2 miles
Distance
16 ft
Climb
-1,853 ft
Descent
00:17:02
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Nevis Range
    Fort William
  • AKA
    off beat downhill
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Season
    May-Sep
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #942 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking

Nevis Range Downhill ... the UK's ONLY OFFICIAL World Cup DH

The Lowdown

2015 Season - mid May - mid September 2015
Times - gondola uplift available 10.15am - 3.45pm
Open - every day in the season other than certain race, maintenance & bad weather days
Race day & maintenance closures - see above
Weather closures - in certain circumstances weather can affect gondola uplift for bike and the trails
Age restrictions - riders need to be 12 years and above
Participation Statement - all riders must complete one, downloadable here. Riders aged 15 and under need to get a parent or guardian to sign their Participation Statement
Frequent riders card - £3, means you don't need to complete a Participation Statement each time you ride
Code of Practice - all riders must adhere to this
Uplift tickets - these are not transferable

The Statistics

Grading - orange extreme (previously graded 'black')
Access - gondola uplift
Length - 2.82km
Start altitude - 655m
Finish altitude - 100m
Vertical descent - 555m
Finish - Nevis Range car park
Fastest time - 4:35:70

Bike Park

More Stats for Fort William World Cup DH Track bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,837 ft
  • Altitude min
    344 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,181 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,181 ft
  • Altitude end
    344 ft
  • Grade
    -19.93%
  • Grade max
    -41.445%
  • Grade min
    10.694%
  • Distance climb
    208 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    00:17:02
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Status:
on Sep 10, 2017
Dry
Avg: 5 (15 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Fort William... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Sep 10, 2017 @ 1:08pm
      Sep 10, 2017
      Was dry today, running sweet as. Not dusty dry. Grip was pretty good.
      Sep 10, 2017 @ 1:07pm
      Sep 10, 2017
      Running sweet today in the wet! More grip than dry!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 35 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 406 rides
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      Fort William World Cup DH Track
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      Oct 19, 2018 @ 1:19pm
      Oct 19, 2018
      Fort William World Cup DH Track

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 3
      flag digthehills (Dec 5, 2014 at 4:04)
       ITS A BEAST
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag r34ver (Aug 9, 2017 at 0:59)
       hey i'm wondering if i can do this on my 1997 raleigh max? it has 15 gears and bull bars. there is no suspension but the seat is comfy.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag calummacd (Oct 25, 2017 at 11:07)
       This is a nice trail
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