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      This region is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

      Unofficial riding spot. Not for beginners, no facilities, no markers, take your rubbish home and respect the other forest users, riders and trail builders. These trails aren't built for the high numbers of users, and they're built by people on their own free time. Big groups riding them ruins these trails.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      AKA: Thorny
      Land Status: Community Forest
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Car Park - sign posted from the road as Thornielee viewpoint- a quiet, historical part of Scottish history.So park your VW T4 sensibly and turn the stereo off before you open the doors. ;-P
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 9
      • 4
      • 11

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jun 6, 2024

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      27
      Trails Mountain Bike
      27
      Trails E-Bike
      26
      Trails Horse
      6
      Trails Hike
      12
      Trails Trail Running
      12
      Total Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      4,803 ft
      Total Vertical
      792 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,260 ft
      Reports
      751
      Photos
      52
      Ridden Counter
      11,183

      Photos of Thornielee Mountain Bike

      114 |
      Apr 8, 2023 @ 2:45pm
      Apr 8, 2023
      trail: Forest Road
      55 |
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:36am
      Oct 16, 2019
      trail: Forest Path
      51 |
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:36am
      Oct 16, 2019
      trail: Forest Path
      34 |
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:36am
      Oct 16, 2019
      trail: Forest Path
      27 |
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:36am
      Oct 16, 2019
      trail: Forest Path
      42 |
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:36am
      Oct 16, 2019
      trail: Turbo Ferret
      79 |
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:35am
      Oct 16, 2019
      trail: Turbo Ferret
      63 |
      May 6, 2019 @ 12:06pm
      May 6, 2019

      Videos of Thornielee Mountain Bike

      Turbo Ferret
      2:23 | 288 | Oct 11, 2018
      High Definition Snow
      2:09 | 256 | Jan 25, 2017
      Turbo Ferret
      1:50 | 473 | Oct 17, 2016
      Slabs N Dabs trail
      4:00 | 875 | Oct 9, 2016
      High Definition
      1:12 | 161 | Oct 9, 2016
      Helter Skelter
      2:26 | 231 | Oct 9, 2016
      No Thorns - Joe Swann
      1:54 | 308 | May 19, 2016
      Top Dogging 2
      3:46 | 1481 | Dec 20, 2015

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Top Dogging 2
      Jun 4, 2024 @ 9:55am
      Jun 4, 2024
      IdealSpoonmeisterThere's a tree down across the trail...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      joffrpriddentrailactivity #53843351
      Jun 9, 2024 @ 2:31am
      Jun 9, 2024
      Spoonmeisteraddreportactivity #53628803 and 7 more
      Jun 4, 2024 @ 12:33pm
      Jun 4, 2024
      mav3rikaddvideoactivity #53610043
      Jun 4, 2024 @ 4:56am
      Jun 4, 2024
      mav3rikaddvideoactivity #53503801 and 1 more
      Jun 2, 2024 @ 5:08am
      Jun 2, 2024
      Lixmountcommenttrailactivity #53388722
      May 31, 2024 @ 4:17am
      May 31, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      LixmounttrailTop DogTree down lower section.
      May 31, 2024 @ 4:17am
      May 31, 2024
      MelNice92trailLower-DefinitionTrees down just below entrance
      Jan 23, 2024 @ 2:13am
      Jan 23, 2024
      thestarfractiontrailHigh DefinitionRocky and slippy in the wet I thought, but...
      Aug 13, 2023 @ 9:23am
      Aug 13, 2023
      thestarfractiontrailGumdropsAgreed!
      Aug 13, 2023 @ 9:21am
      Aug 13, 2023
      fdmtbsctrailForest PathMost of trail ridable, tree down over it near...
      Feb 26, 2023 @ 5:26am
      Feb 26, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Elibank 21.1 km
      Caberston 3 23.5 km
      Traquair Trails 1 43.8 km
      Yair 10 93.9 km
      Gala Hill 25.7 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike279 miles4,803 ft6 miles791 ft
      #772#40527412,104
      E-Bike269 miles4,419 ft5 miles791 ft
      #284#25361279
      Horse64 miles43 ft2,306 ft791 ft
      #66109
      Hike125 miles679 ft2 miles791 ft
      #2,265#6764512
      Trail Running125 miles679 ft2 miles791 ft
      #2,272#666097
      • By 20twenty-p TVTA & contributors
      • Admins: TVTA
      • #5908 - 15,452 views

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