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The Badger Divide

Cairngorms National Park

Milngavie

The Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Explore the length of Scotland on a bikepacking route between Inverness and Glasgow.

Also in East Dunbartonshire, United KingdomGlasgow, United KingdomHighland, United KingdomPerthshire and Kinross, United Kingdom

Mountain Biking Difficult

Distance
340 km
Ascent
4.9 km
Descent
4.9 km
Duration
1 day +
Low Point
8 m
High Point
772 m
Gradient
The Badger Divide Map

This is a popular mountain biking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's an unknown remoteness, it features unknown exposure and is typically done in an unknown time of year. From a low point of 8 m to the maximum altitude of 772 m, the route covers 340 km, 4860 vertical metres of ascent and 4863 vertical metres of descent.

Description

Explore the vast and rugged Scottish landscape between the north and south of the country on this multi-terrain bikepacking route.

Difficulty

Difficult

Mostly stable trail tread with some variability featuring larger and more unavoidable obstacles that may include, but not be limited to: bigger stones, roots, steps, and narrow curves. Compared to lower intermediate, technical difficulty is more advanced and grades of slopes are steeper. Ideal for upper intermediate riders.