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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Ballater (Scottish Gaelic: Bealadair) is a burgh in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on the River Dee, immediately east of the Cairngorm Mountains. Situated at an elevation of 213 m (700 ft), Ballater is a centre for hikers and known for its spring water, once said to cure scrofula.
      source: Wikipedia
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Open on Sep 8, 2018
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,474
      Trails
      38
      Total Distance
      63 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent
      16,906 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,025 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,472 ft
      Reports
      69
      Photos
      30
      Ridden Counter
      550

      Photos of Ballater Mountain Bike

      2 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 8:46am
      Sep 8, 2018
      The Green Mile Descent
      1 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 8:45am
      Sep 8, 2018
      The Green Mile Descent
      35 |
      Jul 17, 2018 @ 1:05pm
      Jul 17, 2018
      Heartbreak Ridge, My City
      163 |
      Jun 24, 2017 @ 1:02am
      Jun 24, 2017
      Heartbreak Ridge, My City
      more photos »

      Videos of Ballater Mountain Bike

      youtuber Taking my girlfriend to Heartbreak Ridge
      12:14 | 94 | Aug 14, 2018 , Ballater
      Mount Keen April 2018
      trail: Mt Keen
      8:13 | 135 | Apr 29, 2018 , Ballater
      Ballater - Mastermind
      trail: Mastermind
      4:29 | 198 | Feb 21, 2018 , Ballater
      Heartbreak Ridge - Ballater
      9:07 | 276 | Feb 21, 2018 , Ballater
      more videos »

      Ballater Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Ballater South
      22 miles
      Ballater North
      17 miles
      Heart Break Ridge Ballater Circular
      11 miles
      Loch Muick Glen Clova loop
      16 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1170650700PiratetrailMastermindRained yesterday. Still mostly dry. Great...
      Aug 11, 2018 @ 6:16am
      Aug 11, 2018
      user #618159lewisbuchan17trailMastermindBone dry
      Jun 18, 2018 @ 3:42pm
      Jun 18, 2018
      user #821772garytoddtrailHeartbreak RidgeDry as a bone
      May 29, 2018 @ 6:29am
      May 29, 2018
      user #1247363felasmortrailHeartbreak RidgeBone dry
      May 8, 2018 @ 8:13am
      May 8, 2018
      user #1244415CraigprobikerreportHeartbreak RidgeMuddy and very windy. Watch out for drops as...
      Nov 17, 2017 @ 9:38am
      Nov 17, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1629509OUDHUISwishlistrouteBallater South
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 9:34am
      Sep 15, 2018
      user #1629509OUDHUISwishlisttrailMonkey Balls
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 9:11am
      Sep 15, 2018
      user #1415673StevencyclereraddridelogSep 15, 2018 ride log
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 8:30am
      Sep 15, 2018
      user #1119160Macatron86addridelogSep 14, 2018 ride log
      Sep 14, 2018 @ 11:45am
      Sep 14, 2018
      user #984138BeamishbluewishlistrouteHeart Break Ridge Ballater Circular
      Sep 12, 2018 @ 3:21pm
      Sep 12, 2018
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