29 miles
Distance
5,203 ft
Climb
-5,189 ft
Descent
1,215 ft
High Point
This route is archived

This is a permitted race course, not all trails can be ridden 365 days a year. Please respect Land Managers and Ride at Your Own Risk.

The Chain Reaction Cycles Emerald Enduro presented by Biking.ie will host the 2nd Round of the 2015 Enduro World Series from the 22nd to the 24th of May in the stunningly beautiful surroundings of Carrick Mountain in the Wicklow Hills, also known as the 'Garden of Ireland'. The best bike riders in the world will complete seven timed technical downhill stages, in a rally style format called 'Enduro'. The rider with the fastest combined stage times on day shall be crowned the winner. Several thousand spectators and dozens of international journalists, photographers and film crews will descend on County Wicklow to witness the most spectacular biking event Ireland has ever hosted.

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Route Sections

1 Stage 1 - Dakine
2 Stage 2 - Maxxis Tires
3 Stage 3 - Marin Bikes
4 Stage 4 - Sealskinz
5 Stage 5 - MSL Motor Group
6 Stage 6 - Fixx Coffee House
7 Stage 7 - Gravity Enduro

Trails in Route

Route POI

Mechanical StationTech / Feed ZoneMechanical Station
Aid StationAid StationAid Station

Details

  • Featured
  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    Emerald Enduro
  • Difficulty rating
    Black
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for EWS #2 2015 Emerald Enduro mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    302 ft
  • Altitude start
    302 ft
  • Altitude end
    315 ft
  • Grade max
    -64.1%
  • Grade min
    53.1%
  • Distance climb
    18 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • White
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
Trail transparency
EWS Practice RAW Footage
EWS Practice RAW Footage
1:55 | 768 | comments: 2 | favs:
May 20, 2016
So Gopro clips from most stages of last weekends Enduro World Series in Ireland
Ride Giant Ride Z-G
Ride Giant Ride Z-G
trail: Vegas
1:37 | 532 | comments: 3 | favs: 1
Jun 9, 2012
Hi, My name is Fiachra Doherty and im 16 years old. This is my first edit, filmed by my brother Aibhne, enjoy some Irish trail anyway!
MADMTB - Carrick Enduro
MADMTB - Carrick Enduro
3:06 | 309 | comments: 1 | favs:
Mar 10, 2015
MADMTB Rider Conor Craig rides some Enduro trails on Carrick Mountain, County Wicklow, Ireland

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

statustraildateconditiondescription
Turkish Delight
Oct 24, 2020 @ 7:28am
Oct 24, 2020
Wet but mostly doable
Vegas
Sep 6, 2020 @ 2:17am
Sep 6, 2020
Slip & Slide
Sep 6, 2020 @ 2:17am
Sep 6, 2020
Henderson
Aug 25, 2020 @ 10:48am
Aug 25, 2020
Very wet, few collapsed bridges wouldn’t reccomend in wet weather.
Flow Rider
May 28, 2020 @ 2:28am
May 28, 2020
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