1,126 ft
Distance
-297 ft
Descent
451 ft
High Point

The Minefield Details

  • Riding Area
    Alva
    Alva
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2019

Starts to the right of the Silver Mines waterfall view point. Stay on the track or risk falling off a cliff. Steep, rutted, radon gas, arsenic, uranium deposits as well as ghosts from the mine and hill fort above.

Access Info

Follow the Ben Buck Path from the Woodhill car park or push up from Burnside.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

Disclaimer

Walk the trail first! Good luck with Five Tens! Do not become fox food please. Make sure you wash your bike and yourself as you are probably contaminated by arsenic and a little radiation (cannot help you with that sorry)

More Stats for The Minefield bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -297 ft
  • Altitude min
    154 ft
  • Altitude start
    451 ft
  • Altitude end
    154 ft
  • Grade
    -26.392%
  • Grade max
    -33.927%
  • Grade min
    -15.694%
  • Distance down
    1,124 ft
  • Distance flat
    2 ft
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on Feb 21, 2019
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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 Minefield Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 2 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Photos

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      Feb 11, 2019 @ 7:39am
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      The Minefield, Stirling
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      The Minefield, Stirling
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      Feb 11, 2019 @ 7:25am
      Feb 11, 2019
      The Minefield, Alva
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      Feb 11, 2019 @ 7:25am
      Feb 11, 2019
      The Minefield, Alva

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