1,157 ft
Distance
-162 ft
Descent
00:01:38
Avg time

Ski Run - Bottom Details

  • Riding Area
    Forest of Dean
    Gloucester
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #796 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The original downhill trail at the Forest of Dean and rideable in all weathers, the Ski Run drops in through big rocky and rooted sections with fade drops. Into a fast set of turns, a hip jump, the popular tabletop, berms and road gap.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ski Run - Bottom bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -162 ft
  • Altitude min
    386 ft
  • Altitude max
    548 ft
  • Altitude start
    548 ft
  • Altitude end
    386 ft
  • Grade max
    -25.618%
  • Grade min
    -4.555%
  • Distance down
    1,157 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:38
  • Avg reverse time
    00:45:38
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Status:
on Dec 24, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.85 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
      Directions to ski-run-bottom trailhead (51.808340, -2.578190)
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      Ski Run - Bottom Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 3:59am
      Dec 24, 2018
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 2:12am
      Sep 2, 2018
      Dec 1, 2017 @ 3:33am
      Dec 1, 2017
      Jul 16, 2017 @ 1:44am
      Jul 16, 2017
      Very dry all round, some light rain the previous day but has not affected the trails.
      Jun 18, 2017 @ 12:58pm
      Jun 18, 2017
      Super dry and dusty, but becomig fairy loose also.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 159 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 832 rides
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      Photos

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      4 |
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 11:49am
      Dec 9, 2018
      Ski Run - Bottom, Reading
      21 |
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 7:01am
      Dec 3, 2018
      Ski Run - Bottom, Swansea
      27 |
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 7:01am
      Dec 3, 2018
      Ski Run - Bottom, Swansea
      19 |
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 7:01am
      Dec 3, 2018
      Ski Run - Bottom, Swansea

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag whiter74 DTV (Jan 4, 2016 at 4:43)
       Built By : The Dean Trail Volunteers are a group of riders from all disciplines working in partnership with the Forestry Commission to develop and maintain the mountain bike trails in the Forest of Dean.
      Our aim is to design and create a variety of enjoyable and challenging XC and DH trails for locals and visitors alike and to promote mountain biking in the area..
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