334 ft
Distance
54 ft
Climb
555 ft
High Point

Rheola DH Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Roller Coaster
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3484

Rheola downhill mountain bike trail in South Wales is fast, rocky, rooty, steep natural downhill all the way. Tight twisty turns through the trees broke up the high speed chutes and bus stop sections. It is a technical track not for beginners.

Access Info

Head up the M4 to Swansea, continue to Junction 43. Take the A465, continue past Resolven. Take the first Glyn Neath turn (by Macdonalds). Take the next left (after Macdonalds) which is the old A465. Drive down this road for 3 miand the entrance to the venue is on the right opposite a layby. Alternatively, you can get on the A465 halfway between Newport and Monmouth and drive past Abergavenny and Merthyr along the 'Heads of the Valleys' Road. It's a nice drive if you know it and would avoid and football or rugby traffic down Cardiff if there is anything on.

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More Stats for Rheola DH mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    54 ft
  • Altitude min
    501 ft
  • Altitude start
    501 ft
  • Altitude end
    555 ft
  • Grade
    16.046%
  • Grade max
    6.176%
  • Grade min
    24.232%
  • Distance climb
    334 ft
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on Dec 13, 2014
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Rheola DH Trail Reports

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Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:34am
Dec 13, 2014
The push up for this trail is hard work. It took us an hour an a half. . the trail back own is amazing. It is very natural. Lots of rock...
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