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Litton Cheney & Compton Valance Loop

30km loop from Portesham

Mountain Biking Difficult

30 km
698 m
697 m
2-3 hrs
Low Point
45 m
High Point
220 m
Litton Cheney & Compton Valance Loop Map

This is a popular mountain biking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's not remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done between May and August. From a low point of 45 m to the maximum altitude of 220 m, the route covers 30 km, 698 vertical metres of ascent and 697 vertical metres of descent.


570m of climbing.



Mostly stable trail tread with some variability featuring larger and more unavoidable obstacles that may include, but not be limited to: bigger stones, roots, steps, and narrow curves. Compared to lower intermediate, technical difficulty is more advanced and grades of slopes are steeper. Ideal for upper intermediate riders.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between May and August


  • Technical
  • Picturesque
  • Singletrack
  • Road sections