1,736 ft
Distance
-313 ft
Descent
00:04:31
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Varsity Trail

Varsity Details

  • Riding Area
    Wharncliffe Woods
    Sheffield
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Gap Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #53296 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Follow the run down and rather than turn off to the left keep going straight down. This run gets very very steep so be warned.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Varsity bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -313 ft
  • Altitude min
    475 ft
  • Altitude max
    788 ft
  • Altitude start
    788 ft
  • Altitude end
    475 ft
  • Grade
    -18.034%
  • Grade max
    -36.096%
  • Grade min
    -5.742%
  • Distance down
    1,736 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:31
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Status:
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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 varsity trailhead (53.450420, -1.540320)
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      Varsity Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 83 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 170 rides
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      Photos

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      38 |
      Jun 21, 2018 @ 7:20am
      Jun 21, 2018
      Varsity, Sheffield
      25 |
      Jun 20, 2018 @ 3:18pm
      Jun 20, 2018
      Varsity, Sheffield
      53 |
      May 16, 2018 @ 2:49pm
      May 16, 2018
      Varsity, Sheffield
      167 |
      Feb 23, 2015 @ 6:02am
      Feb 23, 2015
      Varsity, Sheffield

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag boo01 (Aug 27, 2017 at 7:46)
       Has been destroyed by the FC Frown
      [Reply]

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