5,006 ft
Distance
35 ft
Climb
-305 ft
Descent
00:10:54
Avg time

Spooky Wood Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Glentress
    Peebles
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    puddly after rain in winter
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #187 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2014

From the bench at the top. Great flowing descent with drops, jumps and (now slightly rough) berms. Glentress Classic. Can work with Shallow grave , or continued on to mud and roots or Super G

Access Info

Waymarked on Red Route.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Spooky Wood mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -270 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,522 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,791 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,791 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,522 ft
  • Grade max
    -19.178%
  • Grade min
    11.066%
  • Distance climb
    729 ft
  • Distance down
    4,034 ft
  • Distance flat
    242 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:10
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Jul 19, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.4 (40 votes)

view (6,537)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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 Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

LEGEND
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
  • Ideal
  • 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 spooky-wood-17734 trailhead (55.672770, -3.133140)
      update trails status or condition

      Spooky Wood Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 2:20am
      Jul 19, 2020
      Mar 14, 2020 @ 6:49am
      Mar 14, 2020
      Mar 1, 2020 @ 9:02am
      Mar 1, 2020
      Wet and snowy at the top so it is quite sloppy but rideable, would recommend pushing up the hill but still rideable on the decline.
      Feb 14, 2020 @ 6:46am
      Feb 14, 2020
      heavy snow until 3/4 of the way down
      Feb 4, 2020 @ 4:02am
      Feb 4, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 64 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 495 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,328 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      28 |
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 11:45am
      Sep 24, 2019
      17 |
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 11:44am
      Sep 24, 2019
      30 |
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 11:42am
      Sep 24, 2019
      15 |
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 11:39am
      Sep 24, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      more »
      titleratingdistance
      Glentress 11k route
      7 miles
      Top notch enduro action
      13 miles
      Glentress- my best of
      12 miles
      EWS #3 2015 Cannondale Alpine Bikes World Enduro - Day 2 race
      18 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Hardy73 (Nov 13, 2014 at 8:42)
       good red trail, getting rough in places now, but a good decent, great berms and jumps
      [Reply]

      Post a Comment



      You must login to Pinkbike.
      Don't have an account? Sign up

      Join Pinkbike  Login

      Videos

      more »
      youtuber WHEELS ON THE GROUND IN SCOTLAND | Mountain...
      12:57 | 500 | May 30, 2018 , Peebles
      Glentress Red MTB Trail - Mountain Biking in...
      13:23 | 114 | May 13, 2020 , Peebles
      Glentress - Black Route / Red Route / Blue...
      19:24 | 188 | Sep 25, 2019 , Peebles
      Scotland Trip   Glentress Part 1
      12:14 | 202 | Jun 14, 2019 , Peebles
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.