4,221 ft
Distance
-799 ft
Descent
00:09:36
Avg time

Mastermind Details

  • Riding Area
    Ballater
    Ballater
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    wet in places
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #2630 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

steep and sketchy with tight berms throught the trees, very good fun for the experienced. Muddy start.

Access Info

Mast

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mastermind bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -799 ft
  • Altitude min
    730 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,528 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,528 ft
  • Altitude end
    730 ft
  • Grade
    -18.928%
  • Grade max
    -43.543%
  • Grade min
    -0.909%
  • Distance down
    4,179 ft
  • Distance flat
    42 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:36
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Status:
on Nov 8, 2018
Icy
Avg: 5 (4 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • 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 mastermind trailhead (57.072831, -3.027173)
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      Mastermind Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 9:28am
      Nov 8, 2018
      In great condition but very slidy. Good tyres recommend. E.g. Minions DHF/DHR. Vitoria Morsa/Mota
      Jun 18, 2018 @ 3:44pm
      Jun 18, 2018
      All fallen trees cleared and the trail is dry
      Apr 9, 2018 @ 7:35am
      Apr 9, 2018
      Top section is muddy and there is a tree down across the trail on the top third.
      Sep 8, 2017 @ 1:16pm
      Sep 8, 2017
      reporter
      Aug 24, 2017 @ 11:59am
      Aug 24, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 50 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 172 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag lewisbuchan17 (Jun 18, 2018 at 15:42)
       Bone dry
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag 700Pirate (Aug 11, 2018 at 6:16)
       Rained yesterday. Still mostly dry. Great skills builder...
      [Reply]

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