The 7stanes mountain biking centres have award-winning trails with some of the best mountain biking in the country. Mabie, near Dumfries. Catering for. With the remnants of ideas and experiments to be found at every turn, riding in Mabie Forest is like taking a tour through a trail-building. The 7stanes trail twists and turns on itself and there are always opportunities to repeat a section or miss a section out if you can understand your trail map. Mabie .
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Great skills and freeride park and mini 4X is good fun Decent red route Always a good day out. Nov 4, 6: The darkside is permanently closed so don’t bother with that. Felt like it meandered a bit in the middle of the red trail. Difficulty Status Condition Popularity?
We have stayed here teail several occasions as a family, dog included and have been made to feel really welcome. This is a 7stanes Black grade trail, which is a great introduction to northshore, beginning low to the ground and gradually becoming more and more risky.
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Jun 11, 1: A great, but little known, mzbie is the ‘Qualifier’ to the dark side which is off the main 7stanes Blue route. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
Buzzing with nature Definitely Mabie. Dec 30, ride log. Mabie forest is far more extensive than the bit at the trail centre. The 7stanes trail twists and turns on itself and there are always opportunities to repeat a section or miss a section out if you can understand your trail map. Sep 13, 1: Trail passes under dead wood and multiple Mabie Forest itself has a beautiful mixture of indigenous and plantation trees and there are plenty of quiet spots with good views on the way round.
For near-professionals only, this 7stanes trail is separated away from the main trails and seems to last forever when you are concentrating hard. There are also lots of natural trials that have been developed by the locals which do offer variation but these are not marked anywhere so local knowledge is required. The Blue loops make the most of this and take you past the lochs in the forest.
Mabie Forest Park is in the care of the Forestry Commission who have put considerable effort into “one of the most popular destinations in the area for outdoor recreation”.
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This is a fair claim on their part considering the range of walking routes, mountain bike routes and other facilities which are laid on for the visitor here like a ma play park and an area for having barbecues. Since the early 90 ‘ s Mabie led the way in Scottish waymarked trails. Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden.
Nearby Areas name distance Shambellie 2 3. User Review Good Points. Only really a couple of stand-out bits on the red route, its good but not excellent. Recent Comments username type title comment date Gap trail Upper Descender Bender Slightly rough start to this flow trail but I felt it meandered a bit after this but there were a few good sections to finish.
Dec 31, ride log. Already have an account? I have gone through far too many rear mech hangers up there and the shore is miles away from the trail center- it’s a long walk back! This is a mix of natural and hand carved terrain. There are tgail of natural trails down there especially at Troston Hill and Waterloo Tower.
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Grooms Cottage Suitable for Sleeps up to 4. Dec 31, 7: Skills Development Did it develop or push your skills and leave you with more to come back and learn.
trwil Flowy, fast berms with plenty of little rollers mabje pop off. Caution on Nov 4, B beardedbiggs Top 10 Reviewer 34 reviews. Dec 28, The orange kona dark side is closed pretty much permanently and no not in good repair, although The Race Track is still okay but it’s a very long way from any of the normal trail.
Jun 7, Aug 27, Dec 26, 5: I enjoy a bit of climbing so don’t mind the climbs required for maximum enjoyment going down. If you are a new or intermediate rider, magie blue- and red-graded features are ideal for practising your skills before riding the trails or prior to moving up a trail grade. February 27, Updated: Open region in mobile app.
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Trail Ridden Direction The intendid direction a trail should be ridden. It consists mainly of narrow elevated wooden “North Shore” sections with some granite thrown in for good measure. Mabie Forest, just on the outskirts of Dumfries nestled in Southern Scotland is home trajl a vast choice of walks and trails for all ages and abilities, world class 7 Stanes mountain biking trailsadventure playground, wildlife and butterfly reserve.
Mabie Forest Mabie Forest, just on the outskirts of Dumfries nestled in Southern Scotland is home to a vast choice of walks traail trails for all ages and abilities, world class 7 Stanes mountain biking trailsadventure playground, wildlife and butterfly reserve. So if you are there for the day do the red in the morning and do a bit of exploration in the afternoon.
There is a link road down at Lochaber Loch which gives access to another part of the wood. Don’t waste mabje time on the dark side though.