1,382 ft
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-39 ft
Descent
00:02:31
Avg time

Through the trees! Details

  • Riding area
    Portreath
    Portreath
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • TTFs on trail
    Other
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

The trail runs from the field often used for parking by Rouge Theatre, near the North Cliffs entrance to Tehidy Woods. It finishes near the top on the Strava run Water Rat Downhill. As the name suggests, you are mainly riding through the trees!

You enter the woods from the grass area and weave right and go through a section of trees on a sweeping path. Things then open up a little and you can pick your line through the trees to pop out onto one of the main paths in the woods. Turn left and after about 20 meters turn right, back into the trees, before you meet the other main path on the left (it is easy to spot). Do not follow the main path here but veer off to the left and slightly up hill (I have tried to mark it with branches). There are a few lumps/bumps and possible jumps here with some roots and a good straight section to get speed up. At the end of the straight there is a sharp right onto a path (around a large tree). Follow the path for a few meters and take a sharp left, weave through this section and finish on one of the main paths at the end.

A lot of fun and a good challenge for how fast you can do it! Enjoy.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Through the trees! mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -34 ft
  • Altitude min
    263 ft
  • Altitude max
    301 ft
  • Altitude start
    297 ft
  • Altitude end
    263 ft
  • Grade
    -2.493%
  • Grade max
    -7.67%
  • Grade min
    2.409%
  • Distance climb
    226 ft
  • Distance down
    817 ft
  • Distance flat
    339 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:31
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on Nov 15, 2017
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Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Through the trees! Trail Reports

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Nov 15, 2017 @ 1:55am
Nov 15, 2017
Riding well
Oct 26, 2017 @ 12:23am
Oct 26, 2017
Running well after the clear up earlier in the week.
Oct 24, 2017 @ 1:13pm
Oct 24, 2017
Wet in spots, some turns need to be taken a little slower. A lot of clearing required today, but good now.
Oct 24, 2017 @ 12:16am
Oct 24, 2017
Had to clear a lot of branches, but running clear now.
Sep 23, 2017 @ 2:00pm
Sep 23, 2017
Good today, mainly dry despite the wet weather.
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16 Reviews & Comments

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flag CornishPar (Apr 10, 2017 at 12:56)
 This is a standard trail, some sections with roots (air possible) but nothing in the way of jumps etc. You weave your way through the trees. Good fun and one to set times over.
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flag CornishPar (Apr 21, 2017 at 5:38)
 Rouge Theatre are set up in the top section of the run currently. The trail is partly blocked as a result. However, you can still get through and if you go in the morning there will be no show on - therefore no issue. Just avoid the area when there is likely to be a performance. I will update when all is clear once more.
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flag CornishPar (Apr 28, 2017 at 10:35)
 It is now all clear, Rouge have finished. It is running very well in the dry!
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flag CornishPar (May 23, 2017 at 12:46)
 There is a tree down just before you start the second section. You can get past on the right hand side but it is tight!
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flag CornishPar (Jun 9, 2017 at 13:32)
 Not as wet as some of the other trails, the tree still needs moving.
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flag CornishPar (Jun 21, 2017 at 13:10)
 The big tree at the start of the second section is clear. The smaller one after it is still there. Another small one is down a little further in, you can ride over it. A little more clearing needed before a real quick run can be done.
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flag CornishPar (Jun 26, 2017 at 11:55)
 A little tree clearing still needed, but riding well.
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flag CornishPar (Jul 16, 2017 at 5:45)
 Did a big clear up at the top of the second section and used all the branches to better mark the main line. Running very well now, good to have it back!
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flag CornishPar (Jul 25, 2017 at 3:57)
 There is a lot of tree felling going on in the second section, as a result there are branches and tree all over the place! I have cleared it again, but take care!
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flag CornishPar (Sep 14, 2017 at 12:16)
 Got lost on my own trail! The second section is very different too - need to remark the trail!
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flag CornishPar (Sep 18, 2017 at 14:01)
 Marked out the second section again, I think the tree felling is over now. Will add photos of the first half of the second section.
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flag CornishPar (Sep 23, 2017 at 14:06)
 Loving this again, getting dialled back in! Still running well despite the very wet conditions - this one never lets me down!
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flag CornishPar (Oct 24, 2017 at 13:17)
 A little wet in places, but riding well. A lot of tree felling has been done, blocking the trail in the second section, but spent a while clearing it today - now all clear.
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flag CornishPar (Oct 26, 2017 at 13:35)
 Had to clear a lot of branches after tree felling in the second section. Clear now and running well. A little wet so watch the cornering!
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flag CornishPar (Oct 26, 2017 at 13:46)
 Running well after the clearing up the other day. Damp in places which slows you down a little, but good fun all the same.
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flag CornishPar (3 days ago)
 Running well, Rouge Theatre have now left. Line from the start of the second section is blocked, but you can take a lower line. Will need a little clearing to get the fastest line back.
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