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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Descend Hamsterley is the only dedicated downhill and 4X facility in the North East. The project is in it’s 15th year of development. Due to popularity, it is one of the leading extreme bike centres for riders to visit from all over the UK.

      Descend Hamsterley accommodates everyone from beginners to full on professional athletes. We also have MTB coaching in tandem with Endeavour Mountain Bike Coaching to give hints, tip and training to all levels of riders.

      We also have dedicated staff on site at all times to assist and provide you with a professional service.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Links
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Bike Park Details
      • 1
      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 11, 2019 ago
      Day Ticket
      £30 GBP
      Uplift Type
      Shuttle

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,667
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Total Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      1,047 ft
      Total Vertical
      311 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,006 ft
      Reports
      15
      Photos
      63
      Ridden Counter
      632

      Popular Descend Bike Park Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 52 miles avg distance

      Photos of Descend Bike Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Pinball
      15 |
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 2:54am
      Jun 9, 2019
      trail: Pinball
      8 |
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 2:54am
      Jun 9, 2019
      trail: Pinball
      10 |
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 2:54am
      Jun 9, 2019
      trail: Pinball
      8 |
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 2:54am
      Jun 9, 2019

      Videos of Descend Bike Park Mountain Bike

      messing around on the 4X track at Hamsterley...
      trail: 4x Track
      0:05 | 48 | Jan 19, 2019
      FIRST TRIP TO DANNY HART'S DESCEND BIKE PARK
      1:43 | 177 | Feb 4, 2018
      Descend Bike Park
      trail: Pinball
      1:40 | 93 | Oct 31, 2017
      Main Line
      1:04 | 117 | Apr 30, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Main Line DH1
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 2:27am
      Aug 11, 2019
      WetWalkdeNSlick in places but overall still quite...
      Pinball
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 2:27am
      Aug 11, 2019
      WetWalkdeNRunning fine no problems
      The Edge - Top Section
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 2:27am
      Aug 11, 2019
      WetWalkdeNVery slick in the roots with some puddles
      The Edge - Bottom Section
      Jul 2, 2017 @ 11:21am
      Jul 2, 2017
      VariableEckythump
      4x Track
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 11:19pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      DryGravesendGrunt

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #38985huck-lovervotetrail4x Track
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 8:45am
      Sep 26, 2019
      user #1909550Weardaleboyscommenttrail4x Track
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 1:32am
      Aug 29, 2019
      user #440564WalkdeNaddreportMain Line DH1 and 2 more
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 8:12am
      Aug 11, 2019
      user #1752582Alex1592wishlisttrailMain Line DH1 and 2 more
      Jun 20, 2019 @ 3:26pm
      Jun 20, 2019
      user #1785889samalsopaddphotoSam Alsop at Pinball in Hamsterley, United Kingdom and 6 more
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 2:57am
      Jun 9, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1909550Weardaleboystrail4x TrackNot a blue trail
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 1:32am
      Aug 29, 2019
      user #571225kev-waring-dhreportPinballThe North Easts One and Only 4x and Downhill...
      Feb 3, 2015 @ 10:04am
      Feb 3, 2015

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Hamsterley Forest 2 140.6 km
      Chopwell Woodland Park 118.4 km
      Swaledale18.7 km
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