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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      The main riding area is the quarrying and old mine working land comprising of Holywell Common and Halkyn Mountain. The area is criss-crossed with old mine tracks and sheep trails. Access for biking is not confirmed but the area has been used for well over 20 years (documented) for bikes and obviously far longer for horse riding. Try to avoid cutting up the trails by avoiding after heavy rain, sticking to the better drained main tracks. Stay watchful of other users - dog walkers in particular with dogs off the lead.
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Caution on Oct 22, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,557
      Trails
      77
      Total Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      837 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      953 ft
      Total Vertical
      317 ft
      Reports
      102
      Ridden Counter
      60
      Sub Regions

      Videos of Holywell Mountain Bike

      Criosote
      trail: Criosote
      1:25 | 37 | Mar 28, 2018
      shaun doing the 'bombhole'.
      trail: Bombhole
      0:12 | 310 | Oct 5, 2007
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      Holywell Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Old Skool Bikes Direct Loop
      11 miles

      Recent Activity

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      user #507599MirksaddridelogNov 14, 2018 ride log
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 7:15am
      13 hours
      user #507599MirksaddridelogNov 14, 2018 ride log and 2 more
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 1:50am
      18 hours
      user #1418434Blend37addridelogNov 14, 2018 ride log
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 1:05am
      19 hours
      user #507599MirksaddridelogNov 6, 2018 ride log and 1 more
      Nov 6, 2018 @ 1:40am
      Nov 6, 2018
      user #1472081Kenneth77addridelogNov 5, 2018 ride log
      Nov 5, 2018 @ 10:40pm
      Nov 5, 2018
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      • By brenthillier NSMBA Plus & contributors
      • Admins: rocktapa
      • #21683 - 164 views

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