17 miles
Distance
3,099 ft
Climb
-3,317 ft
Descent
1,094 ft
High Point

An intermediate loop linking some of the best single track on the northern half of the Quantock hills

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for StaplePlain Singletrack mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    394 ft
  • Altitude start
    899 ft
  • Altitude end
    681 ft
  • Grade
    -0.239%
  • Grade max
    -28.528%
  • Grade min
    39.172%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,331 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
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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
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      Exploring the Quantock Hills | Somerset...
      Exploring the Quantock Hills | Somerset Mountain Biking
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      May 20, 2019
      Log jump Quantocks - Double Crash
      Log jump Quantocks - Double Crash
      0:29 | 61520 | comments: 42 | favs: 238
      Jan 3, 2013
      Log jump Somerton Combe, Quantocks, December 2012. Filmed with two GoPro hero2's 960x48 fps. Crash by Andy - Ballet dance by Lee LOL. Andy on...
      Smiths Combe, Quantocks
      Smiths Combe, Quantocks
      1:36 | 590 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Oct 29, 2012
      helmet camera footage of top and bottom sections

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      Aug 17, 2019
      Frog Combe Singletrack
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 5:09am
      Aug 17, 2019
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      Jul 20, 2019 @ 2:02am
      Jul 20, 2019
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      Jul 20, 2019 @ 2:02am
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