4,142 ft
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-317 ft
Descent
00:04:54
Avg time

The Fox Details

  • Riding Area
    Grizedale Forest
    Hawkshead
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #12379 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Forestry Commision

A cracking descent from the sand stone fox down toward Esthwaite

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More Stats for The Fox bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -312 ft
  • Altitude min
    374 ft
  • Altitude max
    690 ft
  • Altitude start
    686 ft
  • Altitude end
    374 ft
  • Grade max
    -48.939%
  • Grade min
    1.553%
  • Distance climb
    553 ft
  • Distance down
    2,974 ft
  • Distance flat
    614 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:01
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Status:
on Jun 14, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.75 (4 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • 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 the-fox-25360 trailhead (54.348233, -3.008782)
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The Fox Trail Reports

datedescription
Jun 14, 2018 @ 2:38pm
Jun 14, 2018
Fast
Apr 22, 2017 @ 10:04am
Apr 22, 2017
Mar 3, 2016 @ 7:30am
Mar 3, 2016
Feb 16, 2015 @ 2:08pm
Feb 16, 2015
In normal condition...large puddles at top as usual
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Photos

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2 |
Sep 27, 2018 @ 3:07am
Sep 27, 2018
The Fox, Lake District
107 |
Mar 3, 2016 @ 7:19am
Mar 3, 2016
The Fox, Grizedale Forest
228 |
May 15, 2014 @ 6:06am
May 15, 2014
The Fox, Grizedale Forest
488 |
Apr 18, 2014 @ 10:56pm
Apr 18, 2014
The Fox, Keswick

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