Riding The Cliffhanger Trail In Wellington | Imbuko Big 5 Course Preview

by | Jan 29, 2023 | Bike Course Previews, Bike, Bike Events & Racing, Imbuko Big 5 MTB Challenge, Sports

The 2023 Imbuko Big 5 MTB Challenge is coming up on the 18th of February and the infamous course has some brand new additions! The route features 3000m of elevation gain over 70km across the absolutely stunning Hawequa mountains surrounding the town of Wellington.

Canetsfontein Wine Estate has partnered with Imbuko for this event to bring you the mind-blowing new Cliffhanger trail that you will see in this video.

Watch the course preview of the Obiekwa climb and descent below featuring the incredible brand new Cliffhanger trail, keep an eye out for our final course preview dropping on Tuesday and watch the race live on the @wildairsports Instagram stories on the 18th of Feb!

Imbuko Big 5 Course Preview: The Cliffhanger

Imbuko Big 5 Climb/Descent #3 “Obiekwa”:

Climb starts at kilometre 27 and descent ends at kilometre 47.

11km climbing with 900 meters of elevation gain.

9km of descending dropping 950 meters.

Find out more about the Imbuko Big 5 MTB Challenge here.

Watch the Hawequa Climb Course Preview here

See last year’s racing highlights here.

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