The mountain biking options in and around Greyton and Genadendal have increased dramatically in the last year thanks to a small band of enthusiasts who have built, cleared and marked many kilometres of track.
Greyton and Genadendal are wonderful places for a mountain biking weekend: There are several routes to ride; stunning scenery; a range of accommodation to choose from and those who are not so energetic always find plenty to do in our beautiful village. Bikes may be hired at High Hopes Bed and Breakfast. Contact 028 254 9898.
There are several enthusiastic mountain bikers who are always keen to share their local knowledge of the trails, and for those training and wanting to ride distance, there are many district roads that are safe and scenic! Several farms allow riding on their tracks by prior arrangement and some major cycling events take place each year in the area, the Greyton MTB Classic, Dirtopia MTB Festival, The Greyton Tour and Genadendal Mission MTB and trail run.
Our trails are designed with Everyone in mind! Ride though the Rockhopper forest with your kids (an easy, fun route with no hills) or ride the red loop to train for the Epic! And of course there’s a whole lot of options in between. All our routes start at Vanilla Cafe in Greyton but you can also start at the Genadendal Moravian church square. Permits and route maps (Click here to download or click on map below) are obtainable from Vanilla Cafe. Permit fees go straight back into the trails – there is no management fee. See our Permit section for details and ‘rules of the trails”. Routes are marked really well and you should easily stay on track. You will find maps and more trail information on our website.
NOTE. All our trails are rideable on a cross country bike.
Take out annual membership to become a club member and support the trail building!
Apart from our main focus to get more trails to riders and more riders to come out and play we have a number of ways in which we want to involve our broader community in order to achieve our vision: To facilitate the process of developing Greyton as the family MTB destination of choice in the Western Cape.
Building the sport from a grass roots level is a sure way to make our sport sustainable and to bring out the winners of tomorrow! We’re building on a base of kids riding for pleasure and if racing snakes or DH junkies emerge we’ll be there for them. If you feel that you’d like to help with the kids project (old bikes), with setting up a workshop (anything from bike tools to a container to house it!) or by donating for new trail to be cut please contact our treasurer Ria Wills at email@example.com