1,059 ft
Distance
-242 ft
Descent
00:03:23
Avg time

Mud And Roots Details

  • Riding Area
    Glentress
    Peebles
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Global Ranking
    #14138 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking

Steep, with big nobbly roots and plenty of mud. Be careful to make the ;eft hand turn back into the trail and not sneak down the walkers path like mosy of the quick people on Strava...Unofficial and technical trail with a lot of ways to crash into trees, tree stumps and other nasties.

Access Info

From the bottom of Spooky Woods, turn left to join the Blue Route. Almost immediately, turn right. If you start pedalling up a hill, it's behind you.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Mud And Roots bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -242 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,268 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,511 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,511 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,268 ft
  • Grade max
    -47.884%
  • Grade min
    1.494%
  • Distance down
    1,045 ft
  • Distance flat
    14 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:22
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Status:
on Dec 16, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4.15 (6 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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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
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  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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
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      Mud And Roots Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 108 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,070 rides
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