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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      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
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      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Bike Park Details
      • 1
      • 4


      Open on Jan 13, 2019
      Day Ticket
      £30 GBP
      Uplift Type
      Shuttle

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,411
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Total Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      1 miles
      Total Descent
      1,047 ft
      Total Vertical
      311 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,006 ft
      Reports
      12
      Photos
      56
      Ridden Counter
      373

      Photos of Descend Bike Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Main Line DH1
      189 |
      May 7, 2018 @ 11:21am
      May 7, 2018
      Main Line DH1, Durham
      trail: Main Line DH1
      129 |
      May 7, 2018 @ 11:21am
      May 7, 2018
      Main Line DH1, Durham
      trail: Main Line DH1
      156 |
      May 7, 2018 @ 11:21am
      May 7, 2018
      Main Line DH1, Durham
      trail: Main Line DH1
      47 |
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 12:41pm
      Oct 22, 2017
      Main Line DH1, Newcastle upon Tyne
      more photos »

      Videos of Descend Bike Park Mountain Bike

      messing around on the 4X track at Hamsterley...
      trail: 4x Track
      0:05 | 4 | Jan 19, 2019
      FIRST TRIP TO DANNY HART'S DESCEND BIKE PARK
      1:43 | 128 | Feb 4, 2018
      Descend Bike Park
      trail: Pinball
      1:40 | 68 | Oct 31, 2017
      Main Line
      1:04 | 92 | Apr 30, 2017
      more videos »

      Recent Comments

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      user #571225kev-waring-dhreportPinballThe North Easts One and Only 4x and Downhill...
      Feb 3, 2015 @ 10:04am
      Feb 3, 2015
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1700800ryo2002addvideomessing around on the 4X track at Hamsterley forest
      Jan 19, 2019 @ 4:05pm
      2 days
      user #1099296Peatbog99addridelogJan 19, 2019 ride log
      Jan 19, 2019 @ 9:41am
      2 days
      user #1604047Andy87MTBaddridelogJan 16, 2019 ride log
      Jan 16, 2019 @ 7:35am
      Jan 16, 2019
      user #620074TechknaraddreportThe Edge - Top Section
      Jan 14, 2019 @ 1:27am
      Jan 14, 2019
      user #118455dannyhartaddridelogJan 13, 2019 ride log
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 9:36am
      Jan 13, 2019
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