2,455 ft
Distance
22 ft
Climb
-156 ft
Descent
00:03:35
Avg time

Zoom Or Bust Details

  • 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
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #413 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking

Rooty and tight in places. Lots of ruts and awkward roots to catch you out. Great place to see improvement on Strava but no cut lines!

Access Info

Climb past bike park, at the red/black split, take the left (black route) and the start of Zoom Or Bust is on your left. At the bottom of Zoom Or Bust, either go straight on to follow Janet's Brae into Peebles, or go left and use the green route to take you back to Buzzards' Nest Car Park.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Zoom Or Bust bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -134 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,071 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,218 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,218 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,084 ft
  • Grade max
    -22.233%
  • Grade min
    11.733%
  • Distance climb
    407 ft
  • Distance down
    1,651 ft
  • Distance flat
    397 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:35
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Status:
on Jan 20, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.75 (11 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

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 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
      Directions to zoom-or-bust trailhead (55.662100, -3.152620)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 15 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 384 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,096 rides
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      Photos

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      29 |
      Apr 16, 2018 @ 5:31am
      Apr 16, 2018
      Zoom Or Bust, Scottish Borders
      120 |
      Jan 19, 2018 @ 8:24am
      Jan 19, 2018
      Zoom Or Bust, Scottish Borders
      314 |
      Oct 14, 2016 @ 7:18am
      Oct 14, 2016
      Zoom Or Bust, Peebles
      119 |
      Oct 14, 2016 @ 7:18am
      Oct 14, 2016
      Zoom Or Bust, Peebles

      Routes with this trail

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      Videos

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      Glentress - Zoom or Bust
      3:43 | 933 | Nov 15, 2011 , Peebles
      Race Link/Zoom or Bust
      3:15 | 414 | Nov 21, 2012 , Peebles
      You Brought The Wrong Bike
      4:15 | 425 | Sep 1, 2012 , Peebles
      Zoom or Bust
      2:55 | 187 | Apr 10, 2011 , Peebles
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