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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
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Jump Magnitude Heatmap
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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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      • 261
      • 134
      • 10

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,605
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,561
      Trails E-Bike
      1,274
      Trails Hike
      1,350
      Trails Trail Running
      1,351
      Trails Horse
      279
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      13
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Downhill Ski
      27
      Total Distance
      1,312 mile
      Total Descent
      249,067 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,276 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,285 ft
      Reports
      5,083
      Photos
      1,233
      Ridden Counter
      84,668

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Drumtochty 1 21 50 24
      Bennachie 10 29 23 20
      Scolty 13 11 31 21
      Kirkhill Forest 2 5 30 2
      Countesswells 6 13 15 4
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      Popular Aberdeenshire Mountain Biking Trails

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      Heartbreak Ridge
      Pannanich
      Pitfichie Red Climb
      Pitfichie
      Gravel Road
      Pannanich
      Devil's Staircase
      Pitfichie
      Kirkhill Fun Park
      Kirkhill Forest
      Forest Road
      Pitfichie
      Tower South Climb
      Kirkhill Forest
      Forest Road
      Scolty
      Forest Path
      Scolty
      Mastermind
      Ballater
      Tower Descent
      Kirkhill Forest
      Macchiato
      Pitfichie
      Pitfichie Downhill
      Pitfichie
      White Lady
      Pitfichie
      Forest Road
      Drumtochty

      Aberdeenshire Mountain Bike Routes

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      Aboyne Virtual Enduro 2020
      Aboyne
      19 miles
      Coch Dubh Route
      7 miles
      Tarfside > Aboyne > Mt Keen > Tarfside
      Glen Esk
      32 miles
      Ballater highlights
      Ballater
      35 miles
      Bennachie Banger!
      Bennachie
      14 miles
      Aboyne MiniDuro
      Aboyne
      15 miles
      Ballater North
      17 miles
      Kingshill MTB Lap
      Countesswells
      2 miles
      Turnpike/Colny Loop
      Bennachie
      9 miles
      Aboyne XC / Gravel Ride
      Aboyne
      25 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 45 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 452 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Aberdeenshire Mountain Bike

      trail: Durris 2
      109 |
      Jun 15, 2020 @ 1:00am
      Jun 15, 2020
      trail: Durris 1
      91 |
      Jun 4, 2019 @ 8:59am
      Jun 4, 2019
      trail: Chutney
      236 |
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 11:45am
      Aug 6, 2018
      284 |
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 2:25pm
      Jul 4, 2018
      103 |
      Jun 8, 2017 @ 8:31am
      Jun 8, 2017
      trail: Durris 1
      125 |
      Apr 24, 2017 @ 1:42pm
      Apr 24, 2017
      trail: Berm Whale
      186 |
      May 13, 2012 @ 2:09am
      May 13, 2012
      trail: Berm Whale
      312 |
      Apr 27, 2009 @ 7:17am
      Apr 27, 2009
      | 2 comments

      Videos of Aberdeenshire Mountain Bike

      A foggy november day up scolty
      39 | Nov 14, 2020
      trail: Dead Wood
      0:07 | 102 | Oct 20, 2020
      1:52 | 28 | Aug 11, 2020
      0:57 | 62 | Aug 11, 2020
      Full run
      2:12 | 246 | Jul 4, 2020
      Rock Hopper jump
      0:08 | 166 | Jul 4, 2020
      Culter jump track
      0:23 | 139 | May 20, 2020
      4:48 | 135 | Apr 29, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Durris 1
      Durris Forest
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 12:03pm
      2 days
      DryAbzbckForestry work ongoing
      Forest Road
      Scolty
      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:30am
      Sep 5, 2021
      DryneilpritchettClosed just after junction with top of...
      Forest Road
      Newmill Hill
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 7:12am
      Aug 28, 2021
      IdealHamrhed42E-Bike

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2460659Kelman70wishlisttrailFast Forwarder
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 7:48am
      18 hours
      user #646966tom-tbtvotetrailHeartbreak Ridge
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 1:00am
      1 day
      user #1698075AbzbckaddreportDurris 1
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 12:03pm
      2 days
      user #13463700h-ver-the-hilladdreportForest Road and 1 more
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 9:51am
      2 days
      user #1704161Bethany09addkarmaAberdeenshire
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 9:49am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2783759Roostar86trailBrimmond Singletrack climbWish I read the previous comment
      Sep 16, 2021 @ 5:48am
      Sep 16, 2021
      user #2843377Leon1608trailScolty DH Old TrackVery good trail
      Sep 14, 2021 @ 12:35am
      Sep 14, 2021
      user #2547266RichardPettigrewtrailHeartbreak RidgeDone this for the first time, not having had a...
      Sep 13, 2021 @ 4:15pm
      Sep 13, 2021
      user #2087152RogieboytrailMiller TimeOvergrown, not even a trace of it now
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 2:47pm
      Sep 6, 2021
      user #27383302dxCOTtrailHold on to your nutsQuite short but good.
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 12:03am
      Sep 6, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,5611,297 mile240,276 ft640 miles4,275 ft
      1,2125,0677666,555
      E-Bike1,2741,065 mile192,192 ft517 miles4,275 ft
      164,337243,137
      Hike1,3501,220 mile191,785 ft572 miles4,275 ft
      54,687122,476
      Trail Running1,3511,221 mile191,969 ft572 miles4,275 ft
      4,688121,917
      Horse279300 miles33,832 ft131 miles2,477 ft
      1,5502
      Dirtbike/Moto138 miles1,040 ft2 miles1,257 ft
      1,5281
      Observed Trials12 miles13 ft725 ft1,093 ft
      42
      ATV/ORV/OHV12 miles13 ft725 ft1,093 ft
      1,529
      Downhill Ski2711 miles8,625 ft10 miles1,227 ft
      3105
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