4 miles
Distance
82 ft
Climb
-3,217 ft
Descent
00:59:07
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Ben Lomond
    Arrochar
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #4845

Following the tourist route to the top, the descent is the same way down, lots of rock gardens/drainage gullys/switch backs and drops. Also 3 gates to pass through.

Disclaimer

also a walkers trail, remind the shared access code

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More Stats for Ben Lomond climb/descent mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,134 ft
  • Altitude min
    52 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,186 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,186 ft
  • Altitude end
    52 ft
  • Grade
    -14.838%
  • Grade max
    -43.915%
  • Grade min
    34.49%
  • Distance climb
    781 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    777 ft
  • Avg time
    00:59:07
  • Avg reverse time
    01:56:57
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Status:
on Jul 4, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to ben-lomond-climb-descent trailhead (56.190220, -4.633010)
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Ben Lomond... Trail Reports

datedescription
Jul 4, 2018 @ 10:47am
Jul 4, 2018
Dusty and loose in places
Jul 8, 2017 @ 3:41pm
Jul 8, 2017
Great fun worth the climb
Jun 5, 2017 @ 2:30am
Jun 5, 2017
Great conditions up and down BL at the beginning of June. Dry and clear
May 8, 2017 @ 9:33am
May 8, 2017
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Aug 20, 2018 @ 7:36am
Aug 20, 2018
Ben Lomond climb/descent
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Aug 20, 2018 @ 7:36am
Aug 20, 2018
Ben Lomond climb/descent
41 |
Jul 12, 2017 @ 6:41am
Jul 12, 2017
Ben Lomond climb/descent

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