12 miles
Distance
1,863 ft
Climb
-1,270 ft
Descent
1,507 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Wilderness trail around the top of the Lochan on single track, gravel paths, shepherds paths, stalking tracks and footpaths. Some hike-a-bike in winter as parts marshy, but generally a great XC route with a bit of everything. Can be joined onto Loch Ordie trail for longer loop.

Access Info

Turn left off of road through Balnamoan farm, just before Tullimet. then carry on gravel track.

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More Stats for Lochan Oisinneach Beag paths bike trail
  • Altitude change
    593 ft
  • Altitude min
    584 ft
  • Altitude start
    584 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,177 ft
  • Grade
    0.917%
  • Grade max
    -16.481%
  • Grade min
    17.317%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,298 ft
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on Oct 25, 2018
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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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  • 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
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
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      Lochan... Trail Reports

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      Oct 25, 2018 @ 10:59am
      Oct 25, 2018
      Wet and muddy at a few points but still passable.
      Nov 20, 2017 @ 4:30am
      Nov 20, 2017
      Very marshy and boggy at some points around the top of the loch an, still rideable if you get on the heather quick enough! Easy to shoulder and...
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