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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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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 Nov 23, 2018
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,204
      Trails (view details)
      38
      Trails Mountain Bike
      38
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      36
      Trails Trail Running
      36
      Total Distance
      63 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent
      16,864 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,472 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,025 ft
      Reports
      88
      Photos
      34
      Ridden Counter
      697

      Photos of Ballater Mountain Bike

      2 |
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 2:20am
      Nov 11, 2018
      Cnoc Dubh Ascent, My City
      1 |
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 2:18am
      Nov 11, 2018
      Cnoc Dubh Ascent, My City
      30 |
      Sep 28, 2018 @ 7:03pm
      Sep 28, 2018
      Heartbreak Ridge, My City
      193 |
      Jun 24, 2017 @ 1:02am
      Jun 24, 2017
      Heartbreak Ridge, My City
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      Videos of Ballater Mountain Bike

      youtuber Testing DJI Mavic 2 Pro - Active Track 2.0 -...
      12:46 | 74 | Oct 5, 2018 , Ballater
      youtuber Taking my girlfriend to Heartbreak Ridge
      12:14 | 181 | Aug 14, 2018 , Ballater
      Mount Keen April 2018
      trail: Mt Keen
      8:13 | 189 | Apr 29, 2018 , Ballater
      Ballater - Mastermind
      trail: Mastermind
      4:29 | 283 | Feb 21, 2018 , Ballater
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      Ballater Mountain Bike Routes

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

      Recent Comments

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      user #1464882twecharclimbertrailBurn O'Vat TrailCracking trail to ride up from car park not...
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 2:28am
      Nov 11, 2018
      user #799147GavinStorietrailThe Roller Coasterit should be rated black as per FES...
      Nov 4, 2018 @ 4:22am
      Nov 4, 2018
      user #1657873FinnW2007trailThe Roller CoasterThis trail is rated a red no way it's to...
      Nov 3, 2018 @ 2:00am
      Nov 3, 2018
      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
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1362049GregorFukaddridelogDec 2, 2018 ride log
      Dec 2, 2018 @ 4:41am
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      Nov 30, 2018 @ 4:55am
      Nov 30, 2018
      user #1544155iainmorrison28addridelogJul 7, 2018 ride log and 7 more
      Nov 25, 2018 @ 1:31am
      Nov 25, 2018
      user #1186304DavefaeportyaddridelogNov 24, 2018 ride log
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 6:40am
      Nov 24, 2018
      user #614389edwynoeaddreportHeartbreak Ridge
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 1:20am
      Nov 23, 2018
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