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The Beast Trail - Coed-y-Brenin

7 reviews

The Beast Mountain bike Trail is a 38km combination of the MBR and Dragon's Back routes. A long distance route for the experienced mountain biker. Read more

place Coed y Brenin Mountain Bike Trail Centre, Dolgellau, LL40 2HY



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Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 8.5714 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 8.8571 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 8.7143 out of 10
Facilities 8.8571 out of 10
Location 8.8571 out of 10

"Truly a Beast....."
Review by: Slumdog on 10 September 2009

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The Beast Trail at Coed-y-Brenin is the trail that everyone aspires to ride. It's long, it's tough, it will stretch you physically, mentally and has left many broken souls.

You can expect loose rocky climbs, gnarly descents, stone fly offs, berms, tabletops and hips. Get low and funky through Adam & Eve's rhythm section, tight & twisty on the Serpent’s tail, fly down the Adams Family but watch out for Lurch's stone corkscrew before ballistic speeds on Uncle Fester. And don't forget the Pink Heifer, Big Dug combo that gives over 4 kms of continuous sublime singletrack through the majestic tall Douglas Firs. Smash it in a oner and feel the burn!

So will you be dragging yourself up the final climb, limping down the last descent utterly spent, or will you rise to the challenge and tame the Beast?


  • Parking Parking
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Bike Hire Bike Hire
  • Bike Wash Bike Wash
  • Showers Showers
  • Cafe Cafe
  • Changing Rooms Changing Rooms


Nearest Town: Dolgellau
Sat Nav: LL40 2HY
Grid Ref: SH 720270

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Please note: Distance is calculated as air distance or "as the crow flies" the most direct route between two points, so the distance by road maybe slightly longer.

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