Like many other features on the Hill the 4X was a genuine class leader when built, hosting rounds of the national 4X series. Unfortunately a drop of interest in 4X, a period of little maintenance and the opening of Surface 2 Air has meant the regular – and very physical – upkeep required to keep it in race-worthy condition hasn’t taken place.
The 4X still provides thrills for those with the skills to pay the bills. It starts with easier table top jumps before steepening, dropping over doubles and sweeping through large berms that lead into the the infamous road gap.
Upon touchdown it’s straight into a g-force inducing turn before the large final tabletop and a sprint to the finish line.
The 4X is classified as a Advanced bike park trail for competent to expert riders aspiring to an elite level of technical ability.
Trail surface types
Gradients and technical trail features (TTFs)
Suggested fitness level
We advise a full face helmet, gloves and body armour and recommend you familiarise yourself with the track before attacking at full speed.
A full suspension bike will make hammering the 4X easier, but the true pros will use a hardtail as a precision tool on this track.