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Scotland Mountain Biking

The Wild Trails

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Twenty four mountain biking routes - see map for locations below. Suitable for all levels of mountain bikers.

Challenging mountain passes, magical woodland singletrack, Munro peaks and idyllic spins past ancient lochs!

Includes the Scottish Coast to Coast from Fort William to Montrose.

Mapping by the Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 scale maps. Plus easy to follow directions, details of times, distance and difficulty, refreshment stops.

Written by Phil McKane
Phil, is a Scottish Mountain Bike Leaders Association (SMBLA) qualified mountain bike leader and expedition leader. Phil has over 15 years of experience in all aspects of mountain biking, from cross-country racing to epic tours.

See below for route details

Book Details:
186 pages. Book Size 12cm x 17.5cm.
ISBN 978-1-906148-10-2
This edition reprinted with updates 2020

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RRP £15.95

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The Mountain Biking Routes

Map showing the approximate recommended starting points for each route as indicated in the book.
Click on a marker for route information.

The book is organized into three sections, Southern & Central Scotland, North West Scotland & Highlands and North East Scotland & Cairngorms.

Southern & Central Scotland

Route 01. The Pentland Hills, Edinburgh

Distance 16.5km. Grade Easy.


MTB Photo 1

Route 02. Mugdock Park, Glasgow

Distance 6.5km. Grade Moderate.

Route 03. Glen Finglas, The

Distance 28km. Grade Easy-Moderate

Route 04. Southern Upland Way & The Dempster Road

Distance 30km. Grade Moderate

Route 05. The Minch Moor, Innerleithen

Distance 40km. Grade Moderate

Route 06. Glen Kinglass, Bridge of Orchy

Distance 57km. Grade Hard

MTB Photo 2

Route 07. Glentrool Tour (multi-day)

Distance 90km. Grade Hard.

North West Scotland & Highlands

Route 08. Corrour & Loch Ossian

Distance 15km. Grade Easy.

Route 08. Loch Affric Loop

Distance 17km. Grade Easy.

Route 10. The Corrieyairack Pass

Distance 36km. Grade Hard.

MTB Photo 2

Route 11. The Ardverikie Estate

Distance 34km. Grade Moderate.

Route 12. Ben Alder

Distance 53km. Grade Hard.

Route 13. Glen Sligachan, Isle of Skye

Distance 46km. Grade Hard.

MTB Photo 4

Route 14. Torridon Circuit

Distance 146km. Grade Hard.

Route 15. West Highlands Tour (multi-day)

Distance 69km. Grade Hard.

North East Scotland & Cairngorms

Route 16. Glen Feshie Singletrack

Distance 16km. Grade Moderate.

Route 17. The Burma Road

Distance 16km. Grade Hard.

MTB Photo 5

Route 18. Gleann Einich

Distance 28km. Grade Hard.

Route 19. The Capel Mounth

Distance 24km. Grade Moderate.

Route 20. Ben Avon

Distance 68km. Grade Hard.

MTB Photo 6

Route 21. Glen Tilt

Distance 54km. Grade Hard.

Route 22. Mount Keen

Distance 55km. Grade Hard.

Route 23. Tour of the Cairngorms (multi-day)

Distance 290km. Grade Hard.

Bonus Route

Route 24. Coast to Coast: Fort William to Montrose (multi-day)

Distance 290km. Grade Hard.

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