2,756 ft
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-112 ft
Descent
00:02:00
Avg time

Section 13 Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #16743 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking

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 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
    00:02:00
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Status:
on Jul 12, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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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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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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 section-13 trailhead (54.657130, -1.897500)
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      Section 13 Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 16 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 295 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 926 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      342 |
      Feb 17, 2016 @ 10:47am
      Feb 17, 2016
      523 |
      Feb 15, 2016 @ 12:01pm
      Feb 15, 2016
      72 |
      Apr 25, 2014 @ 11:53am
      Apr 25, 2014
      145 |
      Oct 24, 2013 @ 9:08am
      Oct 24, 2013

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Hamsterley Red Route featured
      14 miles

      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
      [Reply]

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      Hamsterley Section 13 Tim
      192 | Sep 1, 2017 , Bishop Auckland
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      2:09 | 108 | Jul 16, 2017 , Bishop Auckland
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