close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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
Contribute Details
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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
disable
Only show trails with NO bikes.
enable

Save the current map location and zoom level as your default home location whenever this page is loaded.

Save
      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
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: GT
      Land Status: National Park
      Land Manager: Forestry And Land Scotland
      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.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 53
      • 10
      • 18
      • 28
      • 48

      Region Status
      Open as of Dec 23, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      159
      Trails Mountain Bike
      158
      Trails E-Bike
      158
      Trails Hike
      69
      Trails Trail Running
      69
      Trails Horse
      54
      Total Distance
      112 miles
      Total Descent
      27,072 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,513 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,012 ft
      Reports
      3,434
      Photos
      382
      Ridden Counter
      124,246

      Photos of Glentress Mountain Bike

      trail: Pie Run
      64 |
      Jul 7, 2022 @ 3:01pm
      Jul 7, 2022
      trail: Pie Run
      19 |
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 4:16pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      trail: Mild Peril
      12 |
      Jun 3, 2022 @ 7:25am
      Jun 3, 2022
      23 |
      Feb 19, 2022 @ 12:04pm
      Feb 19, 2022
      trail: Janet's Brae
      29 |
      Feb 14, 2022 @ 1:07pm
      Feb 14, 2022
      trail: Skills Loop
      23 |
      Oct 31, 2021 @ 7:42am
      Oct 31, 2021
      trail: Skills Loop
      34 |
      Oct 31, 2021 @ 7:39am
      Oct 31, 2021
      trail: Skills Loop
      16 |
      Oct 31, 2021 @ 7:39am
      Oct 31, 2021

      Videos of Glentress Mountain Bike

      crash
      trail: Super G
      0:06 | 329 | Dec 6, 2019
      Spooky wood 20191117
      3:45 | 253 | Dec 6, 2019
      0:53 | 248 | Aug 8, 2019
      Nicky's New Bike Day!
      5:46 | 161 | Jul 17, 2019
      Hammer Time
      0:07 | 593 | Mar 12, 2019
      Ho chi min
      trail: Ho Chi Min
      2:12 | 355 | Mar 3, 2019
      Steep n techy
      4:32 | 107 | Jan 7, 2019
      Steep Loam
      trail: Steep Loam
      1:00 | 324 | Jan 6, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Spooky Wood Climb
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Dry gav-s TRAILFORKS
      The Mast of Zorro
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Dry very narrow ruts in places, ideal for...gav-s TRAILFORKS
      Tower Ride
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Dry gav-s TRAILFORKS
      The Mustard Snake
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Dry lots of rubble on the trailgav-s TRAILFORKS
      Carl's Lane
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Variable gav-s TRAILFORKS
      Carl's Lane
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Variable gav-s TRAILFORKS
      Ho Chi Min
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Dry gav-s TRAILFORKS
      Ho Chi Zoom Link
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Dry gav-s TRAILFORKS
      Zoom Or Bust
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Dry gav-s TRAILFORKS
      Betty Blue
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 2:54am
      Jul 10, 2022
      Ideal gav-s TRAILFORKS

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1020483nhudson99wishlistrouteGypsy Glen (Starting and finishing at GT)
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 9:31am
      15 mins
      user #483182MarkJMriddentrailMotorway and 3 more
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 6:59am
      3 hours
      user #3111480rJxp3HwishlistregionGlentress
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 5:04am
      5 hours
      user #483182MarkJMriddentrailTrail and 1 more
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 2:01pm
      20 hours
      user #483182MarkJMaddreportJailbreak
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 12:34pm
      21 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #815228fr0sty125trailThunderstruckBeautiful trail
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 5:21am
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #2773932JonnyMillartrailThunderstruckWhat a great trail berms on berms with nice...
      Jul 9, 2022 @ 11:24pm
      Jul 9, 2022
      user #3099103Southern-SoftytrailCarl's LaneEnd section of Carl’s Lane closed. Diverted...
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:36pm
      Jul 3, 2022
      user #2650611Mackster97trailThe HuntsmanRunning dry - one turn is a bit blown out...
      Jun 18, 2022 @ 9:46am
      Jun 18, 2022
      user #1044135Craigmtb5trailThunderstruckRiding great
      Jun 16, 2022 @ 9:08am
      Jun 16, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Cademuir 3 73.4 km
      Hamilton Hill3.5 km
      Cardrona 1 23.5 km
      Caberston 24.5 km
      Cloich Hills 45.4 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike158111 miles26,991 ft59 miles1,512 ft
      #13#13823,4141530,606
      E-Bike158111 miles26,991 ft59 miles1,512 ft
      #5#13,04521,759
      Hike6976 miles13,028 ft35 miles1,512 ft
      #1,597#512,854113
      Trail Running6976 miles13,028 ft35 miles1,512 ft
      #1,599#502,854329
      Horse5467 miles10,814 ft31 miles1,512 ft
      #303#81,402
      • By 20twenty-p TVTA & contributors
      • Admins: marccr0wley, 20twenty-p, TVTA
      • #5592 - 61,202 views
      • glentress activity log | embed map of Glentress mountain bike trails | glentress mountain biking points of interest polygons

      Downloading of trail gps tracks in kml & gpx formats is enabled for Glentress.
      You must login to download files.