3,491 ft
Distance
26 ft
Climb
-447 ft
Descent
00:05:54
Avg time

Hotstepper Details

  • Riding Area
    BikePark Wales
    Abercanaid
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #753 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A brilliant, natural feeling trail with rock drops and roots galore Fast and fun.

Bike Park

More Stats for Hotstepper bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -421 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,000 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,428 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,420 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,000 ft
  • Grade
    -12.047%
  • Grade max
    -46.944%
  • Grade min
    15.21%
  • Distance climb
    524 ft
  • Distance down
    2,886 ft
  • Distance flat
    81 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:54
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Status:
on Feb 22, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to hotstepper trailhead (51.707540, -3.369120)
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      Hotstepper Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Feb 22, 2019 @ 2:28am
      Feb 22, 2019
      Feb 18, 2019 @ 7:06am
      Feb 18, 2019
      Sep 16, 2018 @ 2:05am
      Sep 16, 2018
      Roots are very slick. Make sure you don’t corner hard with your front tyre on them.
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 1:37am
      Aug 25, 2018
      Jul 16, 2018 @ 2:21am
      Jul 16, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 17 rides
      • 32 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 145 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      All
      • 721 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      23 |
      Mar 19, 2018 @ 7:37am
      Mar 19, 2018
      27 |
      Mar 19, 2018 @ 7:37am
      Mar 19, 2018
      34 |
      Mar 19, 2018 @ 7:37am
      Mar 19, 2018
      27 |
      Mar 19, 2018 @ 7:36am
      Mar 19, 2018

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • - 1
      flag scottyboy74 (Aug 24, 2018 at 6:58)
       Horrible
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Calkodawg96 (Apr 3, 2019 at 8:52)
       Basically you have to understand what a good mountain bike trail is...
      People moan that this is too bumpy! seriously guys, stick to blues - this trail totally rips.
      [Reply]

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