Cradle Gateway 2 Gateway MTB trail update

Cradle of Humankind Mountain Bike Trails

MTB Trail construction progress report

The entire Gateway 2 Gateway mountain bike trail (18 km) is nearing completion, with the tread having been roughed in, and then smoothed where appropriate.

First to be finished will be the 5 km section (the easy “Green – beginner” trail from the Kloofzicht Gateway to the entrance to the Rhino and Lion Reserve). A wooden link bridge has been added, and once the dedicated mountain bike bridge crossing the Bloubank River is completed, this section will be ready for action.

The remainder of the trail (13 km) from Rhino and Lion Reserve along the D 540 road to the Lanseria Gateway is also nearing completion. The trail corridor has been cleared of most vegetation, the tread has been roughed in and recent use by some “impatient” riders managed to define preferred rider lines along this section of trail. Trails need to mature over…

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  1. This is absolutely a reason to venture up North on its own!

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