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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      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
      Robin Hoods Butts Car Park - Free google parking directions
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 19
      • 42
      • 55
      • 20
      • 9

      Region Status
      Open as of 3 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      145
      Trails Mountain Bike
      145
      Trails E-Bike
      145
      Trails Hike
      145
      Trails Trail Running
      145
      Trails Horse
      85
      Total Distance
      142 miles
      Total Descent
      31,350 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,373 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,680 ft
      Reports
      842
      Photos
      42
      Ridden Counter
      3,578

      Photos of Long Mynd Mountain Bike

      trail: Caradoc North
      12 |
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 2:49pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      trail: Minton Batch
      34 |
      May 14, 2020 @ 7:06am
      May 14, 2020
      24 |
      May 14, 2020 @ 7:02am
      May 14, 2020
      32 |
      May 14, 2020 @ 7:02am
      May 14, 2020

      Videos of Long Mynd Mountain Bike

      Evil Offering - Why you dont need a DH bike?
      3:31 | 319 | Sep 4, 2019
      CJW | Getting back into MTB
      4:25 | 202 | May 18, 2016
      Teaser Llangollen Edit Hamza & Sumayyah
      0:05 | 256 | Dec 7, 2014
      Minton Batch Low Res
      7:41 | 132 | Apr 10, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1100902Dsmart1806addreportBatch Valley and 3 more
      Jan 17, 2021 @ 5:28am
      3 days
      user #1100902Dsmart1806addreportMinton Access Road and 3 more
      Jan 7, 2021 @ 11:55pm
      Jan 7, 2021
      user #1670408Eiger3822addreportCastle Hill Access Road and 5 more
      Jan 2, 2021 @ 7:14am
      Jan 2, 2021
      user #1100902Dsmart1806addreportCardingmill Valley Access Road
      Dec 31, 2020 @ 2:50pm
      Dec 31, 2020
      user #1297204craighjonesaddreportBatch Valley and 6 more
      Dec 31, 2020 @ 11:05am
      Dec 31, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      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
      user #722501n31lrcltrailPriors Holt HillIf climbing you are better on the other route...
      Sep 1, 2020 @ 2:42am
      Sep 1, 2020
      user #722501n31lrcltrailCow Ridgeits steep for a long time make sure you have...
      Sep 1, 2020 @ 2:24am
      Sep 1, 2020
      user #722501n31lrcltrailMinton BatchIts good but I was expecting better after the...
      Sep 1, 2020 @ 2:19am
      Sep 1, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Stiperstones 14 155.6 km
      Eastridge Woods 13 86.1 km
      Shelve 3 17.7 km
      Hopton Woods 1 811.9 km
      Mortimer Forest and Bringewood 1713.8 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike145142 miles31,348 ft75 miles1,371 ft
      #1,628#854283981,450
      E-Bike145142 miles31,348 ft75 miles1,371 ft
      #393#477626152
      Hike145142 miles31,348 ft75 miles1,371 ft
      #1,297#44839681
      Trail Running145142 miles31,348 ft75 miles1,371 ft
      #1,300#43839636
      Horse85104 miles18,586 ft52 miles1,371 ft
      #68#2389
      • By CyclingclaireTrailforks Pro Subscriber HHTA & contributors
      • Admins: Cyclingclaire, Cyclingclaire, ETP, Cyclingclaire
      • #13297 - 10,866 views

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