This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
3,560 ft
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-581 ft
Descent
00:08:40
Avg time

Rocky Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Caberston
    Innerleithen
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Slippery when wet due to grass
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #118952 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #22170 in E-Biking
    • #19352 in Trail Running
    • #16041 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 20 in E-Biking
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager
    Forest and Land Scotland

A breath taking drop down what is locally known as Rocky towards the old Hill Fort.

Access Info

Head up the Leithen Road climb fire road then rather than take a left up to the reservoir, continue until the road turns left and it opens up. Just head straight along the ridge and drop down towards Innerleithen.

This trail is popular with walkers so please be sensitive to their needs and at the end it also joins a popular dog walking path so moderate the speeds.

This trail is unsanctioned.

More Stats for Rocky hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -581 ft
  • Altitude min
    714 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,303 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,295 ft
  • Altitude end
    715 ft
  • Grade
    -16.3%
  • Grade max
    -96.6%
  • Grade min
    12.8%
  • Distance climb
    289 ft
  • Distance down
    3,071 ft
  • Distance flat
    200 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:51
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Status:
on Dec 23, 2021
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Rocky Trail Reports

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      Dec 23, 2021 @ 6:11am
      Dec 23, 2021
      reporter Inspected and deemed open
      Sep 8, 2021 @ 4:02am
      Sep 8, 2021
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 1:53pm
      Aug 7, 2018
      Nice after a shower last night
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 5:59am
      Aug 5, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 96 rides
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      Photos

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      241 |
      Apr 25, 2016 @ 11:45am
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      550 |
      Apr 10, 2010 @ 1:03pm
      Apr 10, 2010
      | 3 comments
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      Apr 10, 2010 @ 1:01pm
      Apr 10, 2010
      | 4 comments
      583 |
      Apr 10, 2010 @ 1:00pm
      Apr 10, 2010

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