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Mountain Bike Orienteering
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Trail is currently open


Trail description

Whinlatter Mountain Bike Orienteering marker cyclingAn orienteering challenge which explores the forest by using a combination of forest roads and parts of the Quercus Mountain Bike Trail.
Expect longs climbs and riders must be competent mountain bike riders, with a good level of fitness and have some experience in riding mountain bike trails.

What do I have to do?
You have to navigate your way between control circles. 

The control point is attached to a metal cable around a tree and has a "pinch puncher" to mark your score box. 

The object is to score as many points as possible in a fixed time.  Decide on a time limit, for example 1 hour and see how many points you can score.  Alternately you can try and collect all of them and record your best time.

A mountain bike orienteering map can be purchased from the Visitor Centre or Cyclewise at a cost of £1.50 each.


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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Orienteering


OS Grid ref: NY209245
Postcode: CA12 5TW

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Recreation Ranger
01768 778469

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