29 miles
Distance
5,775 ft
Climb
-5,750 ft
Descent
1,203 ft
High Point
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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

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Details

  • Featured
  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • 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
    308 ft
  • Altitude start
    308 ft
  • Altitude end
    333 ft
  • Grade
    0.016%
  • Grade max
    -29.859%
  • Grade min
    23.046%
  • Distance climb
    16 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,388 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Trail transparency
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      210
      EWS Practice RAW Footage
      EWS Practice RAW Footage
      1:55 | 468 | comments: 1 | 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 | 424 | 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 | 218 | comments: 1 | favs:
      Mar 10, 2015
      MADMTB Rider Conor Craig rides some Enduro trails on Carrick Mountain, County Wicklow, Ireland

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