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160 mi 258 km of trail 23 Runs

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gem Favorite The seating area at the little bar on the side of the Blyde River

River Bank Bar

(1) Graksop, ZA
gem Favorite Gum-pole river crossing bridge.

Sarel Marais Family Homestead

(2) Johanne…, ZA

Runs in South Africa - 23

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Favorite Just had a snack at Witsieshoek and the climbing starts getting serious.
Difficult

Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge 50km

31.4 mi 50.5 km • Loop • 7,666 ft Ascent 2336.65 m Ascent

(2) Phuthad…, ZA
Favorite Gum-pole river crossing bridge.
Easy/Intermediate

Riverside Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km • Loop • 259 ft Ascent 78.91 m Ascent

(2) Johanne…, ZA
Favorite Suikerbosrand views.
Intermediate/Difficult

Suikerbosrand Trail

11.5 mi 18.4 km • Loop • 2,181 ft Ascent 664.74 m Ascent

(1) Heidelberg, ZA
Favorite God's Window.
Intermediate

God's Window

0.7 mi 1.1 km • Loop • 204 ft Ascent 62.27 m Ascent

(1) Graksop, ZA
Favorite Open singletrack - what a joy!
Difficult

Golden Gate Challenge - Day 1

17.1 mi 27.5 km • Loop • 3,555 ft Ascent 1083.43 m Ascent

(2) Phuthad…, ZA
Favorite No Photos
Extremely Difficult

Skyrun 100

64.0 mi 102.9 km • Point to Point • 10,272 ft Ascent 3131.01 m Ascent

(2) Lady Grey, ZA
Favorite A tranquil view down by the Klip River.
Intermediate

Wildlife Loop

7.8 mi 12.6 km • Loop • 959 ft Ascent 292.37 m Ascent

(1) Johanne…, ZA
Favorite Take in the view and the sounds of this waterfall near the Bourke's Luck Potholes. It is very peaceful.
Easy

Bourke's Luck Potholes

0.7 mi 1.1 km • Out and Back • 86 ft Ascent 26.26 m Ascent

(1) Graksop, ZA

Trails in South Africa - 49

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1.7 mi 2.8 km #1Swartboskloof
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Stellenbosch, ZA
17.1 mi 27.5 km #2Ribbok Trail
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
Difficult
17.1 mi 27.5 km Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #3Wodehouse Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #4Stellenboschberg to Assegaaibosch
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Stellenbosch, ZA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #5Bloubos Trail
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy
1.9 mi 3.0 km Johannesburg, ZA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #6Sunbird Trail
Extremely Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
Extremely Difficult
2.7 mi 4.3 km Johannesburg, ZA
2.6 mi 4.1 km #7Panorama Trail: Kurktrekker to Swartboskloof
Difficult
Grabouw, ZA
Difficult
2.6 mi 4.1 km Grabouw, ZA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #8Kiepersol Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Johannesburg, ZA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #9Dassie Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Johannesburg, ZA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #10Beacon Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Johannesburg, ZA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #11Connecting Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Johannesburg, ZA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #12Ruins Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Johannesburg, ZA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #13Gifbol Trail
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy
0.8 mi 1.3 km Johannesburg, ZA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #14Tswana Trail
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Johannesburg, ZA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #15Legae Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Johannesburg, ZA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #16Suikerbosrand Loop 1
Heidelberg, ZA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Heidelberg, ZA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #17Wildebeest Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Johannesburg, ZA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #18Platteklip Gorge
Intermediate/Difficult
Cape Town, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Cape Town, ZA
10.9 mi 17.5 km #19Contour Path
Intermediate
Constantia, ZA
Intermediate
10.9 mi 17.5 km Constantia, ZA
0.8 mi 1.4 km #20The Aqueduct
Intermediate
Newlands, ZA
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.4 km Newlands, ZA

Photos of South Africa - 129

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Open singletrack - what a joy!
Mar 10, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
Just had a snack at Witsieshoek and the climbing starts getting serious.
Feb 19, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
Running past one of the many caves in the area.
Feb 19, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
And finally down the mountain you go.
Feb 19, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
Top end of the gully and down you go.
Feb 19, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
St Blaize Trail from Mossel Bay, South Africa
Feb 16, 2020 near Mossel Bay, ZA
Up on the ridge.
Mar 10, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
Passing yet another sandstone buttress while partaking in the Golden Gate Challenge.
Feb 23, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA

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