1 miles
Distance
90 ft
Climb
-552 ft
Descent
00:08:54
Avg time

Zig Zags Details

  • Riding Area
    Afan Forest Park
    Glyncorrwg
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year Round
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #846 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2014

Final descent of Y Wal, Afan Forest

More Stats for Zig Zags bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -462 ft
  • Altitude min
    357 ft
  • Altitude max
    836 ft
  • Altitude start
    820 ft
  • Altitude end
    357 ft
  • Grade
    -7.151%
  • Grade max
    -56.163%
  • Grade min
    32.551%
  • Distance climb
    1,483 ft
  • Distance down
    4,504 ft
  • Distance flat
    477 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:20
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Status:
on Nov 18, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (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
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      Zig Zags Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 4:36am
      Nov 18, 2018
      Nov 6, 2018 @ 2:28am
      Nov 6, 2018
      Felling is now finished and it's opened ZigZags right up. Feels like your riding a different trail! It's so fast and grippy now. Love it.
      Jan 20, 2018 @ 2:20am
      Jan 20, 2018
      Closed on Monday the 22nd for Forrestry Work.
      Apr 10, 2017 @ 1:02pm
      Apr 10, 2017
      Sep 3, 2016 @ 1:02am
      Sep 3, 2016
      Very slippery
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 83 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 940 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Y Wal
      10 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 2
      flag rentachimp (Dec 11, 2014 at 3:49)
       Arguably the scariest waymarked run at Afan.
      [Reply]

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