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Nevis Red Trail XC

7 reviews

The Nevis Red Mountain bike Trail near Fort William is a new downhill xc route starting at 643m that winds its way across Aonach Mor's awesome mountainscape. Read more

place Nevis Range Mountain Bike Trails, Fort William, PH33 6SQ



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Trail Reviews Summary

Fun factor
Fun factor 9.2857 out of 10
Trail variety
Trail variety 9.4286 out of 10
Trail quality
Trail quality 9.4286 out of 10
Facilities 9.2857 out of 10
Location 9.2857 out of 10

"Be confident and you'll have a blast"
Review by: twistedchainstay on 23 July 2017

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The Nevis Red Trail is a new downhill xc route starting at 643m at the base of the Quad chair (for those of you that ski or board here) the new trail winds its way across Aonach Mor's awesome mountainscape.

The newly built part of the trail ends at (gondola) Tower 8. There, you cross the downhill and join the forest road, then cut back on the puggy line, finishing down the sandy brae into the carpark.

2009 Season - Wed 24 June - Sun 13 September 2009
Times - gondola uplift for bikes available 10.15am - 3.45pm
Open - every day in the season other than certain race, maintenance & bad weather days
Weather closures - in certain circumstances weather can affect gondola uplift for bike and the trails
Age restrictions - riders need to be 12 years and above

The Stats
Grading - Red XC
Access - gondola uplift
Length - more than 5.5km we think!
Start altitude - 643m
Finish altitude - 100m
Vertical drop - 543m
Finish - Nevis Range carpark or Witch's Trails XC

The Features
Overall - steep, rugged & tough
Track - wide single track
Surface - timber boardwalk, bedrock, gravel, rock gardens
Features - berms, rock steps, jumps, drops, gap jumps


  • Parking Parking
  • Toilets Toilets
  • Bike Hire Bike Hire
  • Bike Wash Bike Wash
  • Cafe Cafe
  • Uplift Service Uplift Service


Nearest Town: Fort William
Sat Nav: PH33 6SQ

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Please note: Distance is calculated as air distance or "as the crow flies" the most direct route between two points, so the distance by road maybe slightly longer.

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Last modified: 2018-05-17 13:46:57

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