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Mountain biking routes

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Three Glens Route

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Grading: hard. An awesome loop with an adventurous mountain crossing. The route features three beautiful glens and a big climb into the upper reaches of Glen Kendrum, followed by a sweeping descent of Gleann Dubh into Glen Dochart. This is wild mountain…

Loch Venachar Circuit

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Grading: moderate. A challenging circuit of contrasting halves centred around the picturesque Loch Venachar. The first part is quiet road-riding along the Invertrossachs Road (NCN7) and a section along the loch shore. The second half is challenging off-roading on the Great Trossachs Path contouring…

Loch Eck Loop

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Grading: moderate / hard. On a clear day, this demanding route reveals magnificent views of Loch Eck, Beinn Mhor and the west coast islands of Jura and Islay. Start / end at Glenbranter on the A815 in the Cowal Peninsula.

Glen Loin Loop

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Grading: hard. An awesome ride through the rugged splendour of the Arrochar Alps. Well-known to local riders, the circuit involves a long climb and stunning mountain scenery, followed by a fast descent and techy single track to finish. Starts / finish in Arrochar.

Glen Finglas & The Meall Route

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Grading: hard. This circuit is well-renowned and gives a tough ride for experienced mountain bikers with plenty of stamina ‘in the bank’. Start and finish in Brig o’ Turk, west of Callander.

Achray Forest Cycle Route

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Grading: moderate. The quiet tracks, lochs and high conifers of the Achray Forest are an enchanting place to explore by bike. This tour through the pine-scented heart of the Trossachs showcases some of the finest landscape and riding the area…

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