Grenoside Woods have been home to mountain bikers for as long as the sport has been in this country. There is now a fully surfaced and signposted loop consisting of three professionally constructed downhill trails that are connected by Bridleway (fireroad) climbs. The loops signposting starts across the road from the Forestry Commission car park on Woodhead Road.
As well as a loop, with all the DH trails starting from the top Bridleway, many riders opt to session the downhill tracks and you will find riders in the woods on bikes from hardtails through to full on DH rigs.
Trail Grade(s) and distances Red/Black
The loop consists of 2 red grade descents, Pub Run and Steel City (which has a Black opt in) and one black grade descent DH3 (this has several large but rollable jumps and a steep section towards the end). The whole loop is connected by red grade bridleway
Total Loop Distance: 5.3 KM Ascent: 210m Descent: 210 m
Red: 3.6 KM
Black: 1.7 KM
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Published: 8 May 2019
Check out all the action from Peaty's annual Steel City Downhill race as 6000 spectators lit up Greno Woods in Sheffield!
Published: 29 March 2019
Steve Peat has returned to his home planet of Sheffield in an attempt to rescue his friends from the clutches of a dull bank holiday weekend
Published: 17 March 2018
You don't want to miss this one! Peaty's Steel City DH 2018 is back for the 8th time bringing the atmosphere of a world cup race to Sheffield’s Greno woods.
Published: 13 July 2017
Trek Factory Racing’s Kade Edwards certainly has the skills to the pay the bills as he gets after it in Grenoside Woods, Sheffield.
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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