4 miles
Distance
268 ft
Climb
-530 ft
Descent
00:14:59
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, RD, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #91085 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Un-official link between Howick Trails and Karkloof Trails. Please note that this route is NOT part of the official Howick Trails network and is not maintained.

Route goes past a sawmill.. please be cautious and aware of trucks/vehicles

Route is on an active access road.. be aware of traffic/vehicles

Day pass/indemnity is compulsory for both trail networks.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

Disclaimer

Active roads - be aware of traffic

More Stats for Howick Trails to Karkloof Trails (alternative route) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -263 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,450 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,814 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,712 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,450 ft
  • Grade
    -1.274%
  • Grade max
    -8.844%
  • Grade min
    8.287%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    481 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:59
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description & Photos
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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