The 7stanes mountain biking centres have award-winning trails with some of the best mountain biking in the country. Mabie, near Dumfries. Catering for. With the remnants of ideas and experiments to be found at every turn, riding in Mabie Forest is like taking a tour through a trail-building. The 7stanes trail twists and turns on itself and there are always opportunities to repeat a section or miss a section out if you can understand your trail map. Mabie .

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Local Trail Supporters Clive Forth. This is a fair claim on their part considering the range of walking routes, mountain bike routes and other facilities which are laid on for the visitor here like a chilkdren’s play park and an area for having barbecues.

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You must login to Trailforks. W Wadam00 Top 10 Reviewer 23 reviews. This is a 7stanes Black grade trail, which is a great introduction to northshore, beginning low to the ground and gradually mabir more and more risky. There is plenty of parking space for the forest park.

Dec 30, 6: I enjoy a bit of climbing so don’t mind the climbs required for maximum enjoyment going down. User Review Good Points. The Dark Side is an orange 3. Descender Bender is generally pretty good but the new makeover it got last year feels a bit too artificial I think it is The Elevator that is particularly good and the last wee bits of descent.

The woods themselves are very pleasant to walk through as you can see from the pictures below. It is made up of public and forest road. The red trail at Mabie benefits from one of the most fun jabie in the whole of the 7 Stanes- Descender Bender, a great flowing section in three parts with many berms and jumps.


We rode the red trail although there was a small diversion in place. Mabie is part of the 7stanes network.

The new generation of 7stanes trails at Mabie feature tight singletrack sections that arrive in stages. If you are a new or intermediate rider, its blue- and red-graded features are ideal for practising your skills before riding the trails or prior to moving up a trail grade.

This is a mix of natural and hand carved terrain. Variety of trail grades decent length of route nicer forest than other trail centres.

If done at a good speed with minimal rest stops the trail has good flow and fireroad is kept to a minimum.

Share If you have ridden the mountain bike trails at Mabie Forest then please hrail your experiences and post your reviews, pictures, videos and tracks to the listing. Mabie’s I mabie’s nah. We have stayed here on several occasions as a family, dog included and have been made to feel really welcome.

You will be able to upload media trsil after you submit your review. Last descent was not as good as others e. Under 5km 5 km 20km 21 – 30km. Mabie forest lies just of the A around 6. Direction Trail Flow Color.

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Featured Accommodation and Services. Winter night riding is much more rewarding as the walkers paths are available. Some of the sections here are excellent and allow for a real mixture of riding. Nov 4, 6: Aug 27, Mix of obstacles, berms, jumps, drops, shore etc.

As for mountain biking, Mabie is one of the widely acclaimed Seven Stanes mountain biking trails which are scattered across the south of Scotland.


Mabie Forest, just on the outskirts of Dumfries nestled in Southern Scotland is home to a vast choice of walks and trails for all ages and abilities, world class 7 Stanes mountain biking trailsadventure playground, wildlife and butterfly reserve.

Michelle Warren, stayed October – Facebook – 6 Nov With stunning views across mabid picturesque Solway coast and beyond at almost every turn, and plenty of wildlife watching opportunities throughout the forest there really is something for everyone at Mabie. Northshore, fast singletrack Highlight The 7stanes trail twists and mabiie on itself and there are always opportunities to repeat a section or miss a section out if you can understand your trail map.

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Stats Avg Trail Rating. I was told that there would be a lot of fire road this was not the case on the Red, brilliant. It also includes a fantastic m freeride line with plenty of sections for you to practise your jumping technique.

The trailhead and bike shop are close by the parking facilities at Mabie House. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.

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Difficulty Status Condition Popularity? Great red loop and fun 4x track. The orange kona dark side is closed pretty much permanently and no not in good repair, although The Race Track is still okay but it’s a very long way from any of the normal trail.