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How hard is Glentress black?

How hard is Glentress black?

The Black Route or V Trail is the most technically difficult of the mountain bike routes at Glentress; at 18 miles it’s also the longest. The total ascent is 870 metres, it includes over twelve miles of purpose-built single track, flowing descents, steep drops and water splashes. The scenery is pretty good too!

How long is the blue route at Glentress?

The Glentress Blue Route This route is split into a lower loop and upper loop – each 5 miles / 8km long. Start at the trailhead at Glentress Peel and climb as far as the Buzzards Nest. Then either descend on the bottom loop or continue on, to include the upper loop too.

Is Glentress open?

All trails are open at Glentress, Forest of Ae, Glentrool and Innerleithen. All trails are open at Kirroughtree with a short closure on the black route. Due to ongoing tree felling work at Mabie the Big Views (green) and Woodhead (blue) Loops are closed.

How long is glentress red?

This is 600m long with a 50 metre drop – take care at the bridges. Following this there are two short sections of singletrack with brief sections on roads to get you across the Glentress Burn and on to Cardie Hill.

Where is the golfie?

The Golfie, Innerleithen | Scotland.

Where is the Golfie Innerleithen?

What is the Golfie Innerleithen?

Caberston Forest, or the Golfie as its commonly known, is home to some of the legendary Tweed Valley natural trails. 3G, Repeat Offender, Flat White and Waterworld all twist their way down the steep slopes of this unassuming hill to the north of Innerleithen.

How long is the lower green route at Glentress?

The Lower Green Route starts and finishes at the Glentress Peel Visitor Centre. It has gentle gradients, making it a good introduction to novice mountain bikers. It is 3.5 km in length, and passes through the forest’s ancient trees.

Where does the Glentress mountain biking trail start?

This trail starts and finishes at the Glentress Peel Visitor Centre. The route has gentle gradients and mellow bends that are a perfect introduction to mountain biking. A fabulous trail that provides stunning views of Peebles, the Tweed Valley and the surrounding hills.

How long is the trail from Glentress to buzzards nest?

This route is split into a lower loop and upper loop – each 5 miles / 8km long. Start at the trailhead at Glentress Peel and climb as far as the Buzzards Nest. Then either descend on the bottom loop or continue on, to include the upper loop too. So many highlights, including Berm Baby Berm, Blue Velvet, Good Game.

Where is the car park at Glentress in Scotland?

Glentress is just 2.4 km east of Peebles on the A72. The main car park at Glentress Peel is off the entrance drive to the right, next to The Gateway. More trails start from the Buzzard’s Nest car park, higher in the forest. You can also catch a bus to Glentress Peel, as buses to Melrose pass the entrance to the forest.