2,989 ft
Distance
-299 ft
Descent
00:06:22
Avg time

The Beast Details

  • Riding Area
    Peak District
    Sheffield
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Season
    All year
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13166 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

One long natural extreme rock garden from start to finish.It would be best suited to a DH bike but to get to the location is better suited on an All mountain Bike and also incorporating it into an epic Peaks loop.

Access Info

From the village of Hope find the start of Edale road and head up the road for around 1/2 a mile until you cross a small bridge on a right bend,head up the bridleway (Fullwood stile lane) until it comes to a gate and the start of the off road bridleway.Head up the trail for probably 1 1/2 miles until you come to a trail crossroads.Turn right and go down the trail through the gate and on to the next gate and this is the start of the trail

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Beast bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -299 ft
  • Altitude min
    809 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,108 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,108 ft
  • Altitude end
    809 ft
  • Grade
    -10%
  • Grade max
    -31.629%
  • Grade min
    0.225%
  • Distance down
    2,843 ft
  • Distance flat
    146 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:22
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Status:
on Jan 19, 2019
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.2 (5 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.

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  • > 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
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      The Beast Trail Reports

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      Jan 19, 2019 @ 2:33am
      2 days
      Aug 18, 2018 @ 2:15am
      Aug 18, 2018
      Basically dry at the top but further down it gets damp and the stones get a slippery green algae coating. Perfectly rideable though. Go for it!
      Feb 25, 2018 @ 2:28am
      Feb 25, 2018
      Jul 23, 2017 @ 11:35pm
      Jul 23, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 65 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 255 rides
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      Photos

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      18 |
      Nov 20, 2018 @ 4:55am
      Nov 20, 2018
      The Beast, Sheffield
      7 |
      Sep 9, 2018 @ 1:15pm
      Sep 9, 2018
      The Beast, Hope Valley
      72 |
      Feb 19, 2018 @ 4:41am
      Feb 19, 2018
      The Beast, Derbyshire
      120 |
      Nov 20, 2016 @ 2:18am
      Nov 20, 2016
      The Beast, West Midlands

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