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The "8"

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Difficult

Length of trail:

18 kilometres

Trail is currently open


Trail description

"The 8" - Red Grade - Difficult 18 km.

Single track mountain bike trail. Hully Gully, Gisburn Forest Highlights include the volunteer built trail of Home Baked, gnarly rocks of Whelpstone Crag and the roller coaster ride down Hully Gully - as close as you can get to dancing on a bike.

Rider on a steep downhill section of mountain bike trail.

This trail is suitable for proficient mountain bikers with good off road riding skills and fitness.  The trail includes challenging climbs, tricky descents and technical features. 

Along this route are optional Black Grade lines and features. These are marked with a skull.

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OS Grid ref: SD745560
Postcode: BB7 4TS

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.