624 ft
Distance
-67 ft
Descent
00:00:51
Avg time

Flee the Tower Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kirkhill Forest
    Aberdeen
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #36656 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Forestry Commission Scotland

The dirt trail features roots, stumps and a log to clear. It has a steep finish to the forest road with small ditch at the bottom.

Access Info

The trail starts at Tappie Tower on Tyrebagger Hill.

More Stats for Flee the Tower bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -67 ft
  • Altitude min
    755 ft
  • Altitude max
    823 ft
  • Altitude start
    823 ft
  • Altitude end
    755 ft
  • Grade
    -10.817%
  • Grade max
    -13.574%
  • Grade min
    -6.801%
  • Distance down
    624 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:51
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Status:
on Mar 29, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 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
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  • Photos
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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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      Flee the Tower Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 29, 2019 @ 10:34am
      Mar 29, 2019
      Mar 15, 2019 @ 10:25am
      Mar 15, 2019
      Jan 19, 2019 @ 3:56am
      Jan 19, 2019
      Nov 21, 2018 @ 6:22am
      Nov 21, 2018
      Stay left at the end.
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 2:21pm
      Aug 19, 2018
      All good, puddle at the bottom of the trail.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 90 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 244 rides
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      Photos

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      11 |
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 2:21pm
      Aug 19, 2018

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