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Recommended Routes in The Free State - 7

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Favorite Running past one of the many caves in the area.
Difficult

Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge 50km

31.4 mi 50.5 km 7,666' Up 2336.65 m Up 7,664' Down 2336.08 m Down

Phuthad…, ZA
Favorite Open singletrack - what a joy!
Difficult

Golden Gate Challenge - Day 1

17.1 mi 27.5 km 3,555' Up 1083.43 m Up 3,553' Down 1082.86 m Down

Phuthad…, ZA
Favorite No Photos
Very Difficult

Skyrun 100

64.0 mi 102.9 km 10,272' Up 3131.01 m Up 9,750' Down 2971.94 m Down

Lady Grey, ZA
Favorite Mnweni Pass
Intermediate/Difficult

Mnweni Marathon

23.4 mi 37.7 km 5,917' Up 1803.53 m Up 5,917' Down 1803.38 m Down

Bergville, ZA
Favorite Open singletrack - what a joy!
Difficult

Golden Gate Challenge - Day 3

10.9 mi 17.6 km 2,360' Up 719.43 m Up 2,360' Down 719.22 m Down

Phuthad…, ZA
Favorite Open singletrack - what a joy!
Difficult

Golden Gate Challenge - Day 2

17.9 mi 28.8 km 4,041' Up 1231.67 m Up 4,040' Down 1231.43 m Down

Phuthad…, ZA
Favorite Top end of the gully and down you go.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sentinel Peak (Chain Ladders)

7.2 mi 11.5 km 2,131' Up 649.59 m Up 2,125' Down 647.71 m Down

Phuthad…, ZA

The Free State Running

  • 212 Miles 341 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 3 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 8 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in The Free State - 5

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17.1 mi 27.5 km #1Ribbok Trail
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #2Wodehouse Trail
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
6.9 mi 11.1 km #3Rockeries Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Mokhotlong, LS
Intermediate/Difficult
Mokhotlong, LS
10.3 mi 16.6 km #4Mnweni Pass
Difficult
Bergville, ZA
Difficult
Bergville, ZA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #5Monks Cowl - Nandi Falls
Easy/Intermediate
Bergville, ZA
Easy/Intermediate
Bergville, ZA

Photos of The Free State - 41

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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
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
Mnweni Pass
Jan 18, 2021 near Bergville, ZA