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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
      Shooting Box Car Park - Free google parking directions
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 19
      • 42
      • 56
      • 21
      • 10

      Region Status
      Open as of Dec 24, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      148
      Trails Mountain Bike
      148
      Trails E-Bike
      148
      Trails Hike
      148
      Trails Trail Running
      148
      Trails Horse
      85
      Total Distance
      143 miles
      Total Descent
      31,869 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,373 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,680 ft
      Reports
      935
      Photos
      54
      Ridden Counter
      5,203

      Photos of Long Mynd Mountain Bike

      30 |
      Nov 15, 2021 @ 1:44am
      Nov 15, 2021
      trail: Minton Batch
      38 |
      Sep 1, 2021 @ 12:54pm
      Sep 1, 2021
      13 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 4:48am
      Jul 28, 2021
      13 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 4:48am
      Jul 28, 2021
      15 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 4:48am
      Jul 28, 2021
      24 |
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 4:48am
      Jul 28, 2021
      trail: Long Mover
      38 |
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 9:06am
      Apr 26, 2021
      trail: Long Mover
      47 |
      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 | 417 | Sep 4, 2019
      CJW | Getting back into MTB
      4:25 | 226 | May 18, 2016
      Teaser Llangollen Edit Hamza & Sumayyah
      0:05 | 277 | Dec 7, 2014
      Minton Batch Low Res
      7:41 | 155 | Apr 10, 2014
      Innerleithen - Cresta Run
      trail: Cresta Run
      4:27 | 225 | Aug 19, 2013
      Minton Batch
      5:35 | 253 | 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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      Golf to The Batch descent
      Dec 24, 2021 @ 2:09am
      Dec 24, 2021
      WetCaptainPugwash89

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2941373K29COiwishlisttrailLawley to Comley Bridleway and 4 more
      Jan 3, 2022 @ 10:47am
      Jan 3, 2022
      user #2443546CaptainPugwash89riddentrailGolf to The Batch descent
      Dec 24, 2021 @ 2:09am
      Dec 24, 2021
      user #2443546CaptainPugwash89addreportGolf to The Batch descent
      Dec 24, 2021 @ 2:09am
      Dec 24, 2021
      user #2443546CaptainPugwash89checkintrailMinton Batch and 1 more
      Dec 24, 2021 @ 2:01am
      Dec 24, 2021
      user #1670408Eiger3822commenttrailLawley Indirect
      Dec 21, 2021 @ 8:17am
      Dec 21, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1670408Eiger3822trailLawley IndirectIf approaching Hoar edge from Lawley as you go...
      Dec 21, 2021 @ 8:17am
      Dec 21, 2021
      user #1670408Eiger3822trailLong MoverI've done all of the routes on the mynd and...
      Jul 1, 2021 @ 8:35am
      Jul 1, 2021
      user #963700GifferladtrailZig ZagsBe careful of sheep appearing and crossing...
      May 21, 2021 @ 1:06am
      May 21, 2021
      user #2147024DaveDustyMasontrailMinton BatchBest long single track so far exploring the...
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 9:20pm
      Nov 4, 2020
      user #1380199CyclingclairetrailPriors Holt HillYes, fair comment on grade so downgraded to...
      Sep 1, 2020 @ 6:12am
      Sep 1, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Stiperstones 14 125.6 km
      Eastridge Woods 13 86.1 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 miles31,870 ft76 miles1,371 ft
      #1,071#5851932122,016
      E-Bike148143 miles31,870 ft76 miles1,371 ft
      #299#3738499262
      Hike148143 miles31,870 ft76 miles1,371 ft
      #794#179326128
      Trail Running148143 miles31,870 ft76 miles1,371 ft
      #799#18932684
      Horse85104 miles18,530 ft52 miles1,371 ft
      #59#1408
      • By Cyclingclaire HHTA & contributors
      • Admins: Cyclingclaire, Cyclingclaire, ETP, Cyclingclaire
      • #13297 - 15,854 views

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