3,320 ft
Distance
34 ft
Climb
-311 ft
Descent
00:03:03
Avg time

Norkle Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    BikePark Wales
    Abercanaid
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #265 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Norkle is a trail that you will soon know very well as it links the visitor centre and the uplift pickup point. Somehow this trail seems to defy gravity, when you reach the end it feels like you are above the visitor centre but you've been flying downhill all the way? Strange but true..

Bike Park

More Stats for Norkle bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -276 ft
  • Altitude min
    734 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,042 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,042 ft
  • Altitude end
    765 ft
  • Grade max
    -54.042%
  • Grade min
    32.927%
  • Distance climb
    174 ft
  • Distance down
    2,847 ft
  • Distance flat
    299 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:29:03
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Status:
on Oct 7, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (12 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
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to norkle trailhead (51.720230, -3.379510)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 42 rides
      • 28 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 870 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,274 rides
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      Photos

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      13 |
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 6:31am
      Feb 2, 2019
      28 |
      Aug 1, 2018 @ 11:21pm
      Aug 1, 2018
      20 |
      Aug 1, 2018 @ 11:21pm
      Aug 1, 2018
      25 |
      Jun 3, 2018 @ 8:13am
      Jun 3, 2018

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      Videos

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      BPW Norkle
      3:12 | 59 | Mar 27, 2017 , Abercanaid
      Ladies Morning Bike Park Wales April 2016
      3:14 | 121 | Apr 20, 2016 , Abercanaid
      Uplift
      1:58 | 22 | Oct 3, 2015 , Abercanaid
      norkle
      1:19 | 155 | Aug 27, 2013 , Abercanaid
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