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Breedtsnek Road MTB Trail

Breedtnek Mountain Bike Trail

Description

The mountain bike trail of Breedtsnek is a dirt road set in the pretty Magaliesberg countryside and takes one over the mountains of Rustenburg and Hartbeespoort. Breedtsnek – Hekpoort MTB starts and finishes at the petrol station found at Hekpoort and offers a 50-70 km distance ride. On your ride you come across steep switchbacks and views of the Buffelspoort dam as well as the Hartbeespoort dam.

Start

50 km – 70 km: Start and finish at the Hekpoort Petrol Station

10 km: Start at Sugarbush Hill Cottages

End

This is a circular route and will bring you back to your parking spot.

Distance

10 km or 55 km

Duration

1 – 2 hours (10 km)

6 – 7 hours (55 km)

Rating

Intermediate to difficult

Permit / Entrance fee

Public access

Take With

  • puncture kit
  • spare tube
  • tools
  • refreshments and water
  • camera
  • GPS

Please Note

Important points to remember about this route:

  • Th Automobile Association’s (AA) Magaliesberg map can help to plan your ride options
  • Dirt roads
  • The Breedtnek route is on a public road – so be aware of vehicles traveling the same road.
  • Because of lack of guarantee of the safety of your vehicle at the petrol station, you could extend your ride from Sugarbush Hill Cottages.
  • Popular route for when training for the likes of the Magalies Monster etc.
  • Start earlier in summer than winter (around 6:00 against 7:00) as it can get very hot on the road.



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