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The Black MTB trail

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 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.

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Trail information

Grizedale, Forestry Commission Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, LA22 0QJ
Grade - Black
Is this grade for you?
Black grade trails are suitable for expert mountain bike users, used to physically demanding routes.
Trail Length
0.8 miles (1 km)