19 miles
Distance
3,236 ft
Climb
-5,063 ft
Descent
2,195 ft
High Point

Created this route to take you from the top of Nevis Range Gondola all the way out to the impressive sight Ben Nevis' North Face. Climb partially up and over then decend into a little village before heading back to Nevis Range car park.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for Nevis Exploration mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    31 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,160 ft
  • Altitude end
    331 ft
  • Grade
    -1.847%
  • Grade max
    -57%
  • Grade min
    35.885%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Very Dry
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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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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