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      Black, Red and Blue XC Trails

      Descent Downhill Bike Park
      source: Descend
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Land Status: State Forest
      Parking google parking directions
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      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Region Details
      • 27
      • 2
      • 18
      • 23
      • 11

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 28, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      81
      Trails Mountain Bike
      81
      Trails E-Bike
      14
      Trails Hike
      55
      Trails Trail Running
      55
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      44 miles
      Total Descent
      6,727 ft
      Total Vertical
      961 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,455 ft
      Reports
      1,116
      Photos
      201
      Ridden Counter
      31,117

      Photos of Hamsterley Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: Root 666
      9 |
      Sep 15, 2022 @ 11:31am
      Sep 15, 2022
      trail: Red Trail
      66 |
      Mar 2, 2021 @ 2:01am
      Mar 2, 2021
      35 |
      Jan 2, 2021 @ 9:45am
      Jan 2, 2021
      trail: Odd Sox
      9 |
      Dec 30, 2020 @ 12:42am
      Dec 30, 2020
      trail: Odd Sox
      8 |
      Dec 30, 2020 @ 12:42am
      Dec 30, 2020
      trail: Odd Sox
      12 |
      Dec 30, 2020 @ 12:42am
      Dec 30, 2020
      trail: Odd Sox
      6 |
      Dec 30, 2020 @ 12:42am
      Dec 30, 2020
      trail: Odd Sox
      6 |
      Dec 30, 2020 @ 12:42am
      Dec 30, 2020

      Videos of Hamsterley Forest Mountain Bike

      blast down bone shaker few weeks back
      101 | Feb 21, 2021
      blast down bone shaker few weeks back
      45 | Feb 21, 2021
      What a Plank
      139 | Nov 9, 2020
      Honey Badger
      0:11 | 276 | Jun 10, 2018
      Special K on the jeffsy
      trail: Special K
      1:35 | 224 | Nov 9, 2017
      Hamsterley
      13:29 | 313 | Nov 5, 2017
      13. Escaping the flys
      trail: Section 13
      2:09 | 166 | Jul 16, 2017
      Norco Factory Racing says good bye to Harry...
      trail: Fraser
      1:01 | 3106 | Jan 1, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2404094JcukwishlistrouteHamsterley Red Route
      Oct 1, 2022 @ 6:25am
      Oct 1, 2022
      user #531754haggis1978wishlistrouteBest of Hamsterley
      Sep 27, 2022 @ 4:59am
      Sep 27, 2022
      user #3189835SamscaleswishlisttrailPolty's Last Blast and 5 more
      Sep 24, 2022 @ 7:53am
      Sep 24, 2022
      user #2504501JohannesEwishlistrouteHamsterley Red Route
      Sep 20, 2022 @ 9:02am
      Sep 20, 2022
      user #3184472Superbob65wishlistrouteHamsterley Red Route
      Sep 17, 2022 @ 9:28pm
      Sep 17, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2205850AidanCKYtrailNitrousBrilliant trail just like Accelerator before it.
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 5:14pm
      Sep 12, 2022
      user #2205850AidanCKYtrailAcceleratorPerfect name for this trail, you just keep...
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 5:13pm
      Sep 12, 2022
      user #2482393MTBAaron99trailSteep, steeper, cliff!Fairly gentle at the top half, progressively...
      Aug 29, 2022 @ 6:26am
      Aug 29, 2022
      user #2235115thestarfractiontrailLumpy Mattress/Poisonous MonkeyFun track
      May 31, 2022 @ 8:09am
      May 31, 2022
      user #2418749Colly84reportAcceleratorNjrjeuururrruururuuruu
      Apr 30, 2022 @ 11:14pm
      Apr 30, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Descend Bike Park 10.6 km
      Beamish Woodland 2 117.7 km
      Chopwell Woodland Park 117.8 km
      Swaledale 3 317.9 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike8144 miles6,726 ft18 miles961 ft
      #164#112011,11659,709
      E-Bike147 miles659 ft2 miles394 ft
      #608#691,0343872
      Hike5537 miles4,213 ft13 miles961 ft
      #322#41,054122
      Trail Running5537 miles4,213 ft13 miles961 ft
      #325#41,054122
      Horse14 miles161 ft1 mile338 ft
      #91200
      • By misledyouth & contributors
      • Admins: TRAILBLAZERS
      • #6005 - 26,597 views
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