2,756 ft
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-112 ft
Descent
00:01:51
Avg time

Section 13 Details

  • Riding area
    Hamsterley Forest
    Bishop Auckland
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All year
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

Fast, flowing & fun. A prepared track with high speed gentle drop off's& berms, 'skills' elements on the upper part including some rock garden and some table tops & jumps towards the bottom.
Useable in all weather conditions.

Access Info

Part of the Red Route at Hamsterley forest. Details can be found online or collect a map from the little bike shop at the main car park.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Section 13 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -98 ft
  • Altitude min
    895 ft
  • Altitude max
    995 ft
  • Altitude start
    993 ft
  • Altitude end
    895 ft
  • Grade max
    -11.315%
  • Grade min
    4.51%
  • Distance climb
    464 ft
  • Distance down
    1,719 ft
  • Distance flat
    573 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:51
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Status:
on Mar 11, 2018
Snow Packed
Avg: 4 (1 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 section-13 trailhead (54.657130, -1.897500)
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Section 13 Trail Reports

datedescription
Mar 11, 2018 @ 12:11am
Mar 11, 2018
Snow and ice on top section, clears before the bottom
Feb 23, 2018 @ 5:33am
Feb 23, 2018
Sep 27, 2017 @ 1:40pm
Sep 27, 2017
Aug 27, 2017 @ 11:36am
Aug 27, 2017
Very dry. Loose surface a challenge in places.
Aug 23, 2017 @ 1:21pm
Aug 23, 2017
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Photos

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318 |
Feb 17, 2016 @ 10:47am
Feb 17, 2016
Section 13, Hamsterley
479 |
Feb 15, 2016 @ 12:01pm
Feb 15, 2016
Section 13, Hamsterley
69 |
Apr 25, 2014 @ 11:53am
Apr 25, 2014
Section 13, Newcastle upon Tyne
138 |
Oct 24, 2013 @ 9:08am
Oct 24, 2013
Section 13, Durham

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Bobman64 (Mar 1, 2018 at 13:40)
 Excellent trail, choice of lines, but the drop offs and rocks are easily manageable
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