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      The Long Mynd is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is a series of hills with steep gullies locally known as Batches. In fact Minton Batch is regularly featured in MBR and What Mountain Bike magazine as one of the best single track descents in the UK. THe trails have been featured in Single Track, MBR and MBUK. Also featured in video edits on Dirt and Wideopens websites.

      Pole Bank, the highest point of Long Mynd is 516 metres above sea level and on a good day Snowdon, Cadair Idris and the Brecon Beacons can easily be seen as can the Malvern hills to the south. There are many excellent trails to explore and there are trails to suit everyone and every ability.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: Regional Recreation Area
      Pole Cottage Car Park google parking directions
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Region Details
      • 19
      • 42
      • 56
      • 21
      • 10

      Region Status
      Open as of May 24, 2024

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      148
      Trails Mountain Bike
      148
      Trails E-Bike
      148
      Trails Horse
      85
      Trails Hike
      148
      Trails Trail Running
      148
      Total Distance
      143 miles
      Total Descent
      31,857 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,373 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,680 ft
      Reports
      928
      Photos
      55
      Ridden Counter
      8,294

      Photos of Long Mynd Mountain Bike

      62 |
      Oct 6, 2022 @ 4:31am
      Oct 6, 2022
      214 |
      Nov 15, 2021 @ 1:44am
      Nov 15, 2021
      trail: Minton Batch
      166 |
      Sep 1, 2021 @ 12:54pm
      Sep 1, 2021
      88 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 4:48am
      Jul 28, 2021
      93 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 4:48am
      Jul 28, 2021
      88 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 4:48am
      Jul 28, 2021
      96 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 4:48am
      Jul 28, 2021
      trail: Long Mover
      121 |
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 9:06am
      Apr 26, 2021

      Videos of Long Mynd Mountain Bike

      Evil Offering - Why you dont need a DH bike?
      3:31 | 464 | Sep 4, 2019
      CJW | Getting back into MTB
      4:25 | 253 | May 18, 2016
      Teaser Llangollen Edit Hamza & Sumayyah
      0:05 | 364 | Dec 7, 2014
      Minton Batch Low Res
      7:41 | 170 | Apr 10, 2014
      Innerleithen - Cresta Run
      trail: Cresta Run
      4:27 | 247 | Aug 19, 2013
      Minton Batch
      5:35 | 258 | Jun 15, 2011
      GoPro 8
      1:41 | 112 | Mar 13, 2011
      GoPro 5
      2:06 | 64 | Mar 13, 2011

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Prolly Moor
      May 15, 2024 @ 1:58am
      May 15, 2024
      VariableEiger3822Tree down across trail by second gate.

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      Eiger3822addreportactivity #53076027 and 1 more
      May 24, 2024 @ 10:41am
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      May 18, 2024
      Eiger3822addreportactivity #52630278 and 4 more
      May 15, 2024 @ 5:47am
      May 15, 2024
      Eiger3822commenttrailactivity #52630152
      May 15, 2024 @ 5:42am
      May 15, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      Eiger3822trailProlly MoorTree across trail by second gate.
      May 15, 2024 @ 5:42am
      May 15, 2024
      KatynYkhvotrailMinton HillRides like a blue (steep in bits) to the last...
      May 30, 2023 @ 5:07am
      May 30, 2023
      Eiger3822trailDry Minton BatchGood alternative start to Minton batch.
      Jan 6, 2023 @ 4:36am
      Jan 6, 2023
      Richha21trailLeft of the TreeImpassable at the moment. Overgrown and quite...
      Sep 27, 2022 @ 3:36am
      Sep 27, 2022
      Eiger3822trailRookery ClimbAs a descent it's not steep at all. It is...
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 4:44am
      Mar 28, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Stiperstones 14 125.6 km
      Eastridge Woods 13 96.1 km
      Shelve 3 17.7 km
      Shrewsbury Urban 211.5 km
      Hopton Woods 2 1011.9 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike148143 miles31,857 ft76 miles1,371 ft
      #1,191#5952926123,160
      E-Bike148143 miles31,857 ft76 miles1,371 ft
      #421#3938549625
      Horse85104 miles18,530 ft52 miles1,371 ft
      #80#1367
      Hike148143 miles31,857 ft76 miles1,371 ft
      #882#179266404
      Trail Running148143 miles31,857 ft76 miles1,371 ft
      #883#189266480
      • By Cyclingclaire HHTA & contributors
      • Admins: Cyclingclaire, Cyclingclaire, ETP, Cyclingclaire
      • #13297 - 24,510 views

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