606 ft
Distance
-102 ft
Descent
00:00:50
Avg time
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Elephant Shortcut Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Dyfi Forest
    Machynlleth
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #10891 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2013

The Gravity Enduro version of our favourite 'Elephants' descent

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More Stats for Elephant Shortcut mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -102 ft
  • Altitude min
    946 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,048 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,048 ft
  • Altitude end
    946 ft
  • Grade
    -16.835%
  • Grade max
    -26.833%
  • Grade min
    -8.909%
  • Distance down
    606 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:55
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Status:
on Jul 17, 2021
Dry
Avg: 5 (4 votes)
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      Elephant Shortcut Trail Reports

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      Jul 17, 2021 @ 3:00pm
      Jul 17, 2021
      Running well, though some of the ruts have got a little deeper since I last rode it.
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 2:38am
      Jun 1, 2021
      Mud spots
      Sep 28, 2020 @ 12:21pm
      Sep 28, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 48 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 373 rides
      • Last: Aug 2, 2022

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