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      Ae, Scotland’s shortest village name is only 20 minutes from the M74 motorway in Dumfries and Galloway...
      But ride its trails and you’ll think you’re in another world.
      With a superb variety of green, blue and red-graded trails, an extreme rated downhill section and skills area you could not want for more at Ae.A green-graded trail is aimed mainly at families. Taking you to a beautiful viewpoint overlooking the Water of Ae.
      The Larch View Route - A blue-graded trail is suitable for those families looking to take in a little bit more of the forest.
      Ae Line - Scottish Power Renewables Trail - A challenging red-graded ride with an aggressive freeride style. The highlight of the route is the final descent of Omega Man with its multiplicity of jumps.
      The Shredder - Perfect if downhill is more your thing. This orange-graded bike park is an entry level downhill track giving you a taste of everything.
      Ae Downhill - This orange-graded park route provides a bigger challenge with its seriously gnarly rocky sections satisfying the most demanding of riders.
      source: 7stanes - Ae
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Main car park google parking directions
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Region Details
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      Open on Aug 14, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #251
      Trails
      70
      Total Distance
      53 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      31 miles
      Total Descent
      14,702 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,116 ft
      Total Vertical
      699 ft
      Reports
      94
      Photos
      828
      Ridden Counter
      3,437

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      Aug 18, 2018 @ 12:26am
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