12 miles
Distance
1,572 ft
Climb
-1,488 ft
Descent
1,141 ft
High Point

Gisburn forest reds and a few blacks

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Trails in Route

Circle1,270 ft
Rocky Road1,178 ft
Home Baked4,380 ft
Log Ride883 ft
Forest Road1,503 ft
Forest Road2,083 ft
Simons Swamp2,421 ft
Whelpstone Crag1 miles
The Slab545 ft
Hully Gully3,478 ft
Connector3,707 ft
Bottoms1 miles
Swoopy2,648 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Red
More Stats for Gisburn Forest loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    84 ft
  • Altitude min
    614 ft
  • Altitude start
    684 ft
  • Altitude end
    768 ft
  • Grade
    0.129%
  • Grade max
    -17.978%
  • Grade min
    16.11%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
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  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
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      Trail transparency
      719 | 1 faves
      the slab at dalbeatti forest
      the slab at dalbeatti forest
      trail: The Slab
      0:19 | 101 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Dec 27, 2015
      This is from ages ago(I think it was May) and I was pretty stoked on doing it.
      Dalbeatie Slab
      Dalbeatie Slab
      trail: The Slab
      0:11 | 665 | comments: 1 | favs:
      Jun 16, 2013
      Me making a right mess of the slab, I should of gone off the high side, I know better now ha ha ha
      Ed (Moi)
      Ed (Moi)
      trail: The Slab
      0:06 | 526 | comments: 8 | favs:
      Feb 17, 2009
      big bar turn off the slab 12-14ft of jumpage.

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Hully Gully
      Aug 1, 2019 @ 3:02am
      Aug 1, 2019
      Puddles, last one largest one...
      Forest Road
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 6:42am
      Jul 22, 2019
      Simons Swamp
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 6:42am
      Jul 22, 2019
      Swoopy
      May 27, 2019 @ 3:05am
      May 27, 2019
      Take care where the trail splits left for the black option and then on the right for the red. Extremely slippy mudfest, due to the re-work being carried out. Once last there you are fine.
      Whelpstone Crag
      Apr 13, 2019 @ 4:14am
      Apr 13, 2019
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