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Bastille Day 25km Trail Race

 
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15.9 Miles 25.6 Kilometers

 

88% 

Runnable

40%

Singletrack

2,615' 797 m

Ascent

-2,618' -798 m

Descent

2,044' 623 m

High

824' 251 m

Low

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

69%

Max Grade (34°)

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Trail around Franschhoek and Berg River Dam.

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Overview

Trail around the Berg river dam and the valley behind this.
Features: Lake — River/Creek — Views — Waterfall — Wildflowers — Wildlife

Runner Notes

The contour is quite steep and once you drop into the valley the jeep track is mainly clay and gets very slippery in winter

Description

Starts on a jeep track for a couple of km's, then scramble up through a copse of trees (use the trees like ski poles :) ). This takes you to a brilliant singletrack on quite a steep face around the contour to the next valley. This valley includes a small waterfall at it's apex. Once you are out of the river bed it is a bit of a slog to the finish.

Flora & Fauna

Good example of Cape fynbos throughout the trail

History & Background

The Berg River dam was only constructed in 2009 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berg_...

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