1,897 ft
Distance
1 ft
Climb
-187 ft
Descent
00:08:42
Avg time

The Vale Details

  • Riding Area
    Stoughton Downhill
    Portsmouth
  • AKA
    Red Grade DH Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All seasons. It can be quite knarley in the wet due to the high chalk content in the track
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #17570 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
  • OSM Way

This Vale trail has some big jumps, drops and berms. All the features are rollable. It is smooth and very fast.

Access Info

Stoughton Downhill mountain bike trails are in Stoughton, in West Sussex in England. They border Hampshire and so are in car driving distance (about 25 mins away) from the Queen Elizabeth Country Park mountain bike trail centre so you will be sure to see crossover in folk using the two. Stoughton Downhill has both downhill and freeride red and blue tracks that are progressive in nature and so cater for all abilities.

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More Stats for The Vale bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -186 ft
  • Altitude min
    287 ft
  • Altitude max
    473 ft
  • Altitude start
    472 ft
  • Altitude end
    287 ft
  • Grade max
    -22.686%
  • Grade min
    1.407%
  • Distance climb
    72 ft
  • Distance down
    1,548 ft
  • Distance flat
    278 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:11
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Status:
on Nov 1, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (3 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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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-vale trailhead (50.905990, -0.835880)
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The Vale Trail Reports

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Nov 1, 2018 @ 11:46am
Nov 1, 2018
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Photos

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The Vale, Midhurst
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The Vale, Midhurst
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Aug 26, 2016
The Vale, Midhurst
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Aug 26, 2016 @ 3:07am
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The Vale, Horsham

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Videos

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