Every year, the Karkloof hosts a number of sporting events ranging from Mountain Biking (think Karkloof Classic, Karkloof Trailblazer etc.) to trail running and the internationally renowned Midmar Mile. The most epic trail running event in KZN – if not in South Africa – has to be the Three Cranes Challenge. A three day staged trail…

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The Karkloof Mountain Biking Trails were voted the Number 1 trail in SA by top publication, Bicycling SA. Thanks to Landowners, Sappi and Karkloof Country Club members all coming together to support a well-loved sport: Bicycling SA used the following criteria to rank our trails the best in South Africa: • Rideability: While some trails are…

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TREAD Magazine are arranging a series of social rides from the Karkloof Country Club during the upcoming World Championships. 20km and 30km rides will depart daily at 2pm from the Club on the 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th of August with a social “ride and braai” planned for the 29th. Remember, the Karkloof trails are open…

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As Nick Floros starts work on the new 20km mountain-bike and hiking trail at Rockwood Lodges, we enlisted KZN Trail Running to help those of us who want to get into this growing sport with some helpful tips. Wear the correct shoes: Shoes with traction are helpful for rugged, slippery terrain where your ordinary trainers…

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