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Ben Chonzie Mountain Bike Advice

Ben Chonzie Mountain Bike Advice


Postby Spider » Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:36 pm

Hi, I know this is short notice but I am heading to do the above Munro tomorrow 03.09.20, could I come down on a mountain bike most of the way from the top, is the track which is most of the way ok for a mountain bike, some advice would be great,
Thanks in advance
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Re: Ben Chonzie Mountain Bike Advice

Postby prog99 » Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:39 pm

Assuming you mean the glen lednock approach then it’s a somewhat stony Land Rover track. Suspect rideable but I’ve only been on it in winter.
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Re: Ben Chonzie Mountain Bike Advice

Postby Sunset tripper » Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:05 pm

I've only done it when the tops been snow covered also. I dont think its worth taking the bike though unless you are really into that sort of thing.

All the best :D
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Re: Ben Chonzie Mountain Bike Advice

Postby Spider » Wed Sep 02, 2020 8:29 pm

Thanks guys, will leave the bike me thinks
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Re: Ben Chonzie Mountain Bike Advice

Postby scoob999 » Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:39 pm

The tracks not bad, easy enough for a mountain bike to save some time. you can walk it in 3-4hrs if you're fast though :D
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Re: Ben Chonzie Mountain Bike Advice

Postby Spider » Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:30 pm

Yeah could have taken the bike as track is ok for a mountain bike if anyone wants to knock time off the day. Looks like fun on way down for bike.
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Re: Ben Chonzie Mountain Bike Advice

Postby WalkWithWallace » Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:45 pm

Cycle in from the Loch Turret car park, you get quite far in leaving a nice short climb to the summit. It's a far more interesting approach than Glen Lednock too.
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