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Level: Advanced
Length: 11 mi (17.7 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +752/764 ft
Total: 9 riders
 

Mountain Biking MBR

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#13 of 22 mountain bike trails in Wales
#10,528 in the world

The MBR trail is one of the three advanced trails at the Coed Y Brenin mountain bike centre. For most of the way it follows one of the other advanced trails called "Beast" which is longer. So MBR is really just a shorter version of "Beast".

About half of the trail is forestry roads. According to the promoters the trail is a "predominantly open and flowing trail" with "long sweeping descents", but that is more or less exactly what it is not! There is only about 200 metres of fast flowing singletrack that has berms and jumps. The outstanding feature of the purpose built part of the trail is the cobbled rock slab sections with lots of drops when they go down hill.

With all those rocks and the forestry roads, the trail is all-weather and at 18km makes for a good workout. If you want more tackle the Beast which covers much the same ground and adds another 14km of often challenging trail.

First added by Jim Cummings on Nov 7, 2015. Last updated Apr 23, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: yes
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: yes
  • Restrooms: yes
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
The Coed Y Brenin mountain bike centre is about five miles north of Dolgellau on the A470. You'll see the sign to the visitor centre on the right.
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  • Jim Cummings
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    Great rock garden riding on parts of this trail with "interesting" drops, steps, slabs and other technical challenges. But much of the trail is forestry road and quite a bit overlaps other trails, ie, same trail with different names.

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