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Bains Mountain Bike Trails (Welvanpas)

The Bobsled on the Wilde MTB Trails @ Welvanpas Black Route

BLUE ROUTE (15km)

APPROXIMATE TIME: 1h15 to 2.5hrs
SKILL AND FITNESS LEVEL: Moderate
TERRAIN: Jeep track, single track, rocky river crossings
HIGHEST POINT ON THE ROUTE: At 7km at an elevation of 360m (total ascent: 250m)


    WHITE ROUTE (29km)

APPROXIMATE TIME: 2h30 to 4hrs
SKILL AND FITNESS LEVEL: Advanced technical skills and high fitness levels required
TERRAIN: Steep single track descents, steep climbs, fast flowing single track, forest, fynbos, river crossings, orchards
HIGHEST POINT ON THE ROUTE
Various peaks, with the highest @ 24.5km at an elevation of 410m (total ascent: 900m)


YELLOW ROUTE (17km)

APPROXIMATE TIME: 1h45 to 3hrs
SKILL AND FITNESS LEVEL: Good technical skills and high fitness levels required
TERRAIN: Rocky jeep track, river crossings, logging roads, flowing single track
HIGHEST POINT ON THE ROUTE: At 8km at an elevation of 660m (total ascent: 600m)

 

BLACK ROUTE (31km)

APPROXIMATE TIME: 2h30 to 4hrs
SKILL AND FITNESS LEVEL: Good technical skills and high fitness levels required
TERRAIN: Rocky jeep track, flowing plantation single track, river crossings, logging roads
HIGHEST POINT ON THE ROUTE: At 13km at an elevation of 770m (total ascent: 1 100m)


Permit costs: 

Annual: R500pp; R800 for a couple; R1 000 for a family - annual permits only on sale at Adventure Cycles, Wellington (021 - 873 7434)

Day: R50pp

Members of Tygerberg MTB Club ride for free.

White Route = 29km, Blue Route = 15km: these two run together with the Blue cutting out some of the technical stuff of the White;


Black Route = 31km, Yellow Route = 17km: these two run together with the Yellow cutting out some of the technical stuff of the Black.

Map, directions and sponsors:

welvanpas, wellington, south africa