18 miles
Distance
2,453 ft
Climb
-2,455 ft
Descent
1,449 ft
High Point

Tied with Dudelange Black trail as my favorite of the official routes. Lots of flowy singletrack, and some scenic views of the old iron mine that you'll ride through. All of the red soil will make you feel like you're on Mars and not Luxembourg too. Definitely a must do ride in Luxembourg.

All 33 of the official Luxembourg mountain bike routes are extremely well-signed, using a white square with stacked purple dots and a purple triangle pointing in the direction of travel. Occasionally a sign may have been removed due to logging or farming, or in a couple cases intentionally turned to point the wrong way. While this is very rare, it’s a good idea to keep your smartphone and a copy of the GPS track with you on all rides.

Most routes are a mix of paved roads, forest and farming dirt roads, and the odd bit of single track. Very few are technically that challenging, so distance and climbing totals are often the most accurate way of judging their difficulty. Parking for most of the routes is at free parking lots located in most small towns in Luxembourg. Cafe’s for post ride food and beers are often not far away as well.

For information and alternate GPS files of all the official Luxembourg routes, please visit the following website and select “mountain bike” from the layers menu on the left:

http://map.geoportail.lu/theme/tourisme?lang=en&zoom=9&X=686633&Y=6417646&version=3&layers&opacities&bgLayer=basemap_2015_global

Local Trail Association
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.
donate to earn trail karma!

Comments


Post a Comment



You must login to Pinkbike.
Don't have an account? Sign up

Join Pinkbike  Login

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Red Rocks - Official Luxembourg Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,029 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,252 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,251 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -29.943%
  • Grade min
    31.442%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      283
      228

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Red Dirt Trail 2
      Jun 1, 2019 @ 11:49pm
      Jun 1, 2019
      Fun track with a good start, nice singletracks. Last part is more wide paths.
      more reports »
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.