Closest Town: Muldersdrift
Grading: Easy to Difficult | Duration: 2 - 3 hours
Location (Area/Province): Central Gauteng and Gauteng
Configuration: 6km beginner loop, 14km intermedaite loop and also advanced black section for skilled riders.
Start Point: Avianto clubhouse (Muldersdrift).
Access: Trails are open the whole week from 6am to 5pm. Fee payable
Beware of: Be vigilant, use normal South African caution.
Facilities: The clubhouse pool area and showers will also be open for use, meals also available.
Cell Reception: Yes
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Avianto Trails (situated at the Avianto Clubhouse in Muldersdrift) promises afantastic ride within scenic rural surrounds. A 6km Green Route offers a great introduction to mountain biking, mostly on jeep track and gravel roads. The 17km Blue Route is rated intermediate, with a handful of technical sections along the single-track, as well as some tough climbs.
On your bike
The trails feature a beginner green loop which is 6km long and consists of mostly jeep track and dirt roads.
The blue intermediate loop is just over 17km and features some challenging sections with single-track and tougher climbs. Off the blue loop riders have the option of taking the more advance black sections which are built for skilled riders. The blue trail features some an old train track and tunnel which is a great feature in the trail. Testing route, don’t be fooled by the relatively short distance, it is a testing “real” mtb trail that will test your skills and fitness levels. New blue and black sections are continually added to the trails.
There is also a 2.5km kiddies loop which doesn’t cross any roads and is easily manageable by kiddies, even on balance bikes.
Off the bike
The is no better setting for a mtb trail in Gauteng, the Avianto clubhouse is more like and exclusive golf clubhouse, and offers a pool, toilets and showers, changing rooms, tennis courts a kiddies play area, a full licensed bar and braai facilities. Picnics by the river are also welcomed. Trail runners are welcome.
Cellphone: +27 11 065 9294
GPS: 26 01’ 35” South / 27 50’ 40” East