4 miles
Distance
388 ft
Climb
-1,396 ft
Descent
01:12:00
Avg time

Ciaran Path Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kinlochleven
    Glencoe
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #22465 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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More Stats for Ciaran Path mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,008 ft
  • Altitude min
    55 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,063 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,063 ft
  • Altitude end
    55 ft
  • Grade
    -4.937%
  • Grade max
    -29.827%
  • Grade min
    41.124%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,338 ft
  • Avg time
    01:12:00
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Status:
on May 14, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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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
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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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      Ciaran Path Trail Reports

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      May 14, 2018 @ 4:44am
      May 14, 2018
      So, overall a pretty long, challenging tough but gorgeous ride through proper wild hills. Breaking it down: Uphill Access Track: The uphill...
      Jan 13, 2018 @ 2:34am
      Jan 13, 2018
      Several trees have fallen along the path. Large bogs and parts which have totally washed away. It's still usable just expect to have to get off...
      Oct 13, 2017 @ 2:54pm
      Oct 13, 2017
      Absolutely soaking for a majority of the way. Some boggy and muddy bits as well, but only in a few sections. Not too overgrown with bracken.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Sep 26, 2019 @ 3:59pm
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      Sep 26, 2019 @ 3:57pm
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      Sep 26, 2019 @ 3:57pm
      Sep 26, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Kinlochleven, WHW, Ciaran Path, Grey Mares
      14 miles
      Kiwis ride Kinlochleven 10th am
      18 miles
      Ciaran Path
      14 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag clairelblnc (Oct 14, 2017 at 1:34)
       Definitely a black XC route- lots of technical bits with rock, water, more rock, more water, and the occasional stream crossing. Plenty of rocks lined up to knock you off the trail or to slip on. You'll get wet feet regardless. Still a good craic though- the location and challenge is one of a kind and truly special.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag taff22 (May 12, 2019 at 9:39)
       Excellent natural singletrack descent, rode it alone and for safety I’m not ashamed to say I walked a few tech sections which I’d have attempted on a group ride. The top section near the damn was a bit of a bog/stream in early May but the flow improved as the descent continued. A big climb but well worth it. Especially on an eMTB.
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      Devils staircase and Ciaran path
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