13.7 miles
Distance
2,768 ft
Climb
-2,764 ft
Descent
1,638 ft
High Point

Start at Bennachie Centre, cross Milstone Hill and then over Mither Tap. Includes some good downhill sections rated hard.

Detailed Description
Bennachie Loop is a 14 mile moderately popular red route located near Inverurie. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 2,768 ft with a max elevation of 1,638 ft then descends -2,764 ft.
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7 Reviews & Comments

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bdu00222 (Apr 30, 2022 at 6:34)
Trail Quarry
Blocked by fallen trees
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bdu00222 (Apr 30, 2022 at 6:34)
Trail Quarry
Blocked by fallen trees
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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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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Red
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Bennachie Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    477 ft
  • Altitude start
    477 ft
  • Altitude end
    479 ft
  • Grade max
    -60.5%
  • Grade min
    57.3%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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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 | 583 | 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

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The Line
Feb 1, 2023 @ 2:24pm
20 hours
Removed some of the slippy exposed roots crossing right at the corners. Hopefully help with flow. They were pretty dodgy in the wet
Alone in the wood
Dec 3, 2022 @ 9:04am
Dec 3, 2022
Quarry
Jun 25, 2022 @ 5:30am
Jun 25, 2022
completely blocked with fallen trees at the top and bottom. no way through
Medical Marijuana
May 7, 2022 @ 4:32am
May 7, 2022
Epic, nice and steep slabs
Mither Tap Timeline Trail
May 7, 2022 @ 4:32am
May 7, 2022
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