The rain over the last week combined with the colder temps has left some of the trails noticably softer. With around 2/3rds of the trails now cleared though, it won't take long for them to dry up. Take it easy on the mud and stay on the trails. ... more
Trail map at http://maps.gotwisted.com/df.pdf
Apart for some still wet sections in the Pines, Durham was in great shape today. Blair M.has leaf blown most of the single track and that really helps. We did not ride the Skyloft Connector, so can't speak for that.
Through a combination of Snowshoe and Fat bike traffic, much of Durham is now ready to ride. Spread the word. The more traffic now, the better.
Durham Forest & EDH ground now frozen solid. Rain yesterday followed by 2-3 cm snow. Many icy patches now masked by snow cover - studs required or be prepared for multiple hard landings. Currently -10c and snowing lightly. Not yet enough... more
The trails in Durham Forest have refrozen so it is ok to ride them again.
Be aware though that there are quite a few sections of trail that are icy.