The route Offroad & Mountain Biking – East Rhidorroch circuit starts and finishes here in Ullapool. Do the route (anti-clockwise) to East Rhidorroch estate, via Braes of Ullapool and Leckmelm.

Length: Approx. 18 miles – 29 km
Duration: 2 – 4 hr
Ascent: 1530 ft. – 465 m
Terrain: Tarmac, Track, Singletrack
Difficulty: Black especially because of the descent to East Rhidorroch
Notes: Expect Quarry vehicles to be in operation


Highlights

  • Breathtaking views of Loch and Glen Achall and exploring East Rhidorroch Estate
  • Magnificent sight with Creag Ghrianach on the side of the trail
  • Epic technical descent to East Rhidorroch
  • On way out, you can go for a dip into the River Ullapool at the Bridge or into Loch Achall


Description

This route starts and finishes here in Ullapool. Do the route (anti-clockwise) to East Rhidorroch estate, via Braes of Ullapool and Leckmelm.

Although with a number of steep climbs from one Glen to the other, this is soon forgotten with spectacular views, especially of An Teallach as you ride up Strath Nimhe.

Along the plateau, the views open up and you can see the remote Munro Seana Bhraigh dominating the skyline to the East.

The decent to E Rhidorroch Lodge is awesome fun and offers a good challenge and technical descending skills for expert cyclists only.

After this, you are rewarded with a nice cruise through the estate, along Loch Achall, with views of Beinn Gobhlach as you take the final few miles in through the quarry and home.

This is route is done best with a Mountain Bike.


Gallery – Offroad & Mountain Biking – East Rhidorroch Circuit

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