807 ft
Distance
-160 ft
Descent
00:03:39
Avg time

Vikings Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Grizedale Forest
    Hawkshead
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #7632 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking

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Vikings is a 246 m moderately popular black singletrack trail located near Hawkshead. This mountain bike only trail can be used downhill primary. On average it takes 3 minutes to complete this trail.

More Stats for Vikings mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -160 ft
  • Altitude min
    749 ft
  • Altitude max
    909 ft
  • Altitude start
    909 ft
  • Altitude end
    748 ft
  • Grade
    -19.8%
  • Grade max
    -44.8%
  • Grade min
    -4.2%
  • Distance down
    807 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:22
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Status:
on Dec 18, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Vikings Trail Reports

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      Dec 18, 2021 @ 6:00am
      Dec 18, 2021
      forestry work has destroyed the trail
      Oct 26, 2021 @ 1:44am
      Oct 26, 2021
      Lower third destroyed by forestry work
      Aug 25, 2021 @ 8:58am
      Aug 25, 2021
      Forestry work has the lower section covers in trees, can go around them
      Aug 25, 2021 @ 7:41am
      Aug 25, 2021
      Felled trees blocking lower section of trail when getting into thinner trees after mini jump - can just about go round em
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 6:37am
      Jul 26, 2021
      Another track the forestry have destroyed. 5 trees felled across the track after the log drop
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 667 rides
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      Dec 19, 2021 @ 2:08am
      Dec 19, 2021

      Routes with this trail

      titledistance
      Grizedale loop11 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Lakelandedbiker (Aug 11, 2018 at 5:57)
       Perfect conditions
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Charlie-F (Oct 28, 2019 at 10:33)
       Good condition, great tech trail
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Quoll (Jun 24, 2020 at 21:58)
       Now closed by forestry commission due to erosion
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      The Viking, Grizedale Forest, UK - MTB
      4:22 | 831 | Sep 11, 2019 , Hawkshead
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