7 miles
Distance
713 ft
Climb
-710 ft
Descent
1,431 ft
High Point

Alwen Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Brenig
    Ruthin
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    XC, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All year - sections are exposed to the weather
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

Trail around the Alwen Reservoir. East side more interesting with more single gravel trail. West side more forest tracks. No facilities - use Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre. Blue grading only for climb & descent over the hill. Majority of trail is green.

Access Info

Park at the Alwen Car Park by the dam wall. Signposted from main road.

Disclaimer

Multi-use trail - please be courteous and give way to other users.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Alwen Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,173 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,201 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,204 ft
  • Grade
    0.008%
  • Grade max
    -16.526%
  • Grade min
    17.094%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,533 ft
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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