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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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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,722
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,676
      Trails E-Bike
      1,397
      Trails Horse
      318
      Trails Hike
      1,447
      Trails Trail Running
      1,448
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      13
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Downhill Ski
      27
      Total Distance
      1,362 mile
      Total Descent
      254,424 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,276 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,285 ft
      Reports
      7,136
      Photos
      1,483
      Ridden Counter
      113,641

      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 50 25
      Bennachie 10 26 25 19
      Scolty 14 11 36 22
      Balfour Forest 3 21 6 3
      Kirkhill Forest 2 7 31 2
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      Popular Aberdeenshire Mountain Biking Trails

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      Heartbreak Ridge
      Pannanich
      Gravel Road
      Pannanich
      Pitfichie Red Climb
      Pitfichie
      Mastermind
      Ballater
      Devil's Staircase
      Pitfichie
      Macchiato
      Pitfichie
      Chutney Part 1
      Balfour Forest
      Kirkhill Fun Park
      Kirkhill Forest
      White Lady
      Pitfichie
      Forest Road
      Pitfichie
      Green Hill Descent
      Pitfichie
      Forest Road
      Scolty
      LandDrover Track
      Ballater
      Master Blaster
      Glen Tanar
      Greenhill Climb
      Pitfichie

      Aberdeenshire Mountain Bike Routes

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

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 7 rides
      Yesterday
      • 25 rides
      Past Week
      • 277 rides

      Photos of Aberdeenshire Mountain Bike

      46 |
      Jul 19, 2022 @ 1:24pm
      Jul 19, 2022
      trail: Durris 1
      99 |
      Jun 4, 2019 @ 8:59am
      Jun 4, 2019
      281 |
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 11:45am
      Aug 6, 2018
      354 |
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 2:25pm
      Jul 4, 2018
      133 |
      Jun 8, 2017 @ 8:31am
      Jun 8, 2017
      trail: Durris 1
      131 |
      Apr 24, 2017 @ 1:42pm
      Apr 24, 2017
      trail: Berm Whale
      186 |
      May 13, 2012 @ 2:09am
      May 13, 2012
      trail: Berm Whale
      322 |
      Apr 27, 2009 @ 7:17am
      Apr 27, 2009
      | 2 comments

      Videos of Aberdeenshire Mountain Bike

      A foggy november day up scolty
      59 | Nov 14, 2020
      trail: Dead Wood
      0:07 | 138 | Oct 20, 2020
      1:52 | 35 | Aug 11, 2020
      0:57 | 72 | Aug 11, 2020
      Full run
      2:12 | 372 | Jul 4, 2020
      Rock Hopper jump
      0:08 | 230 | Jul 4, 2020
      Culter jump track
      0:23 | 171 | May 20, 2020
      4:48 | 164 | Apr 29, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Ups and Downs
      Ballater
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 8:48am
      Feb 5, 2023
      DryIanDunk50Tree harvesting, trail covered in felled...
      Cnoc Dubh Descent
      Ballater
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 8:46am
      Feb 5, 2023
      DryIanDunk50Tree harvesting, trail covered in debris...
      Forest Road
      Scolty
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 4:26pm
      Feb 4, 2023
      Ideal0h-ver-the-hillE-Bike

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Storm
      Pannanich
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 8:50am
      Feb 5, 2023
      IdealRunning really well free and easyIanDunk50
      SWISH
      Bennachie
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 5:14am
      Feb 5, 2023
      VariableSome muddy areas but largely decentMPG04-Matt
      Forest Road
      Scolty
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 12:26am
      Feb 5, 2023
      IdealE-Bike 0h-ver-the-hill
      Brian Blessed
      Bennachie
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 9:14pm
      Feb 4, 2023
      VariableOne tree down halfway down, but you can...MPG04-Matt
      Gravel Path
      Scolty
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 4:26pm
      Feb 4, 2023
      IdealE-Bike 0h-ver-the-hill
      General Burnett's Backside
      Scolty
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 4:26pm
      Feb 4, 2023
      IdealE-Bike 0h-ver-the-hill
      Forest Road
      Scolty
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 4:26pm
      Feb 4, 2023
      IdealE-Bike 0h-ver-the-hill
      Trail
      Scolty
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 4:26pm
      Feb 4, 2023
      VariableE-Bike 0h-ver-the-hill
      Gas Gas
      Scolty
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 4:26pm
      Feb 4, 2023
      IdealE-Bike 0h-ver-the-hill
      Tree Hugging Hippie
      Scolty
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 4:26pm
      Feb 4, 2023
      IdealE-Bike 0h-ver-the-hill

      Activity Feed

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      user #2565103rookeez69riddentrailTrail and 1 more
      Feb 8, 2023 @ 1:19pm
      16 hours
      user #1315259KMax79addkarmaAberdeen
      Feb 8, 2023 @ 2:49am
      1 day
      user #776671tallboy40votetrailStinky
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 11:35am
      2 days
      user #1466717StabilizersaddkarmaAberdeenshire
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 2:33am
      2 days
      user #3251796MarkfO2H9priddentrailGrass Hopper and 2 more
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 12:34am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #1726474ScottyShearerreportThe LineThis is at the chicane section between the 2...
      Feb 1, 2023 @ 2:26pm
      Feb 1, 2023
      user #1176915tomoztrailTomb Steen1st time down Tomb Steen. bit muddy, but heyho...
      Jan 15, 2023 @ 4:54am
      Jan 15, 2023
      user #872375bdu00222trailLynx LynxRunning well
      Jan 15, 2023 @ 1:31am
      Jan 15, 2023
      user #872375bdu00222trailLynx TransitionRunning well
      Jan 15, 2023 @ 1:31am
      Jan 15, 2023
      user #872375bdu00222trailRusty HatchetRunning well
      Jan 15, 2023 @ 1:30am
      Jan 15, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,6761,346 mile245,633 ft661 miles4,275 ft
      1,4597,1198887,301
      E-Bike1,3971,133 mile201,978 ft549 miles4,275 ft
      196,250327,032
      Horse318334 miles38,320 ft147 miles2,477 ft
      1,6222
      Hike1,4471,267 mile194,800 ft590 miles4,275 ft
      56,337123,991
      Trail Running1,4481,267 mile194,984 ft590 miles4,275 ft
      6,340124,090
      Dirtbike/Moto138 miles1,040 ft2 miles1,257 ft
      1,5242
      Observed Trials12 miles13 ft725 ft1,093 ft
      172
      ATV/ORV/OHV12 miles13 ft725 ft1,093 ft
      1,525
      Downhill Ski2711 miles8,625 ft10 miles1,227 ft
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