Trails Summary

Gypsies Bend

trails-gypsiesWide, groomed single track through the veld with moderate grades. Features include easy stream crossings, acacia trees and dramatic
views of the Little Berg.

The bulk of the climbing happens in the first half of the ride.

RatingEasier
Distance14km
Elevation Gain180m
Marking ColourGreen

Montusi Gorge

trails-gorgeGroomed single track with more difficult grades.

Features include: exposed traverses, wide bermed quad tracks, switch backs, stream crossings and beautiful scenery.
Highlights include the Montusi Waterfall Cave and breathtaking views of the Amphitheater.

RatingMore Difficult
Distance20km
Elevation Gain369m
Marking ColourBlue

Long Easy

Groomed Single Track with moderate grades
Features include Quad Tracks, stream crossings and easy gradients. Highlights include fast riding along the canal, and a scenic section along the Tugela River. (The trails also goes right past the famous Tower of Pizza, so plan a refreshment stop along the way!)

RatingModerate
Distance27km
Elevation Gain300m
Marking ColourYellow

Grotto Trail

trails-grottoGroomed single track with most difficult grades. Features include: Long steep climbs, exposed traverses, long narrow bridges, sheer sand stone rock features, elevated fast peddling plateaus, long flowing downhill’s with big berms.

RatingMost Difficult
Distance30km
Elevation Gain650m
Marking ColourRed

Berghouse Trail

trails-berghouseGroomed single track with most difficult grades.
Features include: separate tracks up the east end of the valley with long steep climbs, exposed traverses, multiple switch backs, long technical downhill’s, long vistas of the Amphitheater.

There is a good chance of seeing zebra, Blesbuck and Eland.

RatingMost Difficult
Distance35km
Elevation Gain790m
Marking ColourPurple

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