2,213 ft
Distance
230 ft
Climb
-2 ft
Descent
00:08:34
Avg time
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Back to the top Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Lynmacgregor Wood
    Grantown-on-Spey
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #73139 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

This is currently the main single track climb. We are planning to reroute sections of this to avoid potential conflict with Grantown Main line descent and make it less strenuous. If you want to help with this process please speak to Lindsay and Ben in the Local bike shop in the town square.

More Stats for Back to the top bike trail
  • Altitude change
    228 ft
  • Altitude min
    821 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,049 ft
  • Altitude start
    821 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,049 ft
  • Grade
    10.306%
  • Grade max
    -5.459%
  • Grade min
    21.777%
  • Distance climb
    2,103 ft
  • Distance down
    42 ft
  • Distance flat
    68 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:34
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
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  • 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
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  • Lodge Lodge
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  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
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      Back to the top Trail Reports

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      Aug 17, 2018 @ 11:46am
      Aug 17, 2018
      reporter The climb is now riding reasonably well all the way. Still a bit loose and narrow in places but improving all the time.
      Jul 30, 2018 @ 2:14pm
      Jul 30, 2018
      reporter We have rerouted the climb so it cuts off Grantown mainline to the bottom of GHB. This section is fine. The next section from GHB up is through...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 21 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
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      • 50 rides
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