1 miles
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-920 ft
Descent
00:11:39
Avg time

Rake & Ruin Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Birnam Hill
    Dunkeld
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3741 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

Descent from the top of Birnam Hill (King's Seat), via the rim of Birnam quarry. Often used as a stage in the Dunkeld Enduro

Access Info

Access via Birnam Hill walker's path

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Rake & Ruin bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -916 ft
  • Altitude min
    308 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,224 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,224 ft
  • Altitude end
    308 ft
  • Grade
    -16.9%
  • Grade max
    -63.9%
  • Grade min
    3.9%
  • Distance climb
    135 ft
  • Distance down
    5,079 ft
  • Distance flat
    210 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:24
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Status:
on Aug 25, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.8 (10 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to rake--ruin trailhead (56.541410, -3.575450)
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      Rake & Ruin Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 4:04am
      Aug 25, 2019
      Jul 20, 2019 @ 8:31am
      Jul 20, 2019
      Lovely
      May 13, 2019 @ 4:45am
      May 13, 2019
      Apr 7, 2019 @ 11:33am
      Apr 7, 2019
      No issues
      Feb 6, 2019 @ 3:17am
      Feb 6, 2019
      Large area of blue ice on upper quarry section.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 147 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 425 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      38 |
      Jun 3, 2019 @ 8:15am
      Jun 3, 2019
      57 |
      Jan 6, 2018 @ 1:33am
      Jan 6, 2018
      69 |
      Aug 28, 2017 @ 10:52pm
      Aug 28, 2017
      54 |
      Aug 8, 2017 @ 5:28am
      Aug 8, 2017

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Dunkeld Enduro 2019
      28 miles
      Dunkeld Part 2
      7 miles
      Highland Perthshire Dunkeld Enduro 2016 race
      20 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag PedroH (Oct 6, 2018 at 6:51)
       Rides brilliantly - dry and fast
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Woody407 (Aug 30, 2019 at 14:54)
       Wet as an otter's pocket and slippier than a jellied eel
      [Reply]

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      Videos

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      2016 Dunkeld Enduro Stage 3
      5:02 | 120 | Jan 24, 2019 , Dunkeld
      Rake n ruin in the mist
      7:57 | 20 | Aug 14, 2019 , Dunkeld
      Rake n Ruin in front of Sam
      6:26 | 11 | Aug 14, 2019 , Dunkeld
      Dunkeld, Rake & Ruin
      4:52 | 187 | Feb 16, 2019 , Dunkeld
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