15.6 miles
2,055 ft
-2,051 ft
957 ft
High Point

Variation on the Braeval Loop that includes the climb up to the highland fault viewpoint.

Detailed Description
Braeval Loop (Viewpoint Version) is a 16 mile moderately popular red route located near Aberfoyle. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 2,055 ft with a max elevation of 957 ft then descends -2,051 ft.
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Trails in Route

Forest Road4,062 ft
Singletrack1 mile
Scouts Trail3,832 ft
Forest Road2,474 ft


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    Mountain Bike
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  • eBike Allowed
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  • Direction
    Both Directions
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More Stats for Braeval Loop (Viewpoint Version) mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 26 min
  • Altitude min
    219 ft
  • Altitude start
    220 ft
  • Altitude end
    223 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Oct 5, 2023 @ 1:38am
Oct 5, 2023
A trail of 3 parts! From SW/Aberfoyle end to the NE end respectively: 1st section (before forest, between hillside and recently chopped plantation) - nice new twisting gravel path 2nd section (in forest) - a mix of windblow diversions and where it isn’t good old fashioned terribly drained mudfest sections in the dark wet pine wood!! 3rd (longest) section (across open fields) - ok but very wet on the day we did it and lots of tricky technical rock… which is either good fun and challenging or frustrating depending on your skill levels! ;-) *** But it was all passable.***
Forest Road
Jun 4, 2023 @ 2:49am
Jun 4, 2023
Forest Road
Mar 11, 2023 @ 4:20pm
Mar 11, 2023
Scouts Trail
Mar 11, 2023 @ 4:20pm
Mar 11, 2023
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