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      Scolty is a medium sized hill (299m) situated next to the town of Banchory. The hill is easily recognisable by the large stone tower at the summit, which can be seen from miles around. Scolty has a pay and display car park at the bottom, which is signposted. There is a wide range of trails on offer up Scolty and in the surrounding 'Scolty Woods', from 20k Xc trails to the infamous Scolty downhill tracks. All the Xc trails are on fire road, and take from 1 1/2 to 3 hours to complete. These trails are Blue and Red ratedThe DH tracks on the other hand are short, steep, and very rocky. There are around 8 DH tracks up Scolty which all start from the top of the hill (on the east side) and all take about 2 to 6 minutes to get down. These trails are black rated and should not be taken lightly.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Access Info:
      The Xc trails all start from the car park, but are not signposted so you will have to bring a map. To get to the DH tracks , get to the top of the hill (there are multiple ways to get up, all are signposted) then go to the east side of the hill and look for two tracks that merge together and then end in a gate. This is the start of the DH tracks.
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      55
      Total Distance
      30.3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      16.6 miles
      Total Descent
      1.6 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      1,109 ft
      Total Vertical
      881 ft
      Reports
      67
      Photos
      18
      Ridden Counter
      828

      Photos of Scolty Mountain Bike

      24 |
      May 17, 2017 @ 9:39am
      May 17, 2017
      Scolty DH Double Track
      19 |
      May 17, 2017 @ 9:33am
      May 17, 2017
      Scolty DH Double Track
      38 |
      May 13, 2017 @ 8:35am
      May 13, 2017
      Scolty DH Top Section
      45 |
      May 13, 2017 @ 8:35am
      May 13, 2017
      Scolty DH Top Section
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      Videos of Scolty Mountain Bike

      Connor Ogg // Sunny Daze
      0:42 | 899 | May 21, 2017
      scolty enduro trails
      5:30 | 105 | Jul 6, 2016
      Scolty dh
      2:13 | 65 | May 12, 2016
      Scolty Spring Shred
      1:23 | 1233 | May 6, 2016
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      Scolty Mountain Bike Routes

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      Scolty Route
      12.4 miles
      Scolty Route race
      14.2 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1276964youann2170trailGeneral Burnett's Backsidemichty that wis a good trail. fairly good fun pal
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