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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.
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      Region Details
      • 42
      • 4
      • 9
      • 18
      • 30
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of May 1, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      106
      Trails Mountain Bike
      106
      Trails E-Bike
      105
      Trails Hike
      74
      Trails Trail Running
      74
      Trails Horse
      40
      Total Distance
      92 miles
      Total Descent
      19,954 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,874 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,254 ft
      Reports
      452
      Photos
      919
      Ridden Counter
      11,341

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 7 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 1,243 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 35 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of Forest of Ae Mountain Bike

      trail: Omega Man
      14 |
      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:36am
      Jul 18, 2020
      trail: Omega Man
      9 |
      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:36am
      Jul 18, 2020
      trail: Omega Man
      11 |
      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:36am
      Jul 18, 2020
      trail: Ae Downhill
      42 |
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 9:46am
      Apr 25, 2020
      trail: Ae Downhill
      55 |
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 7:21am
      Apr 25, 2020
      trail: Omega Man
      57 |
      Apr 2, 2020 @ 2:34pm
      Apr 2, 2020
      | 1 comments
      trail: The Shredder
      52 |
      Feb 26, 2020 @ 1:06pm
      Feb 26, 2020
      trail: Omega Man
      117 |
      Feb 12, 2020 @ 11:41am
      Feb 12, 2020

      Videos of Forest of Ae Mountain Bike

      sda drop
      41 | Jan 13, 2021
      Forest of Ae | Omega Man (2011)
      trail: Omega Man
      1:51 | 68 | Oct 17, 2020
      IN TO THE MIST
      1:58 | 96 | Jan 7, 2020
      last section of Ae forest downhill line
      1:54 | 256 | Jun 4, 2018
      Ae forest Sda 2018
      1:48 | 73 | May 8, 2018
      HP Sauce - Thrunton - Feb 2018
      trail: HP Sauce
      1:52 | 71 | Feb 23, 2018
      Ae Forest Mountain Biking!
      trail: Omega Man
      3:32 | 121 | Jan 17, 2018
      up to stage 3
      0:21 | 7 | Aug 6, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2301983ExtreamskieraddreportBran Burn Bash and 1 more
      May 3, 2021 @ 3:11am
      May 3, 2021
      user #1267631nc21addreportCraigshields v2
      May 2, 2021 @ 2:56pm
      May 2, 2021
      user #796657NMcAlindonaddvideoShredder Has Been Rebuilt! - Ae Forest MTB
      May 1, 2021 @ 2:29pm
      May 1, 2021
      user #796657NMcAlindonaddvideoAe Forest Is Open Again! - Ae Forest Mtb Vlog | GoPro Hero 7 and 3 more
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 5:17am
      Apr 26, 2021
      user #796657NMcAlindonriddentrailFrazers and 4 more
      Apr 26, 2021 @ 5:09am
      Apr 26, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      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
      user #1267631nc21trailRambo First BloodTake Care. Weekend storm has washed out parts...
      Dec 23, 2020 @ 11:13am
      Dec 23, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Drumlanrig9.1 km
      Craigieburn Plantation 14 6 112.6 km
      Clyde South Windfarm13.3 km
      Mabie Forest 2 213.4 km
      Shambellie 216.2 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike10692 miles19,954 ft51 miles1,873 ft
      #365#189194523,874
      E-Bike10591 miles19,639 ft51 miles1,873 ft
      #89#9400409
      Hike7478 miles14,068 ft42 miles1,873 ft
      #1,045#284243
      Trail Running7478 miles14,068 ft42 miles1,873 ft
      #1,047#284245
      Horse40
      140
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