1 miles
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-352 ft
Descent
00:08:31
Avg time

Black Hill Details

  • Riding area
    Pentland Hills
    Edinburgh
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking

Long descent is punctuated by sections of peat which are lovely in summer but best avoided when wet.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Black Hill mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -348 ft
  • Altitude min
    862 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,214 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,210 ft
  • Altitude end
    862 ft
  • Grade max
    -22.853%
  • Grade min
    3.215%
  • Distance climb
    128 ft
  • Distance down
    4,709 ft
  • Distance flat
    487 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:30
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Status:
on Sep 3, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (3 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 black-hill trailhead (55.850800, -3.311040)
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Black Hill Trail Reports

datedescription
Sep 3, 2018 @ 3:28am
Sep 3, 2018
May 20, 2018 @ 2:17am
May 20, 2018
In good nick, makes a change from the usual quagmire . get up there before it turns
Apr 22, 2017 @ 5:18am
Apr 22, 2017
Oct 8, 2016 @ 10:56am
Oct 8, 2016
Mar 27, 2016 @ 8:43am
Mar 27, 2016
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Oct 15, 2017 @ 9:58am
Oct 15, 2017
Black Hill, Edinburgh
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Feb 15, 2015 @ 2:56am
Feb 15, 2015
Black Hill, Bathgate
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Feb 15, 2015 @ 2:55am
Feb 15, 2015
Black Hill, Bathgate
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Feb 15, 2015 @ 2:55am
Feb 15, 2015
Black Hill, Bathgate

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Bertiebandit (Jan 28, 2018 at 12:55)
 Very wet and muddy in late January. Very tricky to ride.
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