The small quaint town of Clarens, found on the Eastern part of the Free State, don’t be fooled by the country demeanor as there’s lots to do in the mountainous village. Just 8 kilometres from the small town’s hub of Clarens is Bokpoort Mountain Biking Trail. Keep yourself occupied with this ideal extreme sport that’s suitable for the adventurous kind.
As this 12-kilometer trail takes about three hours to complete and is rated as being an intermediate to difficult level. This means that it requires considerable strength and fitness and is not appropriate for beginners or children.
It’s a technical loop trail, consisting of about four loops. Some of the trail includes rock pools and waterfalls, through which it’s sometimes necessary to climb off the bicycle and push it, rather than cycle. The activities that take place in and amongst the town’s famous and majestic Maluti Mountain that this ‘jewel’ of a town is known for. Bokpoort Mountain Biking Trail is nestled within these surrounds.
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