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Magoebaskloof Adventures Black MTB Trail

CLOSEST TOWN > Hanenertsburg

TRAIL DESTINATION > Magoebaskloof

DISTANCE > 10km

GRADING > Experienced

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OVERVIEW

This 10km route is for very experienced mountain bikers. 3km of technical single track hug the contours of the Letaba Gorge through riverine forest. A steep climb gives spectacular views of Georges Valley before a steep descent back to the start. It can be accessed from Magoebaskloof Adventures. [div2 class="highlight1"]

On your bike

Starting at Magoebaskloof Adventures follow the single track for 3km through the riverine forest. Take a short stop to admire the view into the Letaba Gorge. Follow the dirt road for 1 km before a steep single track up to the R528. Cross the R528 and follow the plantation roads through gum. 4km of tough climbing take you to the top of George's Valley and spectacular views. The ascent is steep single track for 2.5 km before passing under the R528. More single track leads along the gorge back to the start.

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Off the bike

Magoebaskloof Adventures offers tubing, abseiling, quad biking, paintball, climbing wall and the Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour.

CONTACT:

Route Information: Jane Allison

Telephone: 083 442 7429

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.magoebaskloofadventure.co.za

GPS: 23°58′02.0″S 029°59′28.5″E

Weather:{weather Hanenertsburg, South Africa}

FAST FACTS

GRADING:

Experienced

DURATION:

2 - 3 Hours

CONFIGURATION :

10km circular route.

START POINT:

Magoebaskloof Adventures.

TERRAIN:

Mountainous plantations and riverin forest.

MAP:

See below.

CELL RECEPTION:

Intermittent.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

R20 per person 12 and over for the day.

FACILITIES:

Ablutions, picnic and coffee shop.

BEWARE OF:

Timber operations

HOW TO GET THERE

Haenertsburg is between Polkwane and Tzaneen on the R71. Magoebaskloof Adventures is between Haenertsburg and Tzaneen on the R528. 

BEST TIME OF YEAR

March - November