Scotland Mountain Biking Vertebrate Guide Book
Scotland Mountain Biking is a mountain bike guide to Scotland featuring 25 adventurous rides suitable for all levels of ability.
The guide is split into three sections, Southern & Central Scotland, North West Scotland and Highlands, North East Scotland & Cairngorms – the guide includes challenging mountain passes, woodland singletrack, Munro peaks and gentle loch-side rides.
Each route is described with OS 1:50 000 mapping plus easy-to-follow directions, details of distance, time and difficulty, refreshment stops
The Wild Trails features 24 of the best and more adventurous mountain bike rides in Scotland.
The routes range from 6.5 to 290 kilometres in length, and are suitable for all levels of mountain bikers. Split into three sections, Southern & Central Scotland, North-West Scotland & Highlands, and North-East Scotland & Cairngorms, this book includes challenging mountain passes, magical woodland singletrack, Munro peaks and idyllic spins past ancient lochs.
The routes include a classic Torridon Circuit, Glen Sligachan on Skye, man-made and natural trails around the Minch Moor at Innerleithen, Munro Mount Keen, the end-to-end Corrieyairack Pass, and a big-mountain loop around Ben Alder.
A Bonus Section includes the Fort William to Montrose Coast to Coast route. See below.
The book is written by Scottish mountain bike guide Phil McKane and includes stunning photography by Andy McCandlish. It features Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 maps; easy-to-follow directions; details of distance, times and difficulty; and refreshment stops and local knowledge.
No of Pages: 194
Page Size: 120 x 175 mm
ISBN 10: 1906148104
ISBN 13: 9781906148102
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
Published Date: May 2009
Edition: 2019 Revised reprint
Illustrations: colour photos and OS maps
The book includes notes on a coast to coast Scotland mountain bike route, but recommend using OS maps for enough detail to ride from. Contact me if you would like me to organise those.