1 miles
Distance
555 ft
Climb
-85 ft
Descent
22:40:27
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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1819 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 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
    22:40:27
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Status:
on Apr 21, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to kipps-loop-20703 trailhead (55.681660, -3.150790)
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      Kipps Loop Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 21, 2019 @ 1:38am
      2 days
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 2:48am
      Dec 23, 2018
      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
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 22 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 160 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 787 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      4 |
      Feb 17, 2019 @ 12:33pm
      Feb 17, 2019
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      Feb 17, 2019 @ 12:33pm
      Feb 17, 2019
      3 |
      Feb 15, 2019 @ 9:08am
      Feb 15, 2019
      2 |
      Feb 15, 2019 @ 9:08am
      Feb 15, 2019

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