4 miles
Distance
776 ft
Climb
-760 ft
Descent
1,151 ft
High Point

This fantastic blue grade route is 7.5km long with a shorter 3.5 km option. It is a gem waiting to be discovered, expect flowing single track with gentle berms, rolling jumps, wide gradual climbs with technical features for the adventurous riders.

The trail starts down hill with sweeping intricate bends requiring hardly any peddling, then climbs up and bends and twists its way until riders came face to face with the Big Whinlatter Bike Trail Wall, a double banked bend within the forest. After climbing up through oak woodland the trail crosses a bridge and into the darker conifer forest. The trail finishes with the hollow sound of a raised board walk over a bog and through a mystical forest of towering conifers.

The Quercus Trail is named after the Latin for Oak (Quercus Petraea) because the furthest loop of the trail runs through the Masmill Oak Woodland.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    54
More Stats for Quercus Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    799 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,073 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,090 ft
  • Grade
    0.076%
  • Grade max
    -22.337%
  • Grade min
    29.519%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,752 ft
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      Hayfield North loop
      Hayfield North loop
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      whinlatter
      trail: Rozz Off!
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      Dec 28, 2008
      end bit of the whinlatter north loop but was a bit busy let me no wot you think be nice
      Whinlatter North
      Whinlatter North
      trail: Rozz Off!
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      May 30, 2011
      Matthew following me on the downhill sections of the North loop up Whinlatter.

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