3,930 ft
Distance
218 ft
Climb
-59 ft
Descent
00:11:39
Avg time

Pennel's Vennel Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Red
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

OK-ish descent followed by a long slog of a climb. If you pedal past the start and up the horrible, but short access road climb, you'll get to Midgie Bench at the bottom of the Spooky Wood Climb.

Access Info

Marked on the Red Route.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pennel's Vennel mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    158 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,117 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,297 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,135 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,293 ft
  • Grade
    4.022%
  • Grade max
    -9.624%
  • Grade min
    29.638%
  • Distance climb
    2,407 ft
  • Distance down
    1,465 ft
  • Distance flat
    59 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:39
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Status:
on May 3, 2017
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Pennel's Vennel Trail Reports

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May 3, 2017 @ 12:54pm
May 3, 2017
Apr 16, 2017 @ 7:20am
Apr 16, 2017
reporter First part of the descent is permanently closed but it has been replaced with "Cool Runnings" which then leads into the climb
Apr 7, 2015 @ 12:00pm
Apr 7, 2015
Closed due to dangerous windblown trees across the trail. A diversion is in place (reopening date tbc)
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Aug 6, 2006 @ 2:08pm
Aug 6, 2006
Pennel's Vennel, Peebles

Routes with this trail

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Glentress- my best of
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Glentress - Pennel's Vennel
1:54 | 242 | Feb 21, 2012 , Peebles
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