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  • 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
  • Native/Tribal
  • Military
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • 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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      Local Trail Association
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,393
      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
      60
      Photos
      23
      Ridden Counter
      269

      Photos of Ballater Mountain Bike

      trail: Mt Keen
      5 |
      Apr 29, 2018 @ 2:18pm
      Apr 29, 2018
      Mt Keen, Aberdeen
      trail: Mt Keen
      6 |
      Apr 29, 2018 @ 2:18pm
      Apr 29, 2018
      Mt Keen, Aberdeen
      trail: Mt Keen
      6 |
      Apr 29, 2018 @ 2:18pm
      Apr 29, 2018
      Mt Keen, Aberdeen
      92 |
      Jun 24, 2017 @ 1:02am
      Jun 24, 2017
      Heartbreak Ridge, My City
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      Videos of Ballater Mountain Bike

      Mount Keen April 2018
      trail: Mt Keen
      8:13 | 23 | Apr 29, 2018 , Ballater
      Ballater - Mastermind
      trail: Mastermind
      4:29 | 68 | Feb 21, 2018 , Ballater
      Heartbreak Ridge - Ballater
      9:07 | 72 | Feb 21, 2018 , Ballater
      Ballater - Heartbreak Ridge Ride
      2:33 | 49 | Feb 21, 2018 , Ballater
      more videos »

      Ballater Mountain Bike Routes

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      Ballater South
      22 miles
      Ballater North
      17 miles

      Recent Comments

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      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 #1158934jfmelvilleaddridelogMar 23, 2012 ride log
      May 21, 2018 @ 4:04am
      14 hours
      user #348950BkM-SEvotetrailMastermind and 3 more
      May 21, 2018 @ 1:35am
      16 hours
      user #348950BkM-SEaddridelogMay 18, 2018 ride log
      May 18, 2018 @ 11:01am
      May 18, 2018
      user #1269899TimW723addridelogMay 17, 2018 ride log
      May 17, 2018 @ 12:21pm
      May 17, 2018
      user #1263408isla009addridelogMay 17, 2018 ride log
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