1,476 ft
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-180 ft
Descent
00:03:28
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Hippy - Lower Trail
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Hippy - Lower Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Balquhidder
    Strathyre
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4448 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking

The "Hippy - Lower" is the bottom section of a series of 3 continuous trails, the UPPER, MID and LOWER HIPPY, all totaling about 900m. The "lower" is the fastest of the three sections. Fast, Flowy and Fun it just gets quicker the further down you get.

Access Info

Park at Balquhidder Hall or Kirk and use forestry roads.

This trail is unsanctioned.

More Stats for Hippy - Lower mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -172 ft
  • Altitude min
    606 ft
  • Altitude max
    781 ft
  • Altitude start
    781 ft
  • Altitude end
    609 ft
  • Grade
    -11.621%
  • Grade max
    -23.662%
  • Grade min
    12.591%
  • Distance climb
    120 ft
  • Distance down
    1,293 ft
  • Distance flat
    63 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:28
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Status:
on Jul 6, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 5 (7 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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  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
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

  • 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
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      Hippy - Lower Trail Reports

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      Jul 6, 2020 @ 2:33am
      Jul 6, 2020
      Jan 4, 2020 @ 3:40am
      Jan 4, 2020
      May 27, 2019 @ 2:36am
      May 27, 2019
      Feb 17, 2019 @ 8:21am
      Feb 17, 2019
      Holding up better than the two sections above it even though it was pouring down today.
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 5:12am
      Jan 5, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 29 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 138 rides
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      Photos

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      Feb 5, 2021 @ 5:45am
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      Feb 5, 2021 @ 5:45am
      Feb 5, 2021
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      May 3, 2019 @ 7:26am
      May 3, 2019

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