Wildcat Trail Loop

An moderate XC loop around the Highland villages and shooting estates of Kingussie & Newtonmore.

Mountain Biking Moderate

Distance
30 km
Ascent
441 m
Descent
439 m
Low Point
223 m
High Point
360 m
Gradient
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Wildcat Trail Loop Map

Description

Ride this all weather route clockwise, never too far from civilisation but with a true highland feel. At perfect bad weather half day ride.

Difficulty

Moderate

Mostly stable trail tread with some variability, with unavoidable obstacles 8in/20cm tall or less. Other obstacles such as rock gullies and steep sections may exist. Ideal for lower intermediate riders.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Features

  • Road sections
  • Wet-weather friendly
  • Roots