29.1 miles
Distance
5,203 ft
Climb
-5,189 ft
Descent
1,215 ft
High Point
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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.

Detailed Description
EWS #2 2015 Emerald Enduro is a 29 mile black race route located near Glenealy. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 14 trails. This route climbs 5,203 ft with a max elevation of 1,215 ft then descends -5,189 ft.
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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

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  • 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
  • Ridelogs
    29
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
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EWS Practice RAW Footage
EWS Practice RAW Footage
1:55 | 894 | 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 | 602 | 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!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Dirty Hucker
Aug 31, 2022 @ 11:00pm
Aug 31, 2022
Vegas
Aug 29, 2022 @ 5:46am
Aug 29, 2022
fast and dusty, few snaggy roots and rocks lurking in the dust
Shoot me / Liam Neeson upper
Mar 25, 2022 @ 5:05am
Mar 25, 2022
Coilte present prepping trees for felling starting in 2 weeks (7th ish April?) All top sections (steep parts) of Giants, Emerald, Full Gas and Shoot me will likely be gone. Lower areas should still be fine. Lower section is soaking and quite a bit of mud still. Top section bone dry.
Emerald Express Pt 1
Mar 24, 2022 @ 5:35am
Mar 24, 2022
Coilte present prepping trees for felling starting in 2 weeks (7th ish April?) All top sections (steep parts) of Giants, Emerald, Full Gas and Shoot me will likely be gone. Lower areas should still be fine
Flow Rider
Mar 24, 2022 @ 5:35am
Mar 24, 2022
Still pretty wet down here even with all the dry weather. River runs quite close by.
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