1.9 miles
Distance
115 ft
Climb
-710 ft
Descent
00:19:20
Avg time

ClimachX Section 8 Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Dyfi Forest
    Machynlleth
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #5705 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #84758 in Trail Running
    • #68919 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

One of the longest purpose built, unbroken downhill descents in the UK

Local Trail Association
More Stats for ClimachX Section 8 mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -595 ft
  • Altitude min
    498 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,115 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,092 ft
  • Altitude end
    498 ft
  • Grade max
    -45.684%
  • Grade min
    21.266%
  • Distance climb
    2,928 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:19:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:59:16
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Status:
on Jul 12, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.8 (11 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      ClimachX Section 8 Trail Reports

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      Jul 12, 2022 @ 2:56am
      Jul 12, 2022
      Dec 20, 2021 @ 1:47am
      Dec 20, 2021
      Aug 29, 2021 @ 6:39am
      Aug 29, 2021
      First and third sections running great, middle techy section, wet, slippy and muddy.
      Aug 24, 2021 @ 3:33am
      Aug 24, 2021
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 3:10pm
      Aug 22, 2021
      Agree with ‘Where’s my ball’ some extremely boggy pools near final descent so if it looks muddy ahead it is! Glorious Sun after last few...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 37 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 108 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,025 rides
      • Last: Aug 8, 2022

      Photos

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      12 |
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 3:06pm
      Aug 22, 2021
      138 |
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 3:32am
      Jul 29, 2019
      170 |
      Jul 27, 2019 @ 3:16am
      Jul 27, 2019
      229 |
      Jul 27, 2019 @ 3:15am
      Jul 27, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Carlbagz (Aug 11, 2020 at 13:54)
      Rocky, techy, flowy fun...keep off the brakes for incredible speed if you dare
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      Videos

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      12:09 | 65 | Apr 7, 2022 , Machynlleth
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      8:19 | 286 | Jul 6, 2021 , Machynlleth
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