9.6 miles
Distance
938 ft
Climb
-940 ft
Descent
755 ft
High Point

Derroura Mountain Bike Trail Network, is over 16 km in length and lies at the gateway to Connemara. The trails here will offer you massive views north into the Maam valley and westwards to the Twelve Pins. Derroura offers you some incredible mountain biking in some of the most spectacular scenery in Connemara. You will face long climbs and thrilling descents with great views overlooking the entire of Lough Corrib from the halfway point of the trails.

Detailed Description
Derroura Loop is a 15431 moderately popular intermediate route located near Derroura. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 285.9 with a max elevation of 230 then descends -286.4.
Route Supporters
  • Coillte
    since 2009
  • Coillte
    since 2009
    Builder

Links

Local Trail Association
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.
donate to earn trail karma!

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
simonbarry (Oct 4, 2020 at 14:02)
 3d4
[Reply]





Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Ridelogs
    45
More Stats for Derroura Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    186 ft
  • Altitude start
    190 ft
  • Altitude end
    187 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -24.9%
  • Grade min
    29.9%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
no votes yet
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
disable
Only show trails with NO bikes.
enable
Trail transparency
53
40
48
103

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

statustraildateconditiondescription
Derroura Descent
Aug 23, 2021 @ 6:18am
Aug 23, 2021
Derroura Climb
Aug 23, 2021 @ 6:18am
Aug 23, 2021
Standing water on many parts of the trail. Soaked despite it being a warm and sunny day. Some water damage to the trail.
Derroura Lower Loop
Jun 10, 2021 @ 8:47am
Jun 10, 2021
Long Boardwalk
Jun 10, 2021 @ 8:47am
Jun 10, 2021
Back Home
Mar 8, 2020 @ 3:58am
Mar 8, 2020
trail is a river on rainy days reporter
more reports »
  • By cathalh & contributors
  • #14846 - 617 views
  • flag
  • login to download gpx or kml files.