22 miles
Distance
3,237 ft
Climb
-3,237 ft
Descent
1,956 ft
High Point

A fun route including the best trails around Ballater south of the river.

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag eastfyfes TARLAND ENMBC (Oct 16, 2016 at 12:46)
 Best route to do out of Ballater!
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Route Sections

1 Green Mile
2 Heartbreak Ridge

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Ballater South mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    656 ft
  • Altitude start
    662 ft
  • Altitude end
    662 ft
  • Grade max
    -30.452%
  • Grade min
    25.337%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Heartbreak Ridge - Ballater
Heartbreak Ridge - Ballater
9:07 | 1 | comments: 0 | favs:
Feb 21, 2018
Ballater - Heartbreak Ridge Ride
Ballater - Heartbreak Ridge Ride
2:33 | 1 | comments: 0 | favs:
Feb 21, 2018
Heartbreak Ridge --Ballater by Drone
Heartbreak Ridge --Ballater by Drone
2:07 | 1 | comments: 0 | favs:
Feb 21, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Heartbreak Ridge
Jan 15, 2018 @ 3:54am
Jan 15, 2018
Very windy, soggy
Monkey Balls
Jan 15, 2018 @ 3:50am
Jan 15, 2018
Covered in snow drifts across the top, pretty much unrideable, had to walk from hut to trig point.
Forest Road
Oct 14, 2017 @ 2:13am
Oct 14, 2017
reporter
Pannanich Downhill
Nov 29, 2016 @ 8:58am
Nov 29, 2016
Trail conditions good, 8ft gate at bottom locked - obviously people were leaving it open for the sheep to escape. Easier to get bikes over if more than 1 person! Trail conditions OK but icy.
The Green Mile Descent
Sep 7, 2015 @ 12:10pm
Sep 7, 2015
Really boggy at the top the rest of the track dry.
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