Bains Trail

Venue: Welvanpas Farm, Wellington

Terms & Conditions of riding Bain’s MTB Trails

1. No permit, no ride.
2. No helmet, no ride.
3. No littering.
4. No smoking.
5. Ride at own risk.
6. Working farms: be aware of farm traffic.
7. Beware of snakes.
8. Report any fallen trees and missing route markers.

The routes:

BLUE ROUTE (15 KM)

APPROXIMATE TIME
1h15 to 2hrs

SKILL AND FITNESS LEVEL
Moderate

TERRAIN
Jeep track
Single track
Rocky river crossings

HIGHEST POINT ON THE ROUTE
At approximately 7km at an elevation of 360m.
YELLOW ROUTE (17 KM)

APPROXIMATE TIME
1h45 to 2h30

SKILL AND FITNESS LEVEL
Good technical skills and high fitness levels required.

TERRAIN
Rocky jeep track
River crossings
Logging roads
Flowing single track

HIGHEST POINT ON THE ROUTE
At approximately 8km at an elevation of 660m.
WHITE ROUTE (29 KM)

APPROXIMATE TIME
2h30 – 3h30

SKILL AND FITNESS LEVEL
Advanced technical skills and high fitness levels required.

TERRAIN
Steep single track descents
Steep climbs
Fast, flowing single track
Forest, fynbos
Free-fall river crossings
Orchards

HIGHEST POINT ON THE ROUTE
Various peaks, with the highest @ 24.5km at an elevation of 410m.
Details to obtain permits

Adventure Cycles
(8h30 – 17h30 during the week; 8h30 – 13h00 on Saturdays)

Fontein Street, just off Church Street on the right
021 – 873 7434 (o/h)
awium at adventurecycleswell dot co dot za

Total Garage, Church Street (on the right hand side), Wellington (24 hours).

Welvanpas Farm (when the coffee shop is open) – maybe safer to get the permit at the other 2 places.
Permit costs

R30 per day
Coffee

Welvanpas Farm (where the trail starts)

The Stone Kitchen at Dunstone Winery (on Bovlei Road)

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