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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Glentress 17 26 33 56
      Traquair Trails 1 4 25 45
      Caberston 3 2 8 52
      Yair 10 9 12 11
      Bowhill 8
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      923
      Trails Mountain Bike
      916
      Trails E-Bike
      844
      Trails Horse
      266
      Trails Hike
      521
      Trails Trail Running
      519
      Total Distance
      595 miles
      Total Descent
      143,623 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,681 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,718 ft
      Reports
      9,283
      Photos
      1,703
      Ridden Counter
      404,805

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Exploring Tweed Valley with Scotty Laughland
      Apr 17, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      The trails that will host the EWS in less than two months.
      Video: Sam Cofano & Friends Tear up the Tweed Valley in 'Whips & Whiskey'
      Dec 6, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      The third instalment of Hucks and Haggis.
      New Agreement for Trail Stewardship in the Tweed Valley Announced
      Jul 11, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      A new agreement around the trails in the Tweed Valley should ensure the area remains one of the best places in the UK to ride.

      Popular Scottish Borders Region Mountain Biking Trails

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      Spooky Wood Climb
      Glentress
      Spooky Wood
      Glentress
      Cardie Hill Climb
      Glentress
      Super G
      Glentress
      Hit Squad Hill
      Glentress
      Dougie Bank (Blue, Red, Black)
      Glentress
      First Climb
      Glentress
      Magic Mushroom
      Glentress
      Tourist Trap
      Glentress
      Berm Baby Berm
      Glentress
      Falla Brae Red
      Glentress
      Pie Run
      Glentress
      Falla Brae Black Section
      Glentress
      Sare Fecht
      Glentress
      Electric Blue
      Glentress

      Scottish Borders Region Mountain Bike Routes

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      Big Beastie
      Selkirk
      50 miles
      Glentress
      Glentress
      15 miles
      Innerleithen Red XC
      Traquair Trails
      11 miles
      Tweed Valley Epic
      Peebles
      50 miles
      Glentress Black and Gypsy Glen
      Glentress
      30 miles
      Glentress Best Bits
      Glentress
      12 miles
      Glentress 11k route
      Glentress
      7 miles
      Three Brethren
      Traquair Trails
      23 miles
      Top notch enduro action
      Glentress
      13 miles
      Caberston
      Caberston
      9 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 71 rides
      Past Week
      • 346 rides

      Photos of Scottish Borders Region Mountain Bike

      trail: Janet's Brae
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      Jul 7, 2024 @ 1:37am
      Jul 7, 2024
      3 |
      Jun 30, 2024 @ 12:04pm
      Jun 30, 2024
      3 |
      Jun 30, 2024 @ 12:03pm
      Jun 30, 2024
      trail: Jawbone - (5)
      13 |
      Jun 4, 2024 @ 12:26pm
      Jun 4, 2024
      8 |
      Jun 1, 2024 @ 5:44am
      Jun 1, 2024
      16 |
      May 7, 2024 @ 6:09am
      May 7, 2024
      37 |
      Jul 10, 2018 @ 3:20pm
      Jul 10, 2018
      227 |
      Jan 26, 2008 @ 11:05am
      Jan 26, 2008

      Videos of Scottish Borders Region Mountain Bike

      Mud & Roots
      72 | Mar 21, 2023
      Off the saddle, Yair Forest, Tweed Valley,...
      48 | Sep 23, 2022
      Ginger Mullet, Yair Forest, Tweed Valley,...
      67 | Sep 23, 2022
      Boner Edit
      127 | Jun 21, 2022
      76 | Jun 9, 2022
      innerleithen
      127 | Jun 23, 2021
      Innerleithen 14/06/21
      97 | Jun 17, 2021
      the tunnel
      99 | Jan 12, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Date Night (Lower)
      Traquair Trails
      Jul 11, 2024 @ 9:28am
      2 days
      Variable20twenty-p TVTA Leaner after first right hander. Trail is...
      Access Track
      Glentress
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 8:16am
      Jul 8, 2024
      Very DryAlkeE-Bike
      A Salmon's Journey
      Traquair Trails
      Jun 30, 2024 @ 6:51am
      Jun 30, 2024
      Dryjamie-mercerTree fallen and leaning across trail 50m...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Spooky Wood
      Glentress
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 8:16am
      Jul 8, 2024
      VariableE-Bike Full of holes puddles needs urgent workAlke
      Spooky Wood Climb
      Glentress
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 8:16am
      Jul 8, 2024
      IdealE-Bike Need a lot of work this used to be one of...Alke
      Cardie Hill Climb
      Glentress
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 8:16am
      Jul 8, 2024
      IdealE-Bike Alke
      Magic Mushroom
      Glentress
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 8:16am
      Jul 8, 2024
      VariableE-Bike Detour still thereAlke
      Smells Like Tweed Spirit
      Glentress
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 8:16am
      Jul 8, 2024
      DryE-Bike Alke
      Smells Like Tweed Spirit
      Glentress
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 8:16am
      Jul 8, 2024
      Very DryE-Bike Rough lots of breaking bumpsAlke
      Red/ Black Access Climb
      Glentress
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 8:16am
      Jul 8, 2024
      DryE-Bike Alke
      Twitcher
      Glentress
      Jul 8, 2024 @ 8:16am
      Jul 8, 2024
      DryE-Bike Blown out in a lot of berms very dry and...Alke
      Turbo Ferret
      Thornielee
      Jul 7, 2024 @ 9:14am
      Jul 7, 2024
      IdealThe ferns on the lower section are very...gGor
      Blue Taster Trail Descent
      Glentress
      Jul 6, 2024 @ 4:42am
      Jul 6, 2024
      IdealTunnel now openalastairrc

      Activity Feed

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      plxmaddreportactivity #55530387 and 2 more
      Jul 12, 2024 @ 11:58am
      13 hours
      revelsriddentrailactivity #55527293
      Jul 12, 2024 @ 10:35am
      14 hours
      scottonascottriddentrailactivity #55520866
      Jul 12, 2024 @ 8:08am
      17 hours
      Santacruzlad16wishlisttrailactivity #55508046
      Jul 11, 2024 @ 11:01pm
      1 day
      Santacruzlad16wishlisttrailactivity #55507984
      Jul 11, 2024 @ 10:57pm
      1 day

      Recent Comments

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      Craig-56trailSpooky Wood ClimbO to
      Jul 11, 2024 @ 9:35am
      2 days
      BrandonmcauslantrailGypsy Glen ShortcutOvergrown - avoid 4/7/24
      Jul 4, 2024 @ 4:52am
      Jul 4, 2024
      Jmac888trailGypsy Glen ShortcutI tried this alternative after having done the...
      Jun 30, 2024 @ 1:53pm
      Jun 30, 2024
      Gusto123trailA Salmon's JourneyTree down, can pass under, but need to stop...
      Jun 30, 2024 @ 12:02pm
      Jun 30, 2024
      mackienreportNot Cademuir DHI think this is open!
      Jun 23, 2024 @ 11:04pm
      Jun 23, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike916589 miles142,674 ft298 miles2,680 ft
      1,6969,25352116,913
      E-Bike844552 miles131,421 ft277 miles2,680 ft
      58,4181712,772
      Horse266290 miles41,112 ft130 miles2,467 ft
      2,6051
      Hike521462 miles67,818 ft201 miles2,680 ft
      17,47243,842
      Trail Running519462 miles67,818 ft201 miles2,680 ft
      7,47245,017
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