3,677 ft
Distance
25 ft
Climb
-179 ft
Descent
642 ft
High Point

The Elf Details

  • Riding area
    Balquhidder
    Strathyre
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2017

The Elf serves as a great X-Country loop, or as a good warm-up ride in Balquhidder before going up to the trails on the North side of the Glen. It offers a rolling 900 or so metres with only a couple of technical parts. In the winter there are a couple of pretty wet sections which the local trail builders will attend to in 2018. Worth a ride...

Access Info

With Parking at Balquhidder Hall or the Kirk ride south up Glen Buckie and stop 30 metres before the cattle grid. The start of the trail is on your left.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for The Elf mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -154 ft
  • Altitude min
    488 ft
  • Altitude start
    642 ft
  • Altitude end
    488 ft
  • Grade
    -4.195%
  • Grade max
    -11.621%
  • Grade min
    8.526%
  • Distance climb
    685 ft
  • Distance down
    2,574 ft
  • Distance flat
    392 ft
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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