13.1 miles
Distance
2,157 ft
Climb
-2,156 ft
Descent
1,153 ft
High Point

Best of the Hamsterley offical trails. Starting from the main car park, the route is basically the first climb and descent of the black route followed by a direct fire road climb to the best red route descent cutting out the longer slog that takes you to the western edge of the forest. Then it just follows the rest of the red route taking a slight detour down Bone Shaker.

Detailed Description
Best of Hamsterley is a 13 mile less popular black route located near Bishop Auckland. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route climbs 2,157 ft with a max elevation of 1,153 ft then descends -2,156 ft.
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
nitwittitbit (Oct 15, 2021 at 4:48)
Covers all the bases even when you start from the wrong car park ‍♂️
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  • + 1
timaaeee (Sep 13, 2020 at 1:24)
Good route
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    102
More Stats for Best of Hamsterley mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    479 ft
  • Altitude start
    479 ft
  • Altitude end
    479 ft
  • Grade max
    -48.4%
  • Grade min
    36.9%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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