4,443 ft
Distance
84 ft
Climb
-185 ft
Descent
00:07:28
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Viking trail Trail

Viking trail Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #7702 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    15 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 15 in E-Biking
    • 15 in Trail Running
    • 15 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2010
  • Land Manager

Nice flowing section of single track that can be ridden fast or slow. Some TTF's have been removed and the flow has been improved so this trail is now rated BLUE. Owned and managed by DEFA.

More Stats for Viking trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -102 ft
  • Altitude min
    873 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,041 ft
  • Altitude start
    974 ft
  • Altitude end
    873 ft
  • Grade
    -2.285%
  • Grade max
    -21.368%
  • Grade min
    10.842%
  • Distance climb
    2,019 ft
  • Distance down
    2,159 ft
  • Distance flat
    265 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:28
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Status:
on Nov 2, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 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

LEGEND
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 viking-trail-88832 trailhead (54.150000, -4.646400)
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      Viking trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 2, 2018 @ 8:51am
      Nov 2, 2018
      reporter Update: The Viking Trail single track remains closed whilst harvesting work continues. This is expected to the situation until about mid-December.
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 3:02am
      Sep 19, 2018
      reporter Trackside drains and pipes need cleaning
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 3:01am
      Sep 19, 2018
      reporter Very slippy wood/ttf structure. Grip strips good but not will width
      Jul 12, 2018 @ 6:22am
      Jul 12, 2018
      reporter
      The Viking trail single track at South Barrule is completely closed whilst tree harvesting work takes place. Please do not enter areas which are...
      Apr 11, 2018 @ 9:05am
      Apr 11, 2018
      reporter Another section of the Viking trail at South Barrule Forest is temporarily closed to accommodate bridge replacement work. Cylists are asked to...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 47 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 6 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
      All
      • 45 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      4 |
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 3:02am
      Sep 19, 2018
      Viking trail, Douglas
      2 |
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 3:01am
      Sep 19, 2018
      Viking trail, Douglas
      4 |
      Jul 12, 2018 @ 6:29am
      Jul 12, 2018
      Viking trail, Isle of Man
      15 |
      Nov 24, 2017 @ 2:25am
      Nov 24, 2017
      Viking trail, Douglas

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      South Barrule Circuit
      17 miles
      Route 17 - 3 Forests Loop
      13 miles

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