8 miles
Distance
866 ft
Climb
-1,247 ft
Descent
01:14:22
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The North Face Trail
  • North Face

Details

  • Riding area
    Grizedale Forest
    Hawkshead
  • Difficulty rating
    Red
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Jump, Rock Face
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Forestry Comission
  • OSM Way
    #1

Medium difficulty trail with a hard pack surface, approximately half singletrack and half fireroad. Generally moderate gradients with no un-rollable trail features.

Access Info

Parking at Grixedale Forest Visitor Centre

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More Stats for The North Face Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -381 ft
  • Altitude min
    359 ft
  • Altitude max
    918 ft
  • Altitude start
    740 ft
  • Altitude end
    359 ft
  • Grade max
    -37.273%
  • Grade min
    58.209%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    01:14:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:48
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The North Face Trail Trail Reports

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The North Face Trail

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Grizedale/Parkamoor Route
17 miles
Grizedale no North Face
13 miles

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Grizedale north face with paulo
15:49 | 121 | Apr 26, 2015 , Hawkshead
5 yr old dudes first red trail
1:25 | 300 | Oct 27, 2014 , Hawkshead
Grizedale North Face Section GoPro
1:03 | 436 | Apr 9, 2011 , Hawkshead
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