21 miles
Distance
4,450 ft
Climb
-4,448 ft
Descent
1,711 ft
High Point
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The iconic Tweed Valley raised more than a few eyebrows when it hosted its first Enduro World Series last year. With famous venues like Glentress and Innerleithen in the mix, riders thought they knew what to expect – but they hadn’t banked on the area’s best kept secret - a huge network of natural trails that criss-cross a vast area - pushing even the top riders to their limits. Expect more of the same this year – two days of racing with no lifts and lot of miles in the legs, not to mention some of the gnarliest locals you’ll ever meet.

Local Trail Association
Glentress Trailfairies (www.glentresstrailfairies.org)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.

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Route Sections

1 Stage 1 - Marin
2 Stage 2 - Haglofs
3 Stage 3 - Edinburgh Napier University
4 Stage 4 - WTB

Trails in Route

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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for EWS #3 2015 Cannondale Alpine Bikes World Enduro - Day 1 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    457 ft
  • Altitude start
    468 ft
  • Altitude end
    469 ft
  • Grade max
    -101.7%
  • Grade min
    62.8%
  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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      Innerleithen Golfie: Repeat Offender
      Innerleithen Golfie: Repeat Offender
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      Innerleithen Downhill, Cresta Run, Gold Run.
      Innerleithen Downhill, Cresta Run, Gold Run.
      trail: Gold Run
      3:58 | 312 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Sep 7, 2019

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