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      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      145
      Trails Mountain Bike
      144
      Trails E-Bike
      45
      Trails Hike
      88
      Trails Trail Running
      88
      Trails Horse
      2
      Total Distance
      63 miles
      Total Descent
      20,149 ft
      Total Vertical
      886 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      963 ft
      Reports
      1,219
      Photos
      2,448
      Ridden Counter
      57,564

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: How the 417 Bikepark's New Progressive Jump Line Came to Life
      Oct 28, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      The infamous Rut Jam track is reborn in a totally new guise.
      Video & Race Report: Forest of Dean Mini Downhill - Round 2
      Mar 6, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Riders take on a wet and wild course in the Forest of Dean for the second round of the Mini DH series.
      Video & Race Report: Round 1 Highlights of the Mini Downhill - Forest of Dean
      Jan 31, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Ethan Craik and Sarah Gamsjaeger took the wins in the first round of the Ride 100% Mini Downhill.
      Video: South West Steeze on Show at the 417 Bikepark Jump Jam 2019
      Oct 15, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      The 417 jump jam provided a dusty day of trains in Gloucestershire.

      Popular Gloucestershire Mountain Biking Trails

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      Verderers To Black Ride
      Forest of Dean
      Verderers Valley of Trolls
      Forest of Dean
      Launch Pad
      Forest of Dean
      Verderers Soup Dragon
      Forest of Dean
      Verderers Carpenters Ridge
      Forest of Dean
      Verderers Wizards Sleeve
      Forest of Dean
      Verderers The Iron Chicken
      Forest of Dean
      Verderers The Ladder
      Forest of Dean
      Verderers 1 The Qualifier
      Forest of Dean
      Freeminers End
      Forest of Dean
      Ski Run Top Section
      Forest of Dean
      Sheep Skull
      Forest of Dean
      Ski Run Middle Section
      Forest of Dean
      Sheepskull Top
      Forest of Dean
      Corkscrew
      Forest of Dean

      Gloucestershire Mountain Bike Routes

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      Verderers - Blue marked trail
      Forest of Dean
      6 miles
      Ellwood Mountain Biking
      Coleford
      11 miles
      Short course around Dowies and Shutcastle
      Gloucester
      10 miles
      Mendips & Cheddar
      Churchill
      29 miles
      MTB - 35mile
      Leckhampton Hill
      36 miles
      Full boar wild boar chase
      Gloucester
      42 miles
      lecky sesh
      Leckhampton Hill
      6 miles
      Mini MTB Tour de Malmesbury
      Cirencester
      2 miles
      Nibley's Knobb
      North Nibley
      9 miles
      MTB Cwolds Long
      Cotswolds
      34 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 7 rides
      Yesterday
      • 34 rides
      Past Week
      • 271 rides

      Photos of Gloucestershire Mountain Bike

      trail: Cheese Roller
      72 |
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 1:23pm
      Oct 1, 2020
      trail: Cheese Roller
      54 |
      Oct 13, 2018 @ 2:58pm
      Oct 13, 2018
      trail: Ski Jump
      178 |
      Dec 24, 2016 @ 5:44am
      Dec 24, 2016
      724 |
      Dec 4, 2016 @ 4:00pm
      Dec 4, 2016
      | 1 comments
      trail: Launch Pad
      353 |
      Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:53am
      Apr 29, 2015
      767 |
      Nov 4, 2014 @ 11:59am
      Nov 4, 2014
      | 3 comments
      980 |
      Mar 17, 2014 @ 2:44am
      Mar 17, 2014
      | 6 comments
      trail: Ski Jump
      217 |
      May 24, 2009 @ 11:35am
      May 24, 2009

      Videos of Gloucestershire Mountain Bike

      FOD OTB
      65 | Mar 12, 2022
      Corkscrew part
      trail: Corkscrew
      23 | Feb 26, 2022
      Forest of Dean DH Trails (May 2021)
      208 | May 5, 2021
      the quarry right gone wrong
      210 | Feb 7, 2021
      Freshly Revamped DH Trails at Forest of Dean...
      77 | Nov 20, 2020
      Go Big Or Go Home
      0:05 | 3881 | Aug 25, 2020
      Main line
      trail: Main Line
      2:12 | 401 | Jul 25, 2020
      Corporal
      trail: Corporal
      1:46 | 205 | Jul 25, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #3140798Aaronh-huntwishlistregionForest of Dean
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 4:03am
      2 hours
      user #3137469Joe0M9IAYriddentrailCountdown and 5 more
      Aug 9, 2022 @ 4:22pm
      3 days
      user #2884498BibusriddentrailVerderers Soup Dragon and 12 more
      Aug 9, 2022 @ 9:37am
      3 days
      user #2884498BibuswishlistregionForest of Dean
      Aug 6, 2022 @ 10:57am
      Aug 6, 2022
      user #3130892CaptainMoonwishlistregionForest of Dean
      Aug 2, 2022 @ 3:09pm
      Aug 2, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2831944MattDivatrailLaunch PadINCREDIBLE. Some of the run ins to the berms...
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 1:09pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #2831944MattDivatrailAdvanced Skills Tabletop LineNot bi-directional - it is down ONLY.
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 1:05pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #2831944MattDivatrailAdvanced Skills Drop LineNot bi-directional - it is down ONLY.
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 1:04pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #2838395orbea-lukereportFreeminers Extension75% soft, rideable mud. Enough to keep you on...
      Feb 13, 2022 @ 10:51am
      Feb 13, 2022
      user #2868334Tom-giant-guytrailLaunch PadBrilliant little run just been re done
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 12:20pm
      Sep 30, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike14462 miles19,984 ft42 miles886 ft
      2,4481,2181345,369
      E-Bike4516 miles2,881 ft7 miles604 ft
      1,09413,334
      Hike8842 miles12,516 ft27 miles797 ft
      1,152677
      Trail Running8842 miles12,516 ft27 miles797 ft
      1,152214
      Horse21 mile49 ft
      371
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