17.0 miles
Distance
1,467 ft
Climb
-1,470 ft
Descent
518 ft
High Point

A loop taking in the best of Bristol singletrack taking in the first half of Leigh Woods, down to Picnic Bench, can spend some time sessioning the trails here, before heading on to blue bell and garlic run, take the road route off to Abbots Poole for a short section of trail into the natural and challenging 50 acre wood, take the left fork at the end to sample the very short but steep downhill options, before heading off towards Belmont via wraxhall singletrack. Take the XC route or enjoy some of Bristols more gravity focused trails, head back along the road towards Ashton court for the quarry trail and the red graded supernova if you fancy before finishing off with the Beggars Bush singletrack.

Detailed Description
Best of Bristol Singletrack is a 17 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Bristol. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 13 trails. This route climbs 1,467 ft with a max elevation of 518 ft then descends -1,470 ft.
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8 Reviews & Comments

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Norbertnobrakes (Jul 29, 2022 at 9:18)
Trail Super Nova
It is in pretty poor condition right now with a big hole at one point in the trail.
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AgentDagnamit (Feb 7, 2022 at 0:19)
Trail Super Nova
Now a blue grade flow trail
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AndreZZ (Feb 13, 2020 at 9:54)
Now back open. The fallen tree’s been removed from the trail.
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solpitt (Dec 24, 2019 at 8:10)
Really good trail, tech all the way round pretty much. Very slippy in wet
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Lucawan (Aug 10, 2019 at 7:45)
Slow technical fun trail with mini steep downhills at the end
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Harrymillar (Jun 7, 2018 at 11:48)
Trail Super Nova
Is open now
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sentryrider (Apr 1, 2018 at 14:04)
Trail Super Nova
Currently closed due to maintainence. And idiots blocking the trail.
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reformedfatty (Dec 29, 2017 at 2:22)
Trail Garlic Run
Reasonably armoured so stands up in all weathers.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    9
More Stats for Best of Bristol Singletrack mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    51 ft
  • Altitude start
    357 ft
  • Altitude end
    354 ft
  • Grade max
    -45.6%
  • Grade min
    69.4%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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