Imbuko Big 5 | Conquering The Insane Switchbacks Of The Wellington Cliffhanger Trail

by | Feb 6, 2024 | Skills, Bike, Bike Course Previews, Bike Events & Racing, Featured, Imbuko Big 5 MTB Challenge, Skills & Setup, Sports

The incredible switchbacks of the Imbuko Big 5 Cliffhanger trail are tough but we’re here to give you the tips you need to ride them like a boss!

The 2024 Imbuko Big 5 MTB Challenge in partnership with Canetsfontein is coming up on the 17th of February and there is much talk about the infamous Cliffhanger Trail at the heart of the route!

These incredible switchbacks wind their way down the face of the Hawequa mountains and have been cause for a little concern with some riders! The good news is that they are in fact easier to ride than they look and we’re here to give you the tips you need to ride them!

Join J-Dogg, Sulli, Franko and Jessi, take some notes and then get entered before the 14th of Feb to experience the trails and route for yourself!

How To Ride The Imbuko Big 5 Cliffhanger

How to conquer the Cliffhanger

More event info and entry:

Follow the racing live: @imbukobig5mtbchallenge

NB: This trail is closed to the public outside of the February 17th event date.

Find the course previews that explain the route here.

Event Coverage