2 miles
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-814 ft
Descent
1,972 ft
High Point

The Gap Details

  • Riding Area
    Brecon
    Brecon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The Gap off of Pen-y-Fan

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More Stats for The Gap bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -802 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,170 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,972 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,170 ft
  • Grade
    -7.509%
  • Grade max
    -32.111%
  • Grade min
    3.883%
  • Distance climb
    984 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    332 ft
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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%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos

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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 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
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      The Gap Trail Reports

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      Mar 2, 2019 @ 1:09am
      Mar 2, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 9 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 21, 2018 @ 12:16pm
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      Jul 21, 2018 @ 11:58am
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      The Gap, Cardiff
      31 |
      Aug 16, 2017 @ 12:11am
      Aug 16, 2017
      The Gap, Brecon
      54 |
      Aug 16, 2017 @ 12:11am
      Aug 16, 2017
      The Gap, Brecon

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