1.1 miles
59 ft
-486 ft
Avg time

Black Route Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    All Year
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Ride in rain
  • Global Ranking

This is where the wolf really bares its teeth. A demanding, technical trail for expert riders, the black route has challenging rock features, sizeable drop-offs, boulder fields and rock slabs – with no ‘chicken run’ by-passes. You’ll need plenty of skill, a high-end machine, and helmet, gloves, elbow and knee protection for this route.

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More Stats for Black Route mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -427 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,091 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,519 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,519 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,091 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    475 ft
  • Distance down
    5,031 ft
  • Distance flat
    328 ft
  • Avg time
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Avg: 4.45 (7 votes)

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Routes with this trail

Laggan SES 2015 Route race
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag BenSheil (Apr 3, 2016 at 11:58)
 VERY rocky. Great fun, but some serious skill is required to handle this route properly. It's very difficult, and possibly dangerous at places, for people who aren't able to handle large rocks and boulders, large drop offs and extremely technical sections (me hahaha). I would also recommend taking a decent break at the top before beginning the run.

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