This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
1,132 ft
Distance
-104 ft
Descent
00:01:20
Avg time

Tower Descent Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kirkhill Forest
    Aberdeen
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All Year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #29880 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #2012 in E-Biking
    • #14056 in Trail Running
    • #24634 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015

Rocky pedally descent. Plenty of lines to pick through to get the speed up. Some bits are much rockier than others

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Tower Descent mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -104 ft
  • Altitude min
    718 ft
  • Altitude max
    823 ft
  • Altitude start
    823 ft
  • Altitude end
    718 ft
  • Grade max
    -14.893%
  • Grade min
    -1.409%
  • Distance down
    1,132 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:21
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Status:
on Sep 18, 2021
Variable
Avg: 4 (7 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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      Directions to tower-descent-33900 trailhead (57.204670, -2.259200)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 222 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,615 rides
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      10 |
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 3:08pm
      Jun 26, 2021

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Activities Week - Kirkhill
      8 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Scottemtb (Jun 19, 2020 at 9:40)
       Best trail at Kirkhill very rocky and so much fun
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      Kirkhill - Tower Descent
      807 | Apr 29, 2017 , Aberdeen
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