10 miles
Distance
1,262 ft
Climb
-1,242 ft
Descent
1,852 ft
High Point

Set off from Belstone, plenty of on-road parking, One very high speed descent with sheep that can jump out (you can hit 50mph) from the "Pillbox" at the top - an old Army Pillbox for live firing.

Watch out for flags which indicate live firing, no access on these days - can be checked online google "Okehampton Firing Range".

Completely exposed so weather can batter you, whatever the weather is in Belstone, expect it 10x worse at the top

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Details

  • AKA
    Army Ring Road / Pillbox
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Pillbox loop from Belstone mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    992 ft
  • Altitude start
    998 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,018 ft
  • Grade
    0.038%
  • Grade max
    -16.912%
  • Grade min
    17.315%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,479 ft
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