Welcome to Two The Core Trails in the beautiful Modderfontein Nature Reserve.
Our little piece of Heaven is a mere 5km (as the crow flies) from Sandton, situated in the Modderfontein Nature Reserve. It is in this spectacular setting that our dedicated team has managed to design and create a haven for mountain bikers, trail runners and walkers alike.
Countless hours have been spent cutting and implementing trails which can be utilised by regular enthusiasts as well as novice and beginner riders. The exhilarating trails are a combination of jeep track, single track and some technical rocky sections. Riders can be sure that every month a new and exciting addition shall be added to the trails to continue to bring you the best possible riding in Joburg.
The trails are situated within a security fence which is patrolled 24 hours a day by security vehicles and guards on bikes which is a welcomed relief.
ON YOUR BIKE
There are various loops catering for all skill levels, and can be tailor made to be as short or long as the rider/runner prefers. Predominantly single track, with jeep track sections interspersed, the trail begins at “Isidleki” where you will be able to enjoy a coffee before or after at the new coffee shop of Val Bonne. From here onwards the rider must choose the distance and relevant loop. Follow the amazing signage to be taken on a rollercoaster ride throughout the forests and circumnavigate the six dams on the property. While they say Joburg is flat, on the longest loop a rider will climb approximately 480m.
The yellow / red routes have an approximate distance of 30km / 40km. Both routes continually feed back onto the green loop, however they do encapsulate the true essence of mountain biking by including single track sections. The single track winds its way through the forests and trees, taking riders on an exhilarating rollercoaster adventure, with a couple of river crossings to be encountered.
Modderfontein Reserve is a 275ha conservation area. There is wildlife on the property, including wildebeest, zebra, springbok and blesbok with loads of birdlife and there are a few dams too. You get a feeling of being deep in the bush at times, incredible considering you’re just a few kilometers from the city.