1 mile
Distance
61 ft
Climb
-415 ft
Descent
00:08:23
Avg time

Devil's Staircase Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Pitfichie
    Inverurie
  • AKA
    Pitfichie Red Descent
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #34613 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

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Devil's Staircase is a 2,056 m popular red singletrack trail located near Inverurie. This mountain bike only trail can be used downhill primary. On average it takes 8 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Devil's Staircase mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -354 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,094 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,449 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,448 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,094 ft
  • Grade
    -5.252%
  • Grade max
    -26.18%
  • Grade min
    13.13%
  • Distance climb
    935 ft
  • Distance down
    5,140 ft
  • Distance flat
    669 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:52
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Status:
on Nov 15, 2020
Wet
Avg: 3.5 (4 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%
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
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Trail Popularity ?
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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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to devil-s-staircase-47390 trailhead (57.240710, -2.571340)
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      Devil's Staircase Trail Reports

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      Nov 15, 2020 @ 4:54am
      Nov 15, 2020
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 12:13am
      Oct 17, 2020
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 9:26am
      Sep 12, 2020
      reporter One of the traverses has running water down it, the rest of the trail running well.
      Sep 5, 2020 @ 11:31pm
      Sep 5, 2020
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 11:01am
      Aug 18, 2020
      ATA Report: Great summer conditions! Climbing trail is in good order. Early section of descent trail has some uncut heather encroaching. A couple...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 189 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,152 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      8 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 11:01am
      Aug 18, 2020
      42 |
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 10:11am
      Aug 15, 2019
      132 |
      Apr 19, 2017 @ 6:50am
      Apr 19, 2017
      | 1 comments
      72 |
      Apr 17, 2017 @ 4:44am
      Apr 17, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      Pitfichie Enduro 2020 race
      19 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Olemanmtb (Feb 1, 2018 at 22:27)
       Rode 2/1/18
      Excellent ride. Weather was bad????
      [Reply]

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      Devil's Staircase - Pitfichie
      6:28 | 376 | Jul 5, 2020 , Inverurie
      Pitfichie - Red
      608 | Apr 9, 2017 , Inverurie
      Pitfichie Red 2015
      5:26 | 307 | May 1, 2016 , Inverurie
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