2,041 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-502 ft
Descent
00:06:21
Avg time
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Rudder Details

  • Riding Area
    Newtyle Hill
    Dunkeld
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, RD, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Pump Track, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster, Skinny, Teeter Totter, Wallride, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #7488 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

Steep and rooty with catch berms in the corners.. Not for the fainthearted

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Rudder bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -500 ft
  • Altitude min
    392 ft
  • Altitude max
    892 ft
  • Altitude start
    892 ft
  • Altitude end
    392 ft
  • Grade
    -24.506%
  • Grade max
    -53.965%
  • Grade min
    0.29%
  • Distance climb
    24 ft
  • Distance down
    1,933 ft
  • Distance flat
    83 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:21
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Status:
on Jul 31, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (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.

  • > 96%
  • > 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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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
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      Rudder Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 31, 2018 @ 7:55am
      Jul 31, 2018
      Pretty good, tiny bit overgrown in sections
      Jul 15, 2018 @ 12:34pm
      Jul 15, 2018
      Dry,dry,dry and loose - :)
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 10:23am
      Jul 1, 2018
      Dusty and loose, fast!
      Apr 15, 2018 @ 2:05am
      Apr 15, 2018
      reporter
      Mar 20, 2018 @ 1:36am
      Mar 20, 2018
      Crisp hard ground! Few loose stones
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 52 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 635 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      23 |
      Dec 9, 2017 @ 10:58am
      Dec 9, 2017
      Rudder, Dunkeld
      44 |
      Nov 6, 2017 @ 3:13pm
      Nov 6, 2017
      Rudder, Edinburgh

      Routes with this trail

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      Highland Perthshire Dunkeld Enduro 2016 race
      20 miles

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      Dunkeld Enduro 2016
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