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      Aberdeenshire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.

      It takes its name from the old County of Aberdeen which had substantially different boundaries. Modern Aberdeenshire includes all of what was once Kincardineshire, as well as part of Banffshire. The old boundaries are still officially used for a few purposes, namely land registration and lieutenancy.

      Aberdeenshire Council is headquartered at Woodhill House, in Aberdeen, making it the only Scottish council whose headquarters are located outside its jurisdiction. Aberdeen itself forms a different council area (Aberdeen City). Aberdeenshire borders onto Angus and Perth and Kinross to the south, Highland and Moray to the west and Aberdeen City to the east.

      Traditionally, it has been economically dependent upon the primary sector (agriculture, fishing, and forestry) and related processing industries. Over the last 40 years, the development of the oil and gas industry and associated service sector has broadened Aberdeenshire's economic base, and contributed to a rapid population growth of some 50% since 1975. Its land represents 8% of Scotland's overall territory. It covers an area of 6,313 square kilometres (2,437 sq mi).
      source: Wikipedia
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,780
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,734
      Trails E-Bike
      1,456
      Trails Horse
      343
      Trails Hike
      1,471
      Trails Trail Running
      1,472
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      13
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Downhill Ski
      27
      Total Distance
      1,384 mile
      Total Descent
      257,190 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,276 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,285 ft
      Reports
      9,179
      Photos
      1,958
      Ridden Counter
      159,606

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video & Photo Story: Unreal Single Track in Scotland with Scotty Laughland
      Nov 24, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      Some incredible looking trails.
      Destination Showcase: Ben Cathro Rides Aberdeenshire
      Sep 28, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      Join Ben Cathro as he spends a few days in Aberdeenshire, Scotland riding the best trails and sampling some of the area's attractions.

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Drumtochty 1 21 52 25
      Bennachie 12 31 29 19
      Scolty 13 13 35 22
      Balfour Forest 3 23 6 2
      Kirkhill Forest 2 7 31 2
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      Popular Aberdeenshire Region Mountain Biking Trails

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      Heartbreak Ridge
      Pannanich
      Holy Cow
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      Snakes
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      Up and Doune
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      Clarkies Climb
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      Party Time
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      Rump Track
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      Travelator
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      Gravel Road
      Pannanich
      Ladders
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      High Pressure 1
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      High Pressure 2
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      High Pressure 3
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      Call Me Chris
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich
      Bermuda
      Tarland Trails - Pittenderich

      Aberdeenshire Region Mountain Bike Routes

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      Coch Dubh Route
      7 miles
      Mount Keen from Fungle road
      Aboyne
      37 miles
      Bennachie Banger!
      Bennachie
      14 miles
      ABOYNE LOOP 25KM
      Aboyne
      16 miles
      Ballater North
      17 miles
      AK_Pitfichie
      Inverurie
      12 miles
      Tarfside > Aboyne > Mt Keen > Tarfside
      Glen Esk
      32 miles
      Aboyne Virtual Enduro 2020
      Aboyne
      19 miles
      Bennachie Millstone
      Bennachie
      6 miles
      Neither Ballater Or Aboyne
      Ballater
      17 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 7 rides
      Yesterday
      • 16 rides
      Past Week
      • 289 rides

      Photos of Aberdeenshire Region Mountain Bike

      25 |
      Jun 4, 2023 @ 6:46am
      Jun 4, 2023
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      Jun 4, 2023 @ 6:46am
      Jun 4, 2023
      trail: Durris 1
      107 |
      Jun 4, 2019 @ 8:59am
      Jun 4, 2019
      314 |
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 11:45am
      Aug 6, 2018
      399 |
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 2:25pm
      Jul 4, 2018
      148 |
      Jun 8, 2017 @ 8:31am
      Jun 8, 2017
      trail: Durris 1
      136 |
      Apr 24, 2017 @ 1:42pm
      Apr 24, 2017
      trail: Berm Whale
      327 |
      Apr 27, 2009 @ 7:17am
      Apr 27, 2009
      | 2 comments

      Videos of Aberdeenshire Region Mountain Bike

      Upper Valley on to fire road
      | Jan 1, 2024
      Valley Down - Lower Section
      | Dec 30, 2023
      Valley Down - Lower Section
      | Dec 30, 2023
      Valley Down - Upper Section
      5 | Dec 30, 2023
      OAPS Only
      trail: OAP's only
      8 | Dec 30, 2023
      INAFATYL
      6 | Dec 30, 2023
      Feb 23
      2 | Dec 30, 2023
      Down the Quarry
      trail: Quarry Run
      7 | Dec 30, 2023

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Phoenix Downhill
      Pitfichie
      Feb 23, 2024 @ 3:28am
      Feb 23, 2024
      DryFindlayQaA2OVForestry have taped across track at split...
      Half Nelson
      Drumtochty
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 10:33am
      Feb 21, 2024
      Dryannandale72
      Gun Barrel
      Scolty
      Feb 18, 2024 @ 9:50am
      Feb 18, 2024
      Idealirmmzy Blocked with a big tree almost at the...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Heartbreak Ridge
      Pannanich
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 1:05pm
      1 day
      DryA few patches on the last part of the...Lynaaa
      Trail
      Kirkhill Forest
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 7:13am
      1 day
      Variableall clear. gorse cut back in various...rookeez69
      Forest Road
      Kirkhill Forest
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 7:13am
      1 day
      Variableall clear. gorse cut back at beginning of...rookeez69
      Path
      Scolty
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 9:21am
      2 days
      IdealAll clear, riding down from top of old...GavinJB
      Hokus Pokus
      Scolty
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 9:18am
      2 days
      IdealMore or less dry - one boggy patchGavinJB
      Greenhill Climb
      Pitfichie
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 2:03am
      3 days
      Ideallondondl
      To The Top Of White Lady
      Pitfichie
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 2:03am
      3 days
      Ideallondondl
      White Lady
      Pitfichie
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 2:03am
      3 days
      Ideallondondl
      Green Hill Descent
      Pitfichie
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 2:03am
      3 days
      Ideallondondl
      Macchiato
      Pitfichie
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 2:03am
      3 days
      IdealIn good condition, been some good...londondl

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      Feb 27, 2024 @ 12:09pm
      2 hours
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      Feb 27, 2024 @ 10:05am
      4 hours
      Lynaaacommentreportactivity #49559436
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 1:06pm
      1 day
      Lynaaaaddreportactivity #49559425
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 1:05pm
      1 day
      rookeez69addreportactivity #49556785 and 1 more
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 7:13am
      1 day

      Recent Comments

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      LynaaareportHeartbreak RidgeA few icy patches*
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 1:06pm
      1 day
      aliorvistrailMarcus FlintOpen now . Jumps and ramps over fallen trees
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 3:08am
      2 days
      tomoztrailBackdoorNew start point Cleared some branches. Had a...
      Feb 16, 2024 @ 8:39am
      Feb 16, 2024
      IanDunk50trailPractise Makes PerfectTRAIL IS OPEN , acces the trail from the top...
      Feb 3, 2024 @ 3:21am
      Feb 3, 2024
      fyfie5trailForest PathClear but very boggy
      Jan 12, 2024 @ 12:40am
      Jan 12, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,7341,367 mile247,976 ft670 miles4,275 ft
      1,9229,16296108,004
      E-Bike1,4561,154 mile204,672 ft557 miles4,275 ft
      308,1503912,284
      Horse343343 miles39,134 ft150 miles2,477 ft
      1,7292
      Hike1,4711,277 mile193,199 ft593 miles4,275 ft
      68,095125,376
      Trail Running1,4721,278 mile193,383 ft593 miles4,275 ft
      8,099126,410
      Dirtbike/Moto138 miles1,040 ft2 miles1,257 ft
      1,5223
      Observed Trials12 miles13 ft725 ft1,093 ft
      214
      ATV/ORV/OHV12 miles13 ft725 ft1,093 ft
      1,5231
      Downhill Ski2711 miles8,625 ft10 miles1,227 ft
      3361
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