhoek wine

Adventure trail with some technical sections on the West side of the Berg River dam shore. Views across to Matoppie and the Franschoek Mountains. Swim in the river.

Access Info

Permits from Franschoek Tourism

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Berg River Dam Western Shore mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    35 ft
  • Altitude min
    834 ft
  • Altitude start
    841 ft
  • Altitude end
    876 ft
  • Grade
    0.279%
  • Grade max
    -21.552%
  • Grade min
    28.192%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    5,060 ft
  • Distance flat
    865 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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