Rocks and roots

Calders

The first part of the descent down the ridgeline is rocky and loose - still quite fast followed by a long grassy descent all the way back to the road. Not that technical or steep, but the grass encourages you to go fast and then these small grassy drop offs catch you out. Despite being a gorgeous day we saw only 3 other groups on this ride, meaning that you can sweat and swear your way up the ascent without offendign anybody, and let the brakes off on the descent without killing anybody! Either way, for this ride the jury is still out as to whether the views, solitude, "summit feeling" (rare for a mtb ride) and fast descent justify the endless push!

Rating: 2, "Worth a ride if you are in the area".
Added: 2014-03-15 , Last updated: 2014-03-15
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