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Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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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
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Trail Last Ridden
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • One Direction
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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.
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
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  • 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
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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Glentress 9 18 27 46
      Innerleithen Trails 1 1 24 44
      Caberston 2 1 6 49
      Yair 6 8 9 13
      Cademuir 1 6 5 16
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      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Region Details
      • 285
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      • 14

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      797
      Trails Mountain Bike
      792
      Trails E-Bike
      712
      Trails Hike
      441
      Trails Trail Running
      440
      Trails Horse
      239
      Total Distance
      571 miles
      Total Descent
      140,387 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,544 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,718 ft
      Reports
      6,559
      Photos
      1,485
      Ridden Counter
      244,264

      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 Mountain Biking Trails

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

      Scottish Borders Mountain Bike Routes

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      Big Beastie
      Selkirk
      50 miles
      Three Brethren
      Innerleithen Trails
      23 miles
      Glentress
      Glentress
      15 miles
      Downstream Beastie
      Yair
      34 miles
      Glentress Black and Gypsy Glen
      Glentress
      30 miles
      Glentress Best Bits
      Glentress
      12 miles
      Yair
      Yair
      9 miles
      Bloody Red
      Glentress
      8 miles
      Tweed Valley Epic
      Peebles
      50 miles
      Glentress 11k route
      Glentress
      7 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 48 rides
      Yesterday
      • 76 rides
      Past Week
      • 448 rides

      Photos of Scottish Borders Mountain Bike

      trail: NY, NY - (2)
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      May 13, 2022 @ 2:38pm
      May 13, 2022
      trail: NY, NY - (2)
      4 |
      May 13, 2022 @ 2:38pm
      May 13, 2022
      trail: NY, NY - (2)
      4 |
      May 13, 2022 @ 2:37pm
      May 13, 2022
      trail: NY, NY - (2)
      16 |
      May 13, 2022 @ 2:37pm
      May 13, 2022
      23 |
      Jul 10, 2018 @ 3:20pm
      Jul 10, 2018
      293 |
      Apr 27, 2008 @ 3:12pm
      Apr 27, 2008
      234 |
      Apr 27, 2008 @ 3:12pm
      Apr 27, 2008
      211 |
      Jan 26, 2008 @ 11:05am
      Jan 26, 2008

      Videos of Scottish Borders Mountain Bike

      innerleithen
      76 | Jun 23, 2021
      Innerleithen 14/06/21
      75 | Jun 17, 2021
      the tunnel
      81 | Jan 12, 2021
      matador
      trail: Matador
      309 | Jan 12, 2021
      matador jumps
      trail: Matador
      172 | Jan 12, 2021
      New Bike Day Crash
      trail: Cresta Run
      163 | Nov 10, 2020
      GoPro Hero 8 Hypersmooth BOOST in Superview
      0:22 | 123 | Aug 27, 2020
      Make Or Brake | Innerleithen
      0:42 | 376 | Aug 1, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      No Social - (4)
      Caberston
      May 20, 2022 @ 3:20am
      2 days
      Idealtvta TVTA
      thrills and spills
      Langholm
      May 18, 2022 @ 3:26am
      May 18, 2022
      Unknowndinger2h
      Access Track
      Caberston
      May 6, 2022 @ 11:43am
      May 6, 2022
      Variablegav-s TRAILFORKSAll trails accessed from this path are...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Deliverance
      Glentress
      May 14, 2022 @ 1:11pm
      May 14, 2022
      Variable Trail deemed open by FLSgav-s TRAILFORKS
      Redemption
      Glentress
      May 14, 2022 @ 1:09pm
      May 14, 2022
      Ideal Trail deemed to be open by FLSgav-s TRAILFORKS
      Mild Peril
      Glentress
      May 14, 2022 @ 1:07pm
      May 14, 2022
      Ideal Trail deemed to be open by FLSgav-s TRAILFORKS
      Glenduro
      Elibank
      May 14, 2022 @ 12:17pm
      May 14, 2022
      DryDiversion at exit has been made to avoid...JohnnyMcMurdo
      Access Path
      Caberston
      May 6, 2022 @ 11:38am
      May 6, 2022
      Variablegav-s TRAILFORKS
      Access Trail
      Caberston
      May 6, 2022 @ 11:36am
      May 6, 2022
      Variable gav-s TRAILFORKS
      A Salmon's Journey
      Innerleithen Trails
      Apr 30, 2022 @ 3:02pm
      Apr 30, 2022
      Idealgav-s TRAILFORKS
      Forest Road
      Eildon Hills
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 7:33am
      Apr 29, 2022
      DryJonWA
      Caddon Bank
      Innerleithen Trails
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 10:57am
      Apr 28, 2022
      IdealStorm has now been cleared and FLS have...gav-s TRAILFORKS
      Repeat Offender (middle) - (1)
      Caberston
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 9:20am
      Apr 28, 2022
      Ideal Cleared by FLS Chainsaw Team - Thank you!marccr0wley TVTA

      Activity Feed

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      user #1044135Craigmtb5wishlisttrailUpper Quarry Enduro
      May 22, 2022 @ 4:47am
      6 hours
      user #1044135Craigmtb5wishlisttrailFlat White - (3) and 1 more
      May 22, 2022 @ 4:45am
      6 hours
      user #3053934MichaelJMeyerwishlistrouteYair
      May 22, 2022 @ 3:38am
      7 hours
      user #2933370Francie88wishlistrouteCaberston
      May 21, 2022 @ 2:34pm
      20 hours
      user #2933370Francie88wishlisttrailAccess Track
      May 21, 2022 @ 2:32pm
      20 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #545107centralsuspensiontrailRight Side Clyde - 3My favourite trail at Golfie right now - just...
      May 21, 2022 @ 7:51am
      1 day
      user #2283767AllyBirkstrailBroon TrootGlad it's dead
      May 9, 2022 @ 7:03am
      May 9, 2022
      user #580235Panda-GreportBig Baw - (4)Rejected - trail will be marked as open by the...
      May 4, 2022 @ 12:19am
      May 4, 2022
      user #2594580TsgtweedvalleytrailSwitchbacksCurrently a victim of storm Arwen.
      Apr 30, 2022 @ 6:04pm
      Apr 30, 2022
      user #826612OdysseyMTBtrailHammer TimeGreat trail, wait for a dryish day and it’s...
      Apr 19, 2022 @ 7:22am
      Apr 19, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike790565 miles139,472 ft286 miles2,543 ft
      1,4956,5354175,336
      E-Bike712518 miles128,022 ft262 miles2,513 ft
      5,73183,322
      Hike441445 miles67,628 ft193 miles2,536 ft
      15,26411,774
      Trail Running440445 miles67,628 ft193 miles2,536 ft
      5,26412,196
      Horse239294 miles45,108 ft134 miles2,467 ft
      2,5501
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