14.1 miles
Distance
3,070 ft
Climb
-3,308 ft
Descent
1,638 ft
High Point

A good loop around Bennachie avoiding as many of the walkers paths as possible. A mix of fast flowy, chattery roots and steep chutes

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

Detailed Description
Bennachie Banger! is a 14 mile moderately popular black unsanctioned route located near Inverurie. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 3,070 ft with a max elevation of 1,638 ft then descends -3,308 ft.

6 Reviews & Comments

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bdu00222 (Apr 30, 2022 at 6:36)
Trail Black Pine
In good nick just now
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Garethwri (Apr 18, 2022 at 12:02)
Trail The Line
Few trees down near the start but the rest of the trail is rideable
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Garethwri (Aug 26, 2021 at 12:17)
Trail The Line
Walked the trail today to see if it was in decent condition and it looks superb.
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youann2170 (Jun 1, 2020 at 10:04)
Fallen tree returned
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evil-maniac (Sep 11, 2019 at 23:54)
Fallen tree removed!
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stooky (Apr 13, 2019 at 15:39)
Tree down 2/3 of the way.
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Trails in Route

The Line2,028 ft
Black Pine3,114 ft
Medical Marijuana1,450 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Bennachie Banger! mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    473 ft
  • Altitude start
    712 ft
  • Altitude end
    472 ft
  • Grade
    -0.3%
  • Grade max
    -53.1%
  • Grade min
    52.2%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,052 ft
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)
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RedBull 5050
RedBull 5050
trail: The Line
17:32 | 578 | comments: 4 | favs: 5
Mar 23, 2012
Race day video from the 50/50. Poor vis up top with 50 mph winds. Almost 2 minute transition. Flat peadley 'DH' track. Crossed the line in...
new trick jump
new trick jump
trail: The Line
0:07 | 580 | comments: 0 | favs: 2
Jul 10, 2013
trick jumps running good but still strugling to get flip speed off the line...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

statustraildateconditiondescription
The Line
Sep 2, 2022 @ 12:49pm
Sep 2, 2022
Trail running great, much more smooth and flowy up top now. Great work
Black Pine
Jun 25, 2022 @ 5:34am
Jun 25, 2022
dry and clear
Medical Marijuana
May 7, 2022 @ 4:32am
May 7, 2022
Epic, nice and steep slabs
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