Our trail grading: Orange 7A
Extremeness: Fairly easy run with a tough ascent in extreme heat
Location: Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Joggers: Deryck Nel, Wim Morris, Andries Heyns, Dirk van der Merwe & me
Again we jogged during extreme heat! The road started with the familiar single track going up to the abandoned house. We normally turn left here, but kept right today and was awarded by beautiful views of Helderberg mountain. From here we ascended further and then descended with an awesome single track through young pine trees and into a part of the forest that was cut down. Here Dirk left us taking a short cut to the gate and we joined up with our regular Paradyskloof Friday afternoon route. Today we took the second MTB single track down (where we lost Wim), pushing hard to finish with some style...