Torridon is renowned for it’s mountain biking terrain but it can seem daunting for some.
That’s why we have adventures to suit everyone from beginners to experienced riders. Come and spend the weekend biking round some of the best single track in Scotland with our experienced and qualified guides. We can’t promise it will be dry but we can promise that you’ll end the day with an ear to ear grin!
Friday 28th September
Kenmore to Applecross (Intermediate) – A fantastic ride for anyone wanting to get into some remote terrain but prefer to cycle their bikes rather than carry them! The terrain is a mixture of forest trails and some natural single-track. This ride takes in some superb views and drops into the magnificent Applecross without the need to tackle any highly technical terrain. We even get midway stop at the Applecross Inn! 30km Fitness – 3, Technical – 3
Gairloch and Flowerdale (Beginner) – If you are relatively new to mountain biking then Gairloch and Flowerdale Estate is a great place to get acquainted with your stead! Our experienced guides will show you the trails and give you the best experience from the day as well as sharing their knowledge of the area. The area is great for getting some miles under your belt and exploring the forests, rivers and waterfalls. We can also stop in any of the nearby coffee shops for some extra fuel!
20-30km Fitness – 2, Technical – 2
Saturday 29th September
Torridon Loop (Intermediate to Advanced) – The infamous Torridon Loop is not to be taken lightly. With two unforgettable descents, the climbs are tough but achievable with some hike-a-bike to make it into a real mountain bike adventure. You’ll struggle to find a more memorable and wild day out on a bike in the rest of the UK. The Torridon Loop is an essential trip for any UK mountain biker. 47km 800m+ Descent. Fitness – 4+, Technical – 4
Coulin Estate (Beginner) – A short drive will give us access to Coulin Estate which has some super accessible and inclusive trails to build up confidence on your bike and provide a fun and relaxed day. We have different options for our route including a bothy stop and a cracking view over to the opposite glen. 20-30km (500m descent) Fitness – 2, Technical – 2
Sunday 30th September
Letterewe Estate (Intermediate to Advanced) – Take a ride into one of the most remote parts of the UK. Starting from Poolewe we will head into Letterewe Estate along a well-maintained path offering some fantastic riding in the shadows of an impressive set of Munros. This route has options to vary the distance and difficulty as well as the potential of a lunch stop at a bothy. 35 – 40km 600m-1000m ascent Fitness – 4, Technical – 4