1 miles
Distance
555 ft
Climb
-85 ft
Descent
01:39:25
Avg time

Kipps Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Glentress
    Peebles
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1819 in Mountain Biking

Hardest climb on the Black Route. Most people top at the hut, there's a pedal round the hill top to the top of the Britney Spears descent after.

Access Info

Marked on the Black Route.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Kipps Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    470 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,384 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,866 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,384 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,854 ft
  • Grade
    6.681%
  • Grade max
    -14.769%
  • Grade min
    26.81%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1,370 ft
  • Distance flat
    223 ft
  • Avg time
    01:39:25
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Status:
on Aug 13, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 kipps-loop-20703 trailhead (55.681660, -3.150790)
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Kipps Loop Trail Reports

datedescription
Aug 13, 2018 @ 7:52am
Aug 13, 2018
Overall good condition. Some minor drainage issues, water running along the trail/standing water.
Jun 30, 2018 @ 3:46am
Jun 30, 2018
Apr 14, 2018 @ 1:20am
Apr 14, 2018
Dec 11, 2017 @ 3:34am
Dec 11, 2017
May 30, 2017 @ 1:57am
May 30, 2017
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Photos

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4 |
Dec 10, 2018 @ 12:49pm
Dec 10, 2018
Kipps Loop, Peebles
2 |
Nov 25, 2018 @ 7:01am
Nov 25, 2018
Kipps Loop, Helensburgh
14 |
Aug 12, 2018 @ 12:57am
Aug 12, 2018
Kipps Loop, Paisley
147 |
Oct 25, 2008 @ 9:21am
Oct 25, 2008
Kipps Loop, Glentress

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Glentress Black and Gypsy Glen
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