20.5 miles
Distance
4,157 ft
Climb
-4,162 ft
Descent
1,849 ft
High Point

This route takes in some of the best descents in the Pentlands. You've got to find the days with less wind so you can do the 5 peaks without too much of a battle

Detailed Description
5 Peaks, Allermuir, Caerketton & Bonaly is a 21 mile moderately popular red route located near Edinburgh. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 9 trails. This route climbs 4,157 ft with a max elevation of 1,849 ft then descends -4,162 ft.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Red
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    5
More Stats for 5 Peaks, Allermuir, Caerketton & Bonaly mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    6 hr 9 min
  • Altitude min
    529 ft
  • Altitude start
    833 ft
  • Altitude end
    830 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -111.3%
  • Grade min
    68.1%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile

Directions

  1. Bike southwest on Loganlea - Flotterstone Access.
  2. Continue for 6 kilometers.
  3. Bike southwest on Kips Bypass.
  4. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  5. Make a sharp left onto Five Peaks.
  6. Continue for 7 kilometers.
  7. Bike southeast on Loganlea - Flotterstone Access.
  8. Continue for 100 meters.
  9. Bike east on Loganlea - Flotterstone Access.
  10. Continue for 100 meters.
  11. Bike east on Loganlea - Flotterstone Access.
  12. Continue for 100 meters.
  13. Bike northeast on Loganlea - Flotterstone Access.
  14. Continue for 100 meters.
  15. Bike east on Loganlea - Flotterstone Access.
  16. Continue for 70 meters.
  17. Bike northeast on Loganlea - Flotterstone Access.
  18. Continue for 50 meters.
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