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Grizedale Black MTB Trail - "The Black"

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Severe

Length of trail:

1 kilometres

Trail is currently open


Trail description

The trail was built in 2013 by our volunteers and is suitable for expert mountain bikers with a high level of fitness. The Black offers an awesome blast of jumps and berms with steep descents, not for the faint hearted. There is a split along this section with options of single or double black trail, watch out for the signs.

Start and Finish: The start is from the forest road to the east of Carron Crag summit.  It can be accessed following the beginning of the North Face trail to marker number 5 then continuing straight on along the forest road for half a mile.  Alternatively there is a bridleway which can be followed from the Visitor Centre.

See our trail map for details. Please call in to Visitor Information on site if you’d like more detailed advice on the routes.



What's Here?

  • Mountain biking


OS Grid ref: SD336944
Postcode: LA22 OQJ

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Grizedale Visitor Centre

0300 067 4495
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