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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • 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
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      • 38
      • 1

      Open on 23 hours
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.glentresstrailfairies.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #12
      Trails
      114
      Total Distance
      84 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      45 miles
      Total Descent
      24,932 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,003 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,508 ft
      Reports
      943
      Photos
      203
      Ridden Counter
      30,888

      Photos of Glentress Mountain Bike

      9 |
      Aug 20, 2018 @ 5:23am
      Aug 20, 2018
      The Mast of Zorro, Edinburgh
      6 |
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 3:08am
      Aug 19, 2018
      Blue/ Red Climb, Edinburgh
      trail: Kipps Loop
      7 |
      Aug 12, 2018 @ 12:57am
      Aug 12, 2018
      Kipps Loop, Paisley
      2 |
      Jul 30, 2018 @ 10:25am
      Jul 30, 2018
      Berm Baby Berm, My City
      more photos »

      Videos of Glentress Mountain Bike

      Mud and Roots, Glentress
      1:10 | 86 | May 25, 2018
      Five Year Plan, Glentress
      1:54 | 78 | May 25, 2018
      Mild Peril
      trail: Mild Peril
      1:45 | 73 | Apr 30, 2018
      1:51 | 19 | Feb 1, 2018
      more videos »

      Glentress Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Top notch enduro action
      13 miles
      Glentress Black and Gypsy Glen
      30 miles
      Glentress Back Door
      6 miles
      Glentress- my best of
      12 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1504914fdmtbsctrailBroon TrootSlippy sloppy righty rooty lovely.
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 1:57pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      user #1300763timcross271reportJanet's BraeN umm l on
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 7:26am
      Jun 12, 2018
      user #1439735RoqtrailGood GameGreat fun as described above
      May 27, 2018 @ 11:17am
      May 27, 2018
      user #1279014KevEdtrailThe Mast of ZorroBone dry fast.
      May 8, 2018 @ 8:26am
      May 8, 2018
      user #1395409onehundredthidiottrailMild PerilNice wee decent. If you go down deliverance a...
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 10:27am
      Apr 22, 2018
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