24 06, 2022

Ultimate Southern Pass Trail, Stanford Valley

By |2022-06-24T10:57:45+02:00June 24th, 2022|Trails|Comments Off on Ultimate Southern Pass Trail, Stanford Valley

The Area ‘Ultimate’ is one of those adjectives that are oft over-used, but in the case of the ‘Ultimate Southern Pass Trail’, I really believe it applies. This MTB route traverses private properties near Stanford Valley, and everything from views to riding rate as downright superlative. The trail – and the great outdoors – await [...]

4 03, 2022

Tough Riding Provides Perfect Preparation at 2022 Stanford MTB Classic

By |2022-03-04T08:19:19+02:00March 4th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Tough Riding Provides Perfect Preparation at 2022 Stanford MTB Classic

In recent years the Stanford region has gone from a gravel grinder’s delight to that and a mountain biker’s playground thanks to the plethora of singletrack being built by the local landowners. The 2022 Stanford MTB Classic – which took place on Saturday, 26 February – utilised those trails to stage a challenging, 85 kilometre, [...]

8 06, 2020

Overberg Escape: R&R in the Western Cape’s Secret Playground

By |2020-06-22T22:10:15+02:00June 8th, 2020|Mountains & Valleys|Comments Off on Overberg Escape: R&R in the Western Cape’s Secret Playground

There’s a semi-secret outdoors lovers’ playground in the Overberg. Situated between Stanford, in the west, and Bredasdorp, in the east, it is bordered by mountains to the north and the ocean to the south. Boasting an exceptional diversity of fynbos, it was once a region best known for its protea farms; though increasingly wine farms [...]

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