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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Region Details
      • 63
      • 122
      • 52
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Jan 2, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      261
      Trails Mountain Bike
      242
      Trails E-Bike
      236
      Trails Hike
      237
      Trails Trail Running
      237
      Trails Horse
      74
      Trails Dirtbike
      6
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      5
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Total Distance
      151 miles
      Total Descent
      9,843 ft
      Total Vertical
      460 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      465 ft
      Reports
      805
      Photos
      799
      Ridden Counter
      5,600

      Popular Essex Mountain Biking Trails

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      High Beech carpark to Claypit Hill (bridleway)
      Epping Forest
      Hadleigh XC - Part 1
      Hadleigh Park
      Hadleigh XC - Part 2
      Hadleigh Park
      Wake Arms Bridleway
      Epping Forest
      Pinball/Table Run
      Danbury
      Blue Bell
      Danbury
      Climb Up
      Danbury
      Bermy Loop - Full
      Hadleigh Park
      Cannonball (Kate's Cellar pt.1)
      Epping Forest
      Volcano Run
      Danbury
      Access Road
      Hadleigh Park
      Coffin
      Danbury
      Fireroad Climb
      Danbury
      Feel The Payne
      Danbury
      Root City Ride (Kate's Cellar Pt.2)
      Epping Forest

      Essex Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Epping Forest 28K/17M Loop
      Epping
      17 miles
      River Roding & Epping Forest Loop
      Greater London
      32 miles
      Epping Long Loop lots of good trails
      London
      27 miles
      Wylde Skye Tap Room Loop
      Saffron Walden
      67 miles
      Cock Inn to The White Hart (Pub 2 Pub)
      Southend-on-Sea
      4 miles
      Monica's 1st Boardy ride
      Colchester
      17 miles
      HMTBC Monday night ride
      Benfleet Downs
      21 miles
      Belfairs woods to Hockley loop
      Southend-on-Sea
      21 miles
      Bermy Loop - Full
      Hadleigh Park
      2,969 ft
      Colchester Cycling
      Colchester
      12 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 6 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 82 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Essex Mountain Bike

      10 |
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 12:50am
      Oct 9, 2020
      8 |
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 11:16am
      Aug 10, 2020
      9 |
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 11:14am
      Aug 10, 2020
      8 |
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 11:14am
      Aug 10, 2020

      Videos of Essex Mountain Bike

      Hadleigh Park - The Olympic MTB Track
      6:01 | 194 | Oct 26, 2019
      Danbury Razzin
      trail: Blue Bell
      0:59 | 103 | Sep 24, 2019
      Danbury trails
      trail: Blue Bell
      0:53 | 284 | Mar 15, 2017
      Warren Ride 2016
      trail: Warren
      1:23 | 225 | Dec 23, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2553719s7612fwishlisttrailBeechy Brook Trail
      Jan 13, 2021 @ 4:39am
      Jan 13, 2021
      user #1281610Rchowardrx8wishlisttrailRiver Stort Trail and 1 more
      Jan 9, 2021 @ 1:14pm
      Jan 9, 2021
      user #2307855GuffnutswishlisttrailHadleigh XC - Part 1 and 1 more
      Jan 2, 2021 @ 2:41pm
      Jan 2, 2021
      user #2265572tonykcaddreportWoodman's Glade to Ludgate Plain (Bury Wood) bridleway and 4 more
      Jan 2, 2021 @ 3:30am
      Jan 2, 2021
      user #642395Lewis-56riddentrailRoute A and 8 more
      Dec 31, 2020 @ 11:57am
      Dec 31, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2022346Raymond82trailPiercing HillFallen tree half way trough so new route which...
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 10:59am
      Sep 22, 2020
      user #1805263BowsontrailStart of Something NewAs soon as we get some rain we will get the...
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 11:22am
      Aug 10, 2020
      user #1319154MTBnewbiereportWellington HillAll clear dry
      Jun 25, 2020 @ 8:03am
      Jun 25, 2020
      user #2214317HenrylawfulltrailLenny BruceNice few jumps and berms but massive fallen...
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 10:16am
      Jun 8, 2020
      user #2129182Steve1eodtrailFlowy Jumpy downhillReally hard to follow the track, could be due...
      May 14, 2020 @ 5:29am
      May 14, 2020

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Baddow Pumptrackskill parkChelmsford
      Braintree BMX Trackskill parkChelmsford
      Promenade Park Pumptrackskill parkDanbury
      Rayne Village Hall Pumptrackskill parkChelmsford
      Tiptree Pumptrackskill parkDanbury

      Local Trail Supporters

      • Danbury Dig crew

      Pinkbike Articles

      Aug 8, 2019
      Video &amp; Event Report: Celebrating 10 Years of Radfest in 2019 - Essex, UK Video & Event Report: Celebrating 10 Years of Radfest in 2019 - Essex, UK
      A weekend for trials riders, BMXers and dirt jumpers to get together to ride bikes at Radical Bikes bike park in Essex, UK.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike242142 miles9,469 ft63 miles459 ft
      7998051017,804
      E-Bike236133 miles9,209 ft61 miles459 ft
      7611318
      Hike237145 miles9,573 ft64 miles459 ft
      7941206
      Trail Running237145 miles9,534 ft64 miles459 ft
      7942545
      Horse7463 miles3,461 ft28 miles436 ft
      4694
      Dirtbike66 miles282 ft2 miles207 ft
      459
      Observed Trials13,264 ft39 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV55 miles282 ft2 miles207 ft
      459
      Snowmobile33 miles148 ft1 mile112 ft
      • By brenthillierTrailforks Pro Subscriber NSMBA TRAILFORKS Plus & contributors
      • Admins: Panda-G, gav-s, wisey, MathieuC, cemoorelife
      • #6777 - 13,085 views

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