1,867 ft
Distance
-233 ft
Descent
00:03:02
Avg time

Elephant Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Coedwig Dyfi Forest
    Machynlleth
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop
  • Global Ranking
    #39022 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
  • Land Owner
    Natural Resources Wales

Narrow but fast little trail with some friendly drops that are still able to be rolled over. not ridden very much and is becoming overgrown as the 'elephant shortcut' has become the dominant trail

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More Stats for Elephant mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -233 ft
  • Altitude min
    877 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,110 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,110 ft
  • Altitude end
    876 ft
  • Grade
    -12.5%
  • Grade max
    -77.1%
  • Grade min
    -2.6%
  • Distance down
    1,867 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:07
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Status:
on Aug 15, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
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      Elephant Trail Reports

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      Aug 15, 2022 @ 11:31am
      Aug 15, 2022
      trail becoming overgrown
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 2:38am
      Jun 1, 2021
      Slightly muddy section/gulley at the end of the final left hander
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 2:30am
      Oct 14, 2020
      A hole developing on the end of the final left hander.
      Sep 18, 2020 @ 8:48am
      Sep 18, 2020
      Overgrown as per last report
      Aug 6, 2020 @ 10:07am
      Aug 6, 2020
      Overgrown on bottom part
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 14 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 298 rides
      • Last: Jan 29, 2023

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      81 |
      Dec 8, 2020 @ 2:14am
      Dec 8, 2020

      Routes with this trail

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      EPIC Dyfi Enduro Adventure Ride33 miles
      Dyfiland28 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      liam6200 (Aug 6, 2020 at 10:14)
      A little overgrown at the bottom half but still enjoyed this flat out trail!
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      Videos

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      New trail & Out-takes
      1:20 | 345 | Mar 4, 2012 , Machynlleth
      Twinz episode 7
      1:38 | 624 | Sep 24, 2011 , Machynlleth
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