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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
      Disclaimer:
      All trails currently closed to cycling except fire roads.
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 42
      • 3
      • 9
      • 19
      • 31
      • 3

      Region Status
      Caution as of Dec 19, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      107
      Trails Mountain Bike
      107
      Trails E-Bike
      106
      Trails Hike
      64
      Trails Trail Running
      64
      Trails Horse
      40
      Total Distance
      93 miles
      Total Descent
      19,315 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,874 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,254 ft
      Reports
      696
      Photos
      917
      Ridden Counter
      15,272

      Photos of Forest of Ae Mountain Bike

      trail: Ae Downhill
      25 |
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 2:17am
      Apr 28, 2022
      trail: Ae Downhill
      63 |
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 9:46am
      Apr 25, 2020
      trail: Ae Downhill
      73 |
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 7:21am
      Apr 25, 2020
      trail: Omega Man
      92 |
      Apr 2, 2020 @ 2:34pm
      Apr 2, 2020
      | 1 comments
      trail: The Shredder
      96 |
      Feb 26, 2020 @ 1:06pm
      Feb 26, 2020
      trail: Omega Man
      150 |
      Feb 12, 2020 @ 11:41am
      Feb 12, 2020
      trail: Omega Man
      77 |
      Feb 12, 2020 @ 11:40am
      Feb 12, 2020
      trail: Omega Man
      124 |
      Feb 12, 2020 @ 11:40am
      Feb 12, 2020

      Videos of Forest of Ae Mountain Bike

      sda drop
      145 | Jan 13, 2021
      Forest of Ae | Omega Man (2011)
      trail: Omega Man
      1:51 | 164 | Oct 17, 2020
      IN TO THE MIST
      1:58 | 140 | Jan 7, 2020
      last section of Ae forest downhill line
      1:54 | 331 | Jun 4, 2018
      Ae forest Sda 2018
      1:48 | 82 | May 8, 2018
      HP Sauce - Thrunton - Feb 2018
      trail: HP Sauce
      1:52 | 81 | Feb 23, 2018
      Ae Forest Mountain Biking!
      trail: Omega Man
      3:32 | 129 | Jan 17, 2018
      up to stage 3
      0:21 | 8 | Aug 6, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      97 dh
      May 15, 2022 @ 4:00am
      May 15, 2022
      DryJamesMioSeems fine at the start then descends...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Raiders
      May 23, 2022 @ 1:12pm
      May 23, 2022
      DryWilcocker
      The Shredder
      May 15, 2022 @ 11:09am
      May 15, 2022
      DryShredder all clear and running wellJamesMio
      Ae Downhill
      May 15, 2022 @ 11:08am
      May 15, 2022
      DryAll clearJamesMio
      M420
      May 15, 2022 @ 11:07am
      May 15, 2022
      Prevalent MudReopened, couple of fresh lines, same...JamesMio
      Turn down for what
      May 15, 2022 @ 9:01am
      May 15, 2022
      DryRunning greatJamesMio
      Blue Rum
      May 15, 2022 @ 9:00am
      May 15, 2022
      DrySuperbJamesMio
      Up
      May 5, 2022 @ 8:47am
      May 5, 2022
      WetStill can't get to the top of the...paddycollins77
      Scrambled Eggs
      May 5, 2022 @ 8:47am
      May 5, 2022
      WetA lot of work has been done on the upper...paddycollins77
      Omega Man
      May 5, 2022 @ 8:47am
      May 5, 2022
      Idealpaddycollins77
      Craigshields v2
      May 2, 2022 @ 3:49am
      May 2, 2022
      DryAll clear with superb new endingftigu30

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2219862Lost83votetrailGranny Green Love
      May 24, 2022 @ 2:29am
      May 24, 2022
      user #1057011WilcockeraddreportRaiders
      May 23, 2022 @ 1:12pm
      May 23, 2022
      user #1057011WilcockerwishlistregionForest of Ae
      May 23, 2022 @ 1:01pm
      May 23, 2022
      user #1057011WilcockerwishlisttrailFrazers and 5 more
      May 23, 2022 @ 12:54pm
      May 23, 2022
      user #1057011WilcockerwishlisttrailQuarry Trail
      May 23, 2022 @ 4:53am
      May 23, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #773218liam6200trailCraigshields v2Fantastic trail. Praise to the builders!
      Aug 27, 2021 @ 1:53pm
      Aug 27, 2021
      user #1534468DelfeekatrailRaidersStumbled upon it by chance as it was getting...
      Apr 8, 2021 @ 3:01pm
      Apr 8, 2021
      user #1534468DelfeekareportRaidersStill rideable (3rd of April) Last part is...
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 10:18am
      Apr 5, 2021
      user #2326056Scottyvr46reportScrambled EggsIs the top open again?
      Mar 27, 2021 @ 11:47am
      Mar 27, 2021
      user #1439409Graemeh87reportToddy's TickerClosed for harvesting works
      Jan 1, 2021 @ 2:57am
      Jan 1, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Drumlanrig9.7 km
      White Hill Wood 110.2 km
      Craigieburn Plantation 14 6 111.6 km
      Clyde South Windfarm13.3 km
      Mabie Forest 2 213.4 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike10793 miles19,314 ft50 miles1,873 ft
      #453#229176965,086
      E-Bike10693 miles18,999 ft50 miles1,873 ft
      #128#12643586
      Hike6474 miles11,394 ft38 miles1,873 ft
      #1,395#416263
      Trail Running6474 miles11,394 ft38 miles1,873 ft
      #1,398#426268
      Horse4063 miles6,325 ft30 miles846 ft
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