Glenmore Forest mountain bike trails are made up of a selection of natural trails. Glenmore Forest has Loch Morlich at its heart and is located in the Cairngorms National Park near Aviemore, in the Highlands of Scotland.
There is a visitors centre, parking, cafe and toilets but the trails are not waymarked so come prepared.
Glenmore Forest Trails
- The hard granite base of this area makes for good all year riding i.e. (good drainage). You have every length and ability level from the short easy 3k to 10k bike routes to the hard and advanced 30-40km technical rides. As with all natural MTB centre listings the community canupload their own maps directly to the listing (please do) but we also offer a selection of the best resources we have found out there on the web as below:
- Scottish Sport has some neat natural routes in this area:
- Badaguish Trail (6km).
- Sluggan Trail (extension of 3km to trail).
- Canadian Trail (extension of Sluggan Trail of 2 km).
- MTBtrails.info have a selection of routes from easy through to very hard including the renowned single track loop that passes Glenmore Lodge, coming down the end of the Lairig Ghru. Trails on offer:
- Glenmore & Rothiemurchus a 23.5 mile route that is technically easy.
- Badaguish a 16.6 mile route that is technically moderate.
- Lairig Ghru Circuit a 32.2 mile route that is technically graded very hard.
- Glenmore to Braemar a 26.3 mile route that is technically graded very hard.
- Braemar to Glenmore a 20.6 mile route that is technically graded very hard.
- DMBins is a good source of information and focuses on the skills park facility at Glenmore lodge:
- The Glenmore Lodge Skills Circuit is free to use as a private booking (you need to sign in), but you will need to have the right kit and be at least two of you.
- If you have ridden the mountain bike trails at Glenmore Forest then why not share your experiences and post some routes, pictures, videos or a short review to the listing. You can also if you like "favourite" it too.