17 miles
Distance
1,969 ft
Climb
-1,969 ft
Descent
1,711 ft
High Point

A route including the best trails north of Ballater including the famous Roller Coaster.

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Route Sections

1 Dnoc Dubh
2 Roller Coaster
3 Culsten Burn

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Ballater North mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    553 ft
  • Altitude start
    662 ft
  • Altitude end
    662 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -17.852%
  • Grade min
    24.754%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail 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%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      Cnoc Dubh Descent
      Cnoc Dubh Descent
      345 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jan 4, 2017
      Rollercoaster
      Rollercoaster
      372 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Aug 10, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Cnoc Dubh Descent
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 5:19am
      Dec 23, 2018
      The Roller Coaster
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 5:19am
      Dec 23, 2018
      Cnoc Dubh Ascent
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 5:19am
      Dec 23, 2018
      Ups and Downs
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 5:19am
      Dec 23, 2018
      Culsten Burn Decent
      Aug 17, 2017 @ 10:31am
      Aug 17, 2017
      Bit overgrown in places but running well reporter
      more reports »
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