9.0 miles
Distance
1,557 ft
Climb
-1,559 ft
Descent
989 ft
High Point

Taking in Steel City Downhill, and some of Wharncliffe's best trails.

Detailed Description
Best of Wharncliffe & Greno (Short) is a 9 mile popular black route located near Sheffield. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 15 trails. This route climbs 1,557 ft with a max elevation of 989 ft then descends -1,559 ft.
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6 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
gmcc (Oct 6, 2020 at 10:41)
Fantastic track. Fast, flowy and some decent jumps
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  • + 0
jacobbooth234 (May 30, 2020 at 5:42)
Trail Varsity
Went arse over tits on this, good run but not for beginners (like me)????
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  • + 0
Georgeculli (May 29, 2020 at 5:21)
Trail Varsity
Not for ametchers
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  • + 0
boo01 (Nov 12, 2019 at 0:56)
Trail Varsity
The trails been cleared now ???? & new trail starts just after the steep entrance, Carling cans ! Berms some drops & a steep section #mint
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  • + 1
Max000 (Sep 19, 2017 at 9:02)
Trail Diamond Back
Bottom has been destroyed by FC, Still rideable just has debris covering the exit.
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  • + 0
boo01 (Aug 27, 2017 at 7:46)
Trail Varsity
Has been destroyed by the FC Frown
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Trails in Route

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  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Best of Wharncliffe & Greno (Short) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    453 ft
  • Altitude start
    931 ft
  • Altitude end
    928 ft
  • Grade max
    -100.3%
  • Grade min
    96.3%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,186 ft
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Chased down the Steel City Track by my bud.

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