2,347 ft
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-166 ft
Descent
00:03:16
Avg time
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Helshoogte Culvert Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Ref Number
    BC04
  • AKA
    Culvert
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    All year
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Other
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #100623 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #26838 in E-Biking
    • #69061 in Trail Running
    • #71713 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    Banhoek Conservancy

Access Route into Botmaskop from Old Helshoogte Pass through culvert under the Helshoogte Pass

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More Stats for Helshoogte Culvert mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -157 ft
  • Altitude min
    993 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,150 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,150 ft
  • Altitude end
    993 ft
  • Grade
    -6.71%
  • Grade max
    -19.175%
  • Grade min
    4.225%
  • Distance climb
    268 ft
  • Distance down
    1,971 ft
  • Distance flat
    108 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:52
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Status:
on Nov 29, 2021
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 1.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Helshoogte Culvert Trail Reports

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      Nov 29, 2021 @ 4:54am
      Nov 29, 2021
      reporter
      Nov 27, 2021 @ 9:18pm
      Nov 27, 2021
      Origin of Trails destroyed the trail in the rain
      Feb 27, 2021 @ 9:38pm
      Feb 27, 2021
      reporter
      Feb 24, 2021 @ 4:23am
      Feb 24, 2021
      reporter Fire Hazard
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 6:20am
      Oct 20, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 21 rides
      • 34 miles avg distance
      All
      • 29 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Banhoek Conservancy - loop 1
      9 miles
      Botmaskop Route Banhoek
      10 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      RenoRider (Sep 30, 2021 at 6:58)
       A necessary evil to ride larger loops in the area. The culvert is interesting and kind of fun to ride through. Highly encourage riding in a group, as it would be a sketchy little segment for a lone rider for safety‚Äôs sake. Seemed kind of dodgy.
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