Jonkershoek Western Loop Trail Run

Our trail grading: ORANGE 8B
Distance: 14.5 km
Extremeness: Tough climb and some off-road
Location: Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Joggers: Deryck Nel & me

Today was our first day back in Jonkershoek after 3 months of running other trails. Again we confirmed that there is no place like home! We did the standard Western Loop and it is still devastating to see what the fire has done. The single track at the end of our standard loop was completely destroyed by the fire... we had to do some hill sliding and then returned to the gate via jeep tracks.

The start of the single track

Towards Swartboskloof

Without the new green this would look like the moon

More destroyed landscape

Water that taste amazing!

The waterfall

Some sun

More epicness

The fire hut did not survive the fire

The end of our single track


Altitude vs Speed


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