Length: 14 mi (22.5 km)
Elevation: +657/652 ft
Total: 4 riders
Mountain Biking Bein Damh Loop
#50 of 54 mountain bike trails in Scotland
#12386 in the world
A great trail for a short day. Some great technical riding along with faster sections. The trails can get extremely wet and boggy if there has been rain so be prepared.
Before you go
- No Drinking water
- No E-bikes permitted
- No Fat biking allowed in winter
- No Fee required
- No Lift service
- No Night riding allowed
- No Pump track
- No Restrooms
Start at the viewpoint 2 km west of the Torridon Hotel. Head west along the road for around 800 m to the start of a track signposted Loch Damph.
Head along this track and along the side of the Loch, past the fish farm buildings until it ends at a cottage
Continue on singletrack along the side of the loch until you reach a junction at a small wood just past the head of the loch and before crossing a burn.
Take the track that heads left to follow the burn at a distance. This path climbs up around the South side of Beinn Damh, with some technical ascent and short sections of pushing/carrying (for mere mortals) until a bealach is reached between Beinn Damh and Beinn na h-Eaglaise
The track now descends with varying trail surfaces; some hard and fast, some loose and technical until a burn is reached at which point you must go up the burn a short distance to find a suitable place to cross before descending through a small forest until the road is reached just West of the Torridon Hotel.
Head West along the road and back to the car.
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