708 ft
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-27 ft
Descent
00:01:12
Avg time

The Hard Way Details

  • Riding area
    Epping Forest
    London
  • Difficulty rating
    Red
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on trail
    Log Ride
  • Global Ranking

This short single track loops back round to the same bridle way it start on, a little further down the hill. It begins with a small log to hop over in to a right hand bend and up over a small mound, followed by a hard left turn. follow the trail straight ahead and bear slightly right and ride up the mount at the base of the fallen tree and drop down to the left. follow the trail round to the right and down hill over the second fallen tree/log ride and in to a tight left turn. Then over a small fallen tree then over another larger fallen tree/log ride. Turn sharply right and grind up the steep incline towards the rope swing. Then round the fallen tree and out on to the bridle way/fire road.

Access Info

Cross straight over the bridle way/fire road at the end of the single track climb

More Stats for The Hard Way mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -18 ft
  • Altitude min
    275 ft
  • Altitude max
    300 ft
  • Altitude start
    300 ft
  • Altitude end
    282 ft
  • Grade
    -2.492%
  • Grade max
    -8.846%
  • Grade min
    6.95%
  • Distance climb
    152 ft
  • Distance down
    417 ft
  • Distance flat
    140 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:31
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on Jun 18, 2017
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Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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