2,786 ft
Distance
-228 ft
Descent
00:07:09
Avg time

Rail The Roots Details

  • Riding Area
    Stanmer Park
    Brighton
  • AKA
    Big Dog Descent
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #3959 in Mountain Biking

A main part of a +1km descent, rail the roots is one of the best descents in Stanmer Park.

Starting with a sprint through the trees you'll soon be negotiating tight turns and a plethora of roots. As you progress the gradient increases, testing your nerve as the trees close in.

Enter the steeper section and the roots come back with a vengeance, explore the limits of grip as you pick up speed and rail the last few corners before bursting out into the open field.

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More Stats for Rail The Roots bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -228 ft
  • Altitude min
    190 ft
  • Altitude max
    417 ft
  • Altitude start
    417 ft
  • Altitude end
    190 ft
  • Grade max
    -22.962%
  • Grade min
    -2.514%
  • Distance down
    2,758 ft
  • Distance flat
    29 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:09
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Status:
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to rail-the-roots-24087 trailhead (50.865254, -0.103154)
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