Mountain Biking in West and North West Scotland
Schottland, Highlands

Mountain Biking in West and North West Scotland

Schottland, Highlands
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Guide Vereinigtes Königreich Schottland Great Britain United Kingdom Nordwesten Scotland Mountainbike Mountainbiken Outdoor Schottische Highlands Hebrides Inner Hebrides MTB Great Glen skye West Highland Way Outer Hebrides Ullapool Fort William MTB-Guide Schottisches Hochland Routes MTB-Führer Torridon Ride
This guidebook to mountain biking routes in North and North West Scotland describes 25 MTB routes north of the Great Glen, Covering a large geographical area, including Fort William, Rannoch Moor, Glen Spean, Ben Nevis, Sutherland, Torridon and Skye, the routes give a real flavour of the variety of different bike riding available. The routes range from 19.5km to 73.25km, graded moderate to very hard. Many are long and committing, so good preparation and fitness are essential, and in some cases a willingness to "hike and bike".

Each route has a clear and detailed route description along with 1:50,000 OS mapping and a height profile. All routes have key information, including distance on and off-road, ascent, grade, time and the nearest pub and cafe. There is also advice on equipment, planning and preparation, and maintenance, before you hit the trails.

Scotland is rightly regarded as one of the world's top mountain bike destinations, with magnificent riding and stunning scenery. From the self-proclaimed Outdoor Capital of the UK, Fort William, to the majesty of the Outdoor Hebrides, this guide you will access some of the wildest and remote parts of Scotland, offering scintillating single track, challenging descents, incredible mountain vistas and many rewarding days in the saddle.

A guidebook to 25 mountain bike routes in the West and North West of Scotland. Exploring the high mountains and wildness of the Scottish Highlands, the routes are graded blue (moderate) to black (very hard) and are perfect for cycling May through September.

  • Routes range from 20-73km (12-46 miles) and can be enjoyed in 2-8 hours
  • Routes cover Fort William, Rannoch Moor, Glen Spean, Ben Nevis, Sutherland, Outer Hebrides, Torridon and Skye
  • Highlights include Tour of Ben Nevis, Loch Lochy, Three Cols of Torridon, Tour of Ben Damph, the Harris Hills
  • 1:50:000 OS maps are included for each route
  • GPX files available to download
  • Detailed information on accommodation, facilities and bike shops
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