10 miles
Distance
1,231 ft
Climb
-1,236 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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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag nigelpower (May 29, 2018 at 9:18)
 Not really mountain biking, 90% on road/track.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • 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
    1,015 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,023 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,018 ft
  • Grade
    -0.011%
  • Grade max
    -16.912%
  • Grade min
    16.969%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,583 ft
Avg: 1 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Trail transparency
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