1,132 ft
Distance
-104 ft
Descent
00:01:19
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
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All Year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #35034 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 90 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
  • 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
    00:01:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:09
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Status:
on Nov 28, 2020
Variable
Avg: 3.85 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
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Max Vehicle Width
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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

  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to tower-descent-33900 trailhead (57.204670, -2.259200)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 16 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 340 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,615 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Activities Week - Kirkhill
      8 miles

      1 Review & Comments

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