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      Balblair mountain bike trails are set in the Scottish Highlands in the Kyle of Sutherland in awesome scenery and are notable for the level of rock and slab riding throughout.
      There are two mains MTB trails the black and the blue. It is part of the Kyle of Sutherland mountain bike trails and has a sister trail network called Carbisdale.
      source: iBikeRide
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      Near Kyle of Sutherland. Take the A836 through Ardgay and over the river into Bonar Bridge. Follow the road through Bonar Bridge (heading towards Lairg) for around 1.5km and look for the car park and trail head on the right.
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 5


      Open on Jan 6, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,055
      Trails (view details)
      6
      Trails Mountain Bike
      6
      Trails E-Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      1
      Trails Trail Running
      1
      Total Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      1,049 ft
      Total Vertical
      624 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      728 ft
      Reports
      6
      Photos
      17
      Ridden Counter
      137

      Photos of Balblair Mountain Bike

      32 |
      May 12, 2017 @ 5:09pm
      May 12, 2017
      Candy Mountain Descent
      324 |
      May 12, 2017 @ 4:58pm
      May 12, 2017
      Candy Mountain Descent
      36 |
      May 12, 2017 @ 4:57pm
      May 12, 2017
      Candy Mountain Descent
      30 |
      May 12, 2017 @ 4:56pm
      May 12, 2017
      Candy Mountain Descent
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      Videos of Balblair Mountain Bike

      Balblair Blue
      2:51 | 84 | Jun 12, 2013
      GoPro POV | Zig 'n' Zag Balblair MTB 2016
      121 | Mar 3, 2017 , Bonar Bridge
      Kyle of Sutherland | GoPro POV | Balblair's...
      118 | Mar 3, 2017 , Bonar Bridge
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      Recent Comments

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      user #983790DownseytrailRocky RoadRode the black trails the same day as Golspie...
      Mar 1, 2018 @ 2:37pm
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1535047bridgefootriddentrailBalblair Blue and 5 more
      Jan 3, 2019 @ 5:14am
      Jan 3, 2019
      user #1563544Renwick90addridelogJan 2, 2019 ride log
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 6:05am
      Jan 2, 2019
      user #1655087loggan26addridelogOct 24, 2018 ride log
      Oct 28, 2018 @ 4:06am
      Oct 28, 2018
      user #977414amitchell36riddentrailRocky Road and 3 more
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 6:38am
      Oct 17, 2018
      user #977414amitchell36riddentrailBalblair Blue
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 2:06am
      Oct 17, 2018
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      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Ardgay1.8 km
      Beinn Wyvis18.2 km
      Learnie Red Rocks 2 423.1 km
      Ord Hill and Kilmuir Hill28.9 km
      Dunian Community Woodland31.9 km
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