3 miles
Distance
141 ft
Climb
-1,199 ft
Descent
00:34:42
Avg time

Heartbreak Ridge Details

  • Riding Area
    Ballater
    Ballater
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #2405 in Mountain Biking

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This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Heartbreak Ridge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,058 ft
  • Altitude min
    772 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,876 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,869 ft
  • Altitude end
    811 ft
  • Grade
    -7.584%
  • Grade max
    -29.867%
  • Grade min
    15.003%
  • Distance climb
    2,075 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    595 ft
  • Avg time
    00:34:42
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Status:
on Nov 23, 2018
Wet
Avg: 5 (9 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

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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 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
Directions to heartbreak-ridge-61443 trailhead (57.038650, -3.005210)
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Heartbreak Ridge Trail Reports

datedescription
Nov 23, 2018 @ 1:20am
Nov 23, 2018
Nov 6, 2018 @ 2:02am
Nov 6, 2018
Perfect trail for me. Believe it or not Steve Peat has ridden this trail. He rode it when he came up for the Cyclehighlands demo day. He also rode...
Oct 23, 2018 @ 11:26am
Oct 23, 2018
Windy as hell but trail in great condition
Sep 8, 2018 @ 2:12am
Sep 8, 2018
Jun 22, 2018 @ 9:24am
Jun 22, 2018
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Photos

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Jul 17, 2018 @ 1:05pm
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Heartbreak Ridge, My City
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Jul 17, 2018
Heartbreak Ridge, My City
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Jun 24, 2017 @ 1:02am
Jun 24, 2017
Heartbreak Ridge, My City

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag felasmor (May 8, 2018 at 8:13)
 Bone dry
[Reply]
  • + 0
flag garytodd (May 29, 2018 at 6:29)
 Dry as a bone
[Reply]

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