2 miles
Distance
532 ft
Climb
-84 ft
Descent
00:20:31
Avg time

Castlelaw Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Pentland Hills
    Edinburgh
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Wide gravel track up and over the side of Castlelaw, steep in places

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

Disclaimer

Caution, near firing range

More Stats for Castlelaw bike trail
  • Altitude change
    449 ft
  • Altitude min
    891 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,394 ft
  • Altitude start
    891 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,339 ft
  • Grade
    5.456%
  • Grade max
    -12.837%
  • Grade min
    15.97%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1,373 ft
  • Distance flat
    807 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:41
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Status:
on Dec 2, 2019
Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
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  • < 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
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      Castlelaw Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 2, 2019 @ 2:23pm
      Dec 2, 2019
      Nice gravel road, all rideable all the way up????
      Nov 5, 2019 @ 2:19am
      Nov 5, 2019
      Apr 15, 2018 @ 6:10am
      Apr 15, 2018
      May 22, 2017 @ 12:56am
      May 22, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 44 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      All
      • 230 rides
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      Photos

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      9 |
      Apr 3, 2019 @ 8:52am
      Apr 3, 2019
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      Apr 3, 2019 @ 8:52am
      Apr 3, 2019
      16 |
      Apr 3, 2019 @ 8:52am
      Apr 3, 2019
      6 |
      Apr 3, 2019 @ 8:52am
      Apr 3, 2019

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