2,684 ft
Distance
-595 ft
Descent
00:05:25
Avg time

3G (Upper) Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • Global Ranking
    #7526

Steep in places and pedally in others, a good warm up for the other Golfie trails. The riding in this forest is a step up from the "Enduro" trail sat Glentress and Innerleithen. These trails aren't built for the high numbers of users, and they're built by people on their own free time after work or on days off. Riding in big groups ruins these trails and they are unofficial - so the less impact on the land the better. If you're planning to organise a big group ride it would only be polite to talk to the builders - ask in the local bike shops. Some trails have been ruined by races!

Access Info

All unofficial. Go with someone who knows the area! Definitely don't go on your own, it can be pretty quiet and remote...

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for 3G (Upper) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -595 ft
  • Altitude min
    992 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,586 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,586 ft
  • Altitude end
    992 ft
  • Grade max
    -36.84%
  • Grade min
    -4.797%
  • Distance down
    2,684 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:25
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Status:
on Oct 3, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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3G (Upper) Trail Reports

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Oct 3, 2016 @ 3:46pm
Oct 3, 2016
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Aug 7, 2016 @ 11:34am
Aug 7, 2016
reporter mostly dry except for a little standing water at the top
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Ryder Cup Challenge.
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag Hardy73 (Nov 13, 2014 at 8:40)
 only got to ride one trail on the golfie due to bike failure, this one fantastic lovely catch burms, technical sections. worth a look.
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