This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
624 ft
Distance
-67 ft
Descent
00:00:39
Avg time

Flee the Tower Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kirkhill Forest
    Aberdeen
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #48442 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #3481 in E-Biking
    • #22607 in Trail Running
    • #36294 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 60 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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Flee the Tower mountain bike trail 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
    00:00:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:42
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Status:
on Dec 11, 2021
Variable
Avg: 3.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Flee the Tower Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 132 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 582 rides
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      Aug 19, 2018 @ 2:21pm
      Aug 19, 2018

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Scottemtb (Jun 19, 2020 at 9:38)
       Great fun trail would recommend
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      Kirkhill forest - Flee the Tower
      0:50 | 81 | May 18, 2021 , Aberdeen
      Flee the Tower
      0:52 | 555 | Mar 11, 2018 , Aberdeen
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