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Gems in South Africa - 2

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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

Recommended Routes in South Africa - 26

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Favorite And finally down the mountain you go.
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 A tranquil view down by the Klip River.
Intermediate

Riverside Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km 259' Up 78.91 m Up 258' Down 78.61 m Down

Johanne…, 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 A view of the Tswaing meteor impact crater.
Easy

Tswaing Crater Trail

4.1 mi 6.6 km 377' Up 114.94 m Up 377' Down 114.92 m Down

Mabopane, ZA
Favorite God's Window.
Intermediate

God's Window

0.7 mi 1.1 km 204' Up 62.27 m Up 204' Down 62.03 m Down

Graksop, ZA
Favorite Famous Red Disa
Difficult

Myburgh's Waterfall Ravine

1.3 mi 2.1 km 936' Up 285.29 m Up 936' Down 285.31 m Down

Constantia, 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 A tranquil view down by the Klip River.
Intermediate

Wildlife Loop

7.8 mi 12.6 km 959' Up 292.37 m Up 959' Down 292.37 m Down

Johanne…, ZA
Favorite A view of the Hartebeespoort dam from the northern slopes of the Magaliesberg mountain range.
Difficult

Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve Loop

3.4 mi 5.5 km 942' Up 287.09 m Up 936' Down 285.32 m Down

Brits, ZA

South Africa Running

  • 764 Miles 1,229 Kilometers of Trail
  • 26 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 15 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 33 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 35 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Areas Within South Africa

Trails in South Africa - 57

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1.7 mi 2.8 km #1Swartboskloof
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
17.1 mi 27.5 km #2Ribbok Trail
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #3Made on Earth Hiking Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Diepsloot, ZA
Intermediate/Difficult
Diepsloot, ZA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #4Bloubos Trail
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
Easy
Johannesburg, ZA
3.6 mi 5.8 km #5Wodehouse Trail
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
Difficult
Phuthaditjhaba, ZA
3.4 mi 5.5 km #6Stellenboschberg to Assegaaibosch
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #7Sunbird Trail
Very Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
Very Difficult
Johannesburg, ZA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #8Kiepersol Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
4.5 mi 7.3 km #9Haelkop Trail
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
Difficult
Stellenbosch, ZA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #10Dassie Trail
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA
Intermediate
Johannesburg, ZA

Photos of South Africa - 142

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And finally down the mountain you go.
Feb 19, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
Open singletrack - what a joy!
Mar 10, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
Running past one of the many caves in the area.
Feb 19, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
Top end of the gully and down you go.
Feb 19, 2016 near Phuthad…, ZA
Just had a snack at Witsieshoek and the climbing starts getting serious.
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
A friend sitting and enjoying the view on top of the summit. Shelter Rock
Aug 13, 2020 near Brits, ZA