12 miles
Distance
2,299 ft
Climb
-2,297 ft
Descent
02:23:02
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 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    331 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,063 ft
  • Altitude start
    331 ft
  • Altitude end
    332 ft
  • Grade
    0.002%
  • Grade max
    -48.217%
  • Grade min
    76.715%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    02:23:02
  • Avg reverse time
    01:17:25
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Status:
on Jul 5, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.25 (8 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to gorlech trailhead (51.985252, -4.059111)
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Gorlech Trail Reports

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Jul 5, 2018 @ 10:13am
Jul 5, 2018
One tree down at the top of the first single track climb just before you get to the fire road.
Jun 15, 2018 @ 6:49pm
Jun 15, 2018
On riding the trail only issue was two trees down on the trail this is on the second section of the first climb up on the trail after first fire...
Jan 7, 2018 @ 9:52am
Jan 7, 2018
Lots of trees down at the moment obstructing the trail at various points of the loop, especially on the first climb. You can get round but some...
Oct 29, 2017 @ 3:44am
Oct 29, 2017
Trail basically in good condition, better than the other trails at Brechfa. Somewhat slippy due to recent rain, but berms are in good shape and...
Aug 29, 2017 @ 6:57am
Aug 29, 2017
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Photos

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Jul 13, 2017 @ 8:50am
Jul 13, 2017
Gorlech, My City
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Mar 26, 2016 @ 1:11pm
Mar 26, 2016
Gorlech, Cardiff
469 |
Mar 23, 2016 @ 11:58pm
Mar 23, 2016
| 1 comments Gorlech, Brechfa
227 |
Mar 7, 2016 @ 2:10pm
Mar 7, 2016
| 2 comments Gorlech, Camarthen

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