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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
      • 34
      • 2
      • 18
      • 23
      • 11

      Region Status
      Open as of May 13, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      88
      Trails Mountain Bike
      88
      Trails E-Bike
      23
      Trails Horse
      8
      Trails Hike
      62
      Trails Trail Running
      62
      Total Distance
      56 miles
      Total Descent
      8,464 ft
      Total Vertical
      961 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,455 ft
      Reports
      1,222
      Photos
      203
      Ridden Counter
      38,366

      Photos of Hamsterley Forest Mountain Bike

      38 |
      Apr 18, 2024 @ 11:28am
      Apr 18, 2024
      | 2 comments
      trail: Transmission
      33 |
      Apr 20, 2023 @ 1:36am
      Apr 20, 2023
      trail: Root 666
      46 |
      Sep 15, 2022 @ 11:31am
      Sep 15, 2022
      trail: Red Trail
      93 |
      Mar 2, 2021 @ 2:01am
      Mar 2, 2021
      53 |
      Jan 2, 2021 @ 9:45am
      Jan 2, 2021
      trail: Odd Sox
      21 |
      Dec 30, 2020 @ 12:42am
      Dec 30, 2020
      trail: Odd Sox
      16 |
      Dec 30, 2020 @ 12:42am
      Dec 30, 2020
      trail: Odd Sox
      27 |
      Dec 30, 2020 @ 12:42am
      Dec 30, 2020

      Videos of Hamsterley Forest Mountain Bike

      blast down bone shaker few weeks back
      127 | Feb 21, 2021
      blast down bone shaker few weeks back
      61 | Feb 21, 2021
      What a Plank
      159 | Nov 9, 2020
      Honey Badger
      0:11 | 311 | Jun 10, 2018
      Special K on the jeffsy
      trail: Special K
      1:35 | 234 | Nov 9, 2017
      13. Escaping the flys
      trail: Section 13
      2:09 | 174 | Jul 16, 2017
      Norco Factory Racing says good bye to Harry...
      trail: Fraser
      1:01 | 3116 | Jan 1, 2017
      section 13 crash
      trail: Section 13
      1:10 | 544 | Dec 31, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      SteveJsurfwishlistrouteactivity #53059780
      May 24, 2024 @ 1:05am
      3 hours
      Mrlse4339wishlistrouteactivity #52696469
      May 16, 2024 @ 3:20pm
      May 16, 2024
      hopper-gbaddreportactivity #52577654 and 16 more
      May 14, 2024 @ 1:03am
      May 14, 2024
      rossridesmtbcommenttrailactivity #52268169 and 1 more
      May 8, 2024 @ 6:42am
      May 8, 2024
      rossridesmtbvotetrailactivity #52268011 and 1 more
      May 8, 2024 @ 6:38am
      May 8, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      rossridesmtbtrailGrove LinkNice easy green. The trail is shared with...
      May 8, 2024 @ 6:44am
      May 8, 2024
      rossridesmtbtrailSkills Loop (Downhill)Great for beginners and people looking to...
      May 8, 2024 @ 6:42am
      May 8, 2024
      AidanCKYtrailNitrousBrilliant trail just like Accelerator before it.
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 5:14pm
      Sep 12, 2022
      AidanCKYtrailAcceleratorPerfect name for this trail, you just keep...
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 5:13pm
      Sep 12, 2022
      MTBAaron99trailSteep, steeper, cliff!Fairly gentle at the top half, progressively...
      Aug 29, 2022 @ 6:26am
      Aug 29, 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 Bike8856 miles8,465 ft23 miles961 ft
      #177#112031,222311,415
      E-Bike2318 miles2,713 ft8 miles820 ft
      #571#581,13911,428
      Horse812 miles850 ft4 miles820 ft
      #69188
      Hike6246 miles4,911 ft16 miles961 ft
      #343#41,156150
      Trail Running6246 miles4,911 ft16 miles961 ft
      #347#41,156169
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