12 miles
Distance
2,613 ft
Climb
-2,564 ft
Descent
02:15:48
Avg time

Gorlech Details

  • Riding Area
    Brechfa Forest
    Carmarthen
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

All weather trail, mixture of singletrack and fire road. There are some good singletrack climbs and fun singletrack descents. Trail surface is mainly stoned making it uaseable all year round.

Access Info

Free parking is at the forest car park in the village of Abergorlech, near the pub!

Disclaimer

more information can be found on the www.mbwales.com website

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More Stats for Gorlech bike trail
  • Altitude change
    49 ft
  • Altitude min
    287 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,061 ft
  • Altitude start
    287 ft
  • Altitude end
    336 ft
  • Grade
    0.079%
  • Grade max
    -64.91%
  • Grade min
    34.862%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,940 ft
  • Avg time
    02:15:48
  • Avg reverse time
    01:17:25
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Status:
on Sep 6, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.1 (9 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to gorlech trailhead (51.984770, -4.059060)
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Gorlech Trail Reports

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Sep 6, 2018 @ 12:59pm
Sep 6, 2018
Just one major tree down so climb through to right as no alternative as bit of a drop to the left (see previous poster’s pic). Skiddy in places...
Aug 30, 2018 @ 12:16am
Aug 30, 2018
A lot of trees down, about 20 you have to climb over, and overgrown foliage that hits you in the face. The trail itself is in good condition and...
Aug 29, 2018 @ 1:35am
Aug 29, 2018
Small tree down across trail, can ride over or around - about 9 miles into the trail. Soggy route to avoid it with recent rainfall travelling down...
Aug 14, 2018 @ 11:04am
Aug 14, 2018
Arrived just before big storm, trail wet but will dry quickly. One main red run closed by FC for felling
Aug 9, 2018 @ 10:33am
Aug 9, 2018
The first section of single track descent is closed with a diversion in place that loops you round onto the fire road that the single track exists...
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Gorlech, My City
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Gorlech, My City
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Sep 6, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Sep 6, 2018
Gorlech, My City

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