14.0 miles
Distance
1,775 ft
Climb
-1,770 ft
Descent
1,292 ft
High Point

Epic route deep in the Scottish Highlands

Detailed Description
Ciaran Path is a 14 mile less popular black route located near Glencoe. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 1,775 ft with a max elevation of 1,292 ft then descends -1,770 ft.
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2 Reviews & Comments

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taff22 (May 12, 2019 at 9:39)
Trail Ciaran Path
Excellent natural singletrack descent, rode it alone and for safety I’m not ashamed to say I walked a few tech sections which I’d have attempted on a group ride. The top section near the damn was a bit of a bog/stream in early May but the flow improved as the descent continued. A big climb but well worth it. Especially on an eMTB.
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clairelblnc (Oct 14, 2017 at 1:34)
Trail Ciaran Path
Definitely a black XC route- lots of technical bits with rock, water, more rock, more water, and the occasional stream crossing. Plenty of rocks lined up to knock you off the trail or to slip on. You'll get wet feet regardless. Still a good craic though- the location and challenge is one of a kind and truly special.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Ciaran Path mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    35 ft
  • Altitude start
    46 ft
  • Altitude end
    52 ft
  • Grade max
    -44.5%
  • Grade min
    38.1%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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