The Mynydd Du Forest – Black Mountains

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Join us for a day out in the Black Mountains with 3 fantastic descents, this route starts from the beautiful town of Crickhowell in the Usk Valley.  The ride will start by exploring the bridleways in the lower Grwyne Fawr valley and then up into the Mynydd Du forest.  After zig-zagging up thought the forest, it’s up to the highest point of the day on Crug Mawr with breath taking views of the whole of the Black Mountains range.  Next up is the highlight of the ride, a fantastic 5km long flowy single track descent to Llanbedr.

Start Point – Carpark, Greenhill Way, Crickhowell, NP8 1AE

Distance –  35 km

Ascent/descent – 900m

Timings – 10.00am – 3.00pm

You can add MTB Hire to your booking, please select the type of bike you would like & it will be delivered to the start point.

Once the booking is confirmed we will email you to confirm the bike sizes you require.

All hire prices include use of a helmet, pump, repair kit and lock.

The Standard mountain bike for is the Marin Bobcat Trail 5s and we will have both 27.5″/650b and 29″ options available

Premium MTB model are Niner Air 9s. 29″ wheels, Lightweight alu frame, Marzocchi Bomber 120mm forks & equipped with a dropper post

Marin – the Alpine Trail 7. With 150mm of rear travel and 160mm Rockshox Yari forks, these are truly capable enduro/all-mountain bikes and will be ideal for tackling the more challenging riding of the Brecon Beacons.

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Join us for a day out in the Black Mountains with 3 fantastic descents, this route starts from the beautiful town of Crickhowell in the Usk Valley.  The ride will start by exploring the bridleways in the lower Grwyne Fawr valley and then up into the Mynydd Du forest.  After zig-zagging up thought the forest, it’s up to the highest point of the day on Crug Mawr with breath taking views of the whole of the Black Mountains range.  Next up is the highlight of the ride, a fantastic 5km long flowy single track descent to Llanbedr.

Start Point – Carpark, Greenhill Way, Crickhowell, NP8 1AE

Distance –  35 km

Ascent/descent – 900m

Timings – 10.00am – 3.00pm

You can add MTB Hire to your booking, please select the type of bike you would like & it will be delivered to the start point.

Once the booking is confirmed we will email you to confirm the bike sizes you require.

All hire prices include use of a helmet, pump, repair kit and lock.

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