Entrance Fee:

The 27km MTB Challenge is a BIG 6 XTREME EVENT
28 April 2018

Distance Time Entry Fee Entry Limit Minimum Age
55km 7am (cut-off: 11am) R350 300 14 years +
27km 7h30 (cut-off: 11am) R250 300 14 years +
15km 8h00 (cut-off: 10am) R200 300 8 years + (accompanied by adult)

Starting in the Old Harbour precinct, the Valley Xtreme MTB Challenge will take you and your bike on a journey from the dramatic and historical Old Harbour up via Rotary Drive and through the beautiful and magical hemel & Aarde Valley, crossing our wine farms such as Southern Right, Sumaridge, Newton Johnson, Bouchard Finlayson, Spookfontein, Ataraxia, & Hamilton Russel, before we will bring you back for a dip in the sea via the Onrus River single tracks.

The trails here were originally purpose built for the Cape Epic & Wines to Whales but have since been expanded for some seriously awesome and memorable riding through beautiful valleys and wine farms.

This family-friendly event caters for all levels of skill and fitness with riders being able to choose between 18km, 27km or the 55km routes on offer.

Throw together 1,000 m of climbing (55km route), waterpoints designed to slow you down …, exhilarating vineyard trails through some of the most beautiful wine farms in the world, technical terrain to sharpen the mind and some sweet single tracks snaking along the Onrus River, and you are set to enjoy a MTB Challenge of Xtreme proportions while being rewarded with unbeatable views and a finish by the Old Harbour in Hermanus.

The trails are diverse and can be enjoyed by all levels of skill and fitness. However, we advise you to only enter the 55km race if you are an experienced and skilled mountain biker and really keen to see where the beautiful Hemel & Aarde wines hail from.

VALLEY XTREME / URBAN XTREME R20 000 PRIZE COMBO: Participate in both the Valley Xtreme AND Urban Xtreme, and stand in line to win cash prizes after the Urban Xtreme.

  • The prize money will be paid to the 1st & 2nd Male & Female riders in the URBAN XTREME MTB Criterium (29 April), who ALSO participated in the Valley Xtreme MTB Challenge. 
    • If a 1st place Urban Xtreme rider did not participate in the Valley Xtreme, the prize money will be shifted down to the 1st rider who participated in both events.
18 years and under 19 years +
1st Male R3 000 R3 000
2nd Male R2 000 R2 000
1st Female R3 000 R3 000
2nd Female R2 000 R2 000


SKU: VAX2018 Category:

Additional information


15km, 27km, 55km

MTB Info

55km MTB Challenge.
– 1,285m climbing.
– Scoring 5/5 for balance between farm road, jeep & single tracks
– Scoring 3/5 for technical
– Scoring 5/5 for great ride

27km MTB challenge
– 580m climbing
– Scoring 5/5 for balance between farm road, jeep & single tracks
– Scoring 2/5 for technical
– Scoring 5/5 for great ride

15km MTB challenge
– 230m climbing
– Scoring 5/5 for balance between tar road, jeep & single tracks
– Scoring 1/5 for technical
– Scoring 5/5 for great ride for the whole family.

General Event Rules:

2017 Blue Mountain Xtreme