2,362 ft
Distance
12 ft
Climb
-245 ft
Descent
00:02:15
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Launch Pad Trail

Launch Pad Details

  • Riding area
    Forest of Dean
    Gloucester
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

The first purpose built trail for 4 wheel bikes at the Forest of Dean

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Launch Pad mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -233 ft
  • Altitude min
    393 ft
  • Altitude max
    625 ft
  • Altitude start
    625 ft
  • Altitude end
    393 ft
  • Grade max
    -14.467%
  • Grade min
    8.762%
  • Distance climb
    142 ft
  • Distance down
    2,159 ft
  • Distance flat
    60 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:15
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:57
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Status:
on Sep 9, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (4 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 launch-pad trailhead (51.814350, -2.579820)
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Launch Pad Trail Reports

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Apr 22, 2017 @ 4:02pm
Apr 22, 2017
Launch Pad, Newport
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Dec 31, 2016 @ 11:15am
Dec 31, 2016
Launch Pad, Newport
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Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:53am
Apr 29, 2015
Launch Pad, Gloucester
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Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:52am
Apr 29, 2015
Launch Pad, Gloucester

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Austinynwa (Mar 18, 2018 at 11:23)
 Loved this ride. Was fast and fun
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