14 miles
1,121 ft
-1,105 ft
1,462 ft
High Point

It starts with an easy climb out of Princetown, with the only difficulty being the regular drainage channels that need hopping; and it then follows excellent, rubbly tracks to head out across the moor towards the Burrator Reservoir. Here it drops steeply on a firm track that’s littered with tricky granite boulders. Narrow lanes loop around the reservoir, eventually hopping back up onto the moor again. And the return track is even more atmospheric; especially as it slips past the disused buildings and open shafts of the very remote Eylesbarrow tin mine. It eventually climbs easily to rejoin the outward trail, providing the opportunity to run the drainage gullies the other way round. - mbr.co.uk

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  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Princetown loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    703 ft
  • Altitude start
    732 ft
  • Altitude end
    749 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    992 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
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  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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