Closest Town: Knysna
Grading: Intermediate to Extreme | Duration: Around 5 hours
Location (Area/Province): Garden Route
Start Point: Concordia Training Centre
Access: Permit payable at Knysna Cycle Works +27 (0)44 382 5153
Beware of: Technical sections
Facilities: Ablutions facilities
Cell Reception: Very good
Not marked but can be ridden with the locals.
On your bike
This 35km ride starts at the Concordia Training Centre and follows a route through private plantations and constitutes the routes of the annual Woodcutters MTB Race as well as the Knysna Cycle Race. Expect gnarly jeep-track, single track and gravel.
Off the bike
The Rheenendal Ramble takes you to the artists and crafters in the area, while the coastal town of Knysna will entice you with a range of action and leisure activities. Restaurants, farm stalls, art galleries, craft outlets, delis and cafés range from the quirky and quaint to drop-dead elegant.
Route Information: Knysna Cycle Works
Telephone: +27 (0) 44 382 5153
GPS: 34°02′09.0″S 023°02′39.4″E