22.9 miles
Distance
4,186 ft
Climb
-4,189 ft
Descent
2,751 ft
High Point

Ballater to Glenclova, Deeside

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Ballater to Glenclova, Deeside is a 23 mile moderately popular black route located near Kirriemuir. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 4,186 ft with a max elevation of 2,751 ft then descends -4,189 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
More Stats for Ballater to Glenclova, Deeside mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    5 hr 40 min
  • Altitude min
    846 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,387 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,385 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -79.5%
  • Grade min
    53.7%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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