12 miles
Distance
2,299 ft
Climb
-2,297 ft
Descent
02:27:24
Avg time

Gorlech Details

  • Riding area
    Brechfa Forest
    Carmarthen
  • Difficulty rating
    Red
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • 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
    02:27:24
  • Avg reverse time
    01:17:25
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Status:
on Oct 29, 2017
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Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Gorlech Trail Reports

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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
Aug 6, 2017 @ 9:51am
Aug 6, 2017
Few trees blocking trail at points. Easy enough to step round. Brace few might ride round them.
Jul 5, 2017 @ 5:21am
Jul 5, 2017
The forestry operations that closed the trail in April look complete, no diversions in place.
Apr 18, 2017 @ 6:38am
Apr 18, 2017
The start of the trail is blocked by forest operations so the stagg have created a diver which takes you on fire roads up to the top of the forst...
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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
443 |
Mar 23, 2016 @ 11:58pm
Mar 23, 2016
| 1 comments Gorlech, Brechfa
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Mar 7, 2016 @ 2:10pm
Mar 7, 2016
| 2 comments Gorlech, Camarthen

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