2,256 ft
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-237 ft
Descent
00:01:10
Avg time

The Roller Coaster Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Red
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Roller Coaster
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3303

This ride can be linked in after the Cnoc Dubh descent as that is the easiest and most enjoyable way to access the descent. It can also paired with a climb up the Burn o' Vat track or a ride round Loch Kinord.

The Roller Coaster does exactly what it says on the tin...its fast and has lots of crests and troughs to ride hard. Its not the longest descent to be found in the area but you're guaranteed to have a big grin on your by the end.

There is one section just after a particularly blind crest to watch out for. It that drops you into a deep tire-gouged track filled with pedal-catching rocks and the risk of going over the handlebars if your weight isnt far enough back on the bike.

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More Stats for The Roller Coaster mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -228 ft
  • Altitude min
    593 ft
  • Altitude max
    822 ft
  • Altitude start
    822 ft
  • Altitude end
    593 ft
  • Grade
    -10.122%
  • Grade max
    -14.953%
  • Grade min
    9.675%
  • Distance climb
    96 ft
  • Distance down
    2,139 ft
  • Distance flat
    20 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:10
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on Aug 8, 2016
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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The Roller Coaster Trail Reports

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Aug 8, 2016 @ 1:59pm
Aug 8, 2016
Ferns got in way near bottom but nothing to bad
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:23pm
Apr 20, 2015
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