This 5.3km route is suitable for families with young children. It follows the edge of Stanford Lake and Ebenezer Dam on well used roads and is fairly flat. It can be extended by 3km by following the road along Ebenezer dam further and returning the same way.
It can be accessed from Stanford Lake Lodge.
Distance 7.31 km. Elevation gain 142m. Elevation loss 142m.
Max elevation 1,419 m. Min elevation 1,364 m.
Technical difficulty Moderate. Trail type Loop.
This 5km route is suitable for families with lovely single track to test technical skills. Experienced riders can do several laps for training purposes. It passes through the pine plantations, avo orchards and the beautiful gardens of Cheerio and Sequoia along grass paths and roads. The climb to the top of the hill is made worth the effort by the spectacular views of the Wolkberg and Cheerio Valley.
It can be accessed from Cheerio Trout Fishing & Holiday Resort, Sequoia and Cheerio Gardens.
This 30 km route is suitable for most riders. It follows the Blue route along the edge of Stanford Lake and Ebenezer Dam before branching off up a long climb to cross the R71. It then follows the Broederstroom on flat but sometimes grassy roads towards Cheerio. The valley has abundant bird life and the constant babble of the river is energizing. A loop through Sequoia, Cheerio Trout Fishing & Holiday Resort and Cheerio Gardens joins the green route before diverting to pass Stanford Lake College and cross the R71 again.
It can be accessed from Haenertsburg, Stanford Lake Lodge, behind Stanford Lake College, Sequoia, Cheerio Trout Lode and Cheerio Gardens.
This 34 km route is suitable for most riders but is not marked. It goes around Ebenezer dam on good district roads and then passes through Blue Berry Heights and Stanford Lake College to join up with the yellow route to return to Haenertsburg via the Broederstroom.
This route can be accessed from Haenertsburg, Blue Berry Heights, Stanford Lake College and Stanford Lake Lodge.