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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Red, Black, Blue and Green marked trails, plus some trails from races including an EWS round and a "Bike Park" area. Cafe, toilets, showers and an excellent bike shop with bike hire all on site. Gets very busy on sunny weekends.

      Nearest Hospital: Borders General Hospital, Galashiels. TD6 9BS
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: GT
      Buzzard's Nest Car Park google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Clearly signposted on the Peebles - Innerleithen road.
      Links
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Region Details
      • 41
      • 4
      • 13
      • 23
      • 40
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 20, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #12
      Trails (view details)
      122
      Trails Mountain Bike
      122
      Trails E-Bike
      48
      Trails Hike
      47
      Trails Trail Running
      47
      Trails Horse
      39
      Total Distance
      92 miles
      Total Descent
      27,050 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,508 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,003 ft
      Reports
      1,739
      Photos
      268
      Ridden Counter
      57,393

      Photos of Glentress Mountain Bike

      4 |
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:18am
      Oct 16, 2019
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      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:18am
      Oct 16, 2019
      6 |
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:18am
      Oct 16, 2019
      5 |
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:17am
      Oct 16, 2019

      Videos of Glentress Mountain Bike

      0:53 | 35 | Aug 8, 2019
      Nicky's New Bike Day!
      5:46 | 46 | Jul 17, 2019
      Hammer Time
      0:07 | 251 | Mar 12, 2019
      Ho chi min
      trail: Ho Chi Min
      2:12 | 151 | Mar 3, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1259658DafthaggisriddentrailGreen Trail and 5 more
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 2:38pm
      16 hours
      user #1808111Rhystafarian420riddentrailThe Admiral and 1 more
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:55am
      2 days
      user #1788094KeeferooaddreportCardie Hille Climb and 7 more
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 2:39am
      2 days
      user #1906610JohnnyMcMurdoaddreportEwok Wall
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 4:58am
      Oct 20, 2019
      user #1340537alec79riddentrailHit Squad Hill
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Oct 19, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #1293381nyoumg21trailThe White StickDay i
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 4:57am
      Oct 8, 2019
      user #1504914fdmtbsctrailEmpire Of Dirt - Live And Let RideSupposedly closed for safety reasons. I wonder...
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 8:10am
      Aug 7, 2019
      user #125975havefaithtrailFive Year PlanReal name is Hush Hush
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 1:00pm
      Aug 3, 2019
      user #1816454MisterB187trailSpooky Wood ClimbSteep climb with a good few ascending 180 turns.
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 3:34am
      Jun 21, 2019
      user #1081638CrozbytrailHappy EndingBrilliant. Techy but totally rideable. Great...
      Apr 28, 2019 @ 1:41am
      Apr 28, 2019

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      Local Badges

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