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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Cannock Chase’s original and much
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               loved dedicated mountain bike trail.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A technical singletrack mountain bike
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               trail which includes technical trail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               features. Built and maintained by
                                                                                                                                                                   Start of trails:                                                                                                                                            volunteer group Chase Trails, Follow
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                                                                             Silvertrees static                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Garden’, ‘The Boardwalk’ and
                                                                                 caravan site
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                technical trail features rejoin the main
                 S1                                                                                                                                                                                                               60                                                                                            trail). The Monkey Trail was built and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                designed in partnership with Chase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Trails and features technical rock
                                                                                                                                  D2                                                                                                                                                                                            gardens, boardwalks, jumps and
                         Ma                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     drops. The trail finishes with the
                              rqu                                                                                                                       Decision point:                                                                                                                                                         awesome ‘Lower Cliff’ descent.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Stile Cop Bike Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Stile Cop features several extreme/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SC2                                                                               bike park graded downhill trails.
                                                                                                                     D3                                                                                                                                                                                                         Expect large, unavoidable technical
                                                                                                                                                                   M1                                                                                                          SC1                                              trail features which require
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                commitment and are not suitable for
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     M8                                                                                         inexperienced riders. Stile Cop has
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                partnership with Chase Trails.

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       Waymarkers                                                                   How our cycle route grading works                                                                                                                                                                              Forest roads & bike parks
                                             Hednesford                                              Suitable for:                              Suitable for: Riders                                   Suitable for: Proficient                             Suitable for: Expert                                            Suitable for: Cyclists                   Suitable for: Extreme
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                 Multi-use                               Mountain                                    Beginners in                               in good health                                         mountain bikers with                                 mountain bikers with                                            in good health. Map                      level riders with expert
                                                                                                                                                                                      Red: Difficult
                                                                                                                               Blue: Moderate
                                                                                       Green: Easy




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bike parks




                 trail                                   biking                                      good health                                with basic off-road                                    good off-road riding                                 high level of fitness.                                          reading useful (routes                   technical skills and
                                                         trail                                       with basic bike                            riding skills. Basic                                   skills and fitness.                                  Quality off-road                                                not always marked).                      good fitness. Technical
                                                                                                     skills. Most types                                  Hazelslade
                                                                                                                                                mountain bikes.                                        Good mountain bikes.                                 mountain bikes.                                                 Most bikes.                              bike skills important.
                                                                                                     of bike.                                   Trail: Some                                            Trail: Challenging                                   Trail: Greater challenge                                        Trail: Gradients can                     Jumping ability
                                                                                                     Trail: Relatively                          ‘singletrack’                                          climbs, tricky descents                              and difficulty. Expect                                          vary. Surfaces may be                    obligatory.
   Hednesford
        Forest road
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        Bridleway
                                      Cannock                                                        flat and wide.                             sections and small
                                                                                                                                                obstacles of root
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                                                                                                                                                                                                       such as drop-offs and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       large rocks.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            large and unavoidable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            features.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            uneven or potholed in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            places. Look out for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Trail: Extreme levels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of exposure and risk.
                                                                                                                                                and rock.                                                                                                                                                                   vehicles and other users.                Large features.

								
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