Chase Trails

All the trails at Cannock Chase follow the standard Forestry Commission style trail grading system.

Green: Easy

Suitable for: Beginners in good health with basic bike skills. Most types of bike.
Trail: Relatively flat and wide.

Blue: Moderate

Suitable for: Riders in good health, basic off road skills. Basic mountain bikes.
Trail: Wide gravel tracks and forest roads with a shallow stream crossing. Trail involves crossing public roads.

Red: Difficult

Suitable for: Proficient mountain bikers with good off road riding skills and fitness. Good mountain bikes.
Trail: Challenging climbs, tricky descents & technical features such as drop-offs & large rocks.

Black: Severe

Suitable for: Expert mountain bikers with high level of fitness. Quality off-road mountain bikes.
Trail: Greater challenge & difficulty. Expect large & unavoidable features.