Skye has it all when it comes to rides, from beginner to advanced, from mountain bike to road.  Here are the places we like to go......

Waternish Point from Trumpan off road route

A straightforward out and back to Waternish point and the cleared township of Unish via rough 4x4 / Quad track

distance
8.13 ml

Ascent
722 ft

Descent
722 ft

Quiraing Loop off road route

VERY HARD ROUTE. You shouldn't tackle this unless your confident on technical sections of steep singletrack - eg black graded. If you are be prepared for some of the most spectacular scenery and natural single track there is on offer. The only downside is

distance
7.30 ml

Ascent
1299 ft

Descent
1299 ft

The Lookout - Rubha Huinish off road route

A short but enjoyable off road spin to the old Coastgaurd Lookout (now a bothy) above Rubha Hunish

distance
3.55 ml

Ascent
525 ft

Descent
525 ft

Carbost - Glenbrittle - Fairy Pools loop off road route

A great bike loop which starts and finishes at the Old Inn, Carbost. The route takes you into the quiet Glen Eynort and then via forestry tracks into Glenbrittle. You have the option of pedalling the good path out to the fairy pools, before rejoining the

distance
21.38 ml

Ascent
2943 ft

Descent
2943 ft

Broadford - Boreraig - Suisnish loop off road route

A fantastic route mainly off road with some steep sections and a small amount of technical singletrack. The route covers the two cleared townships of Boreraig and Suisnish which are very well preserved.

distance
19.61 ml

Ascent
1791 ft

Descent
1791 ft

MacLeod's Maidens from Orbost Farm off road route

Fantastic route, mixture of forestry road and hard single track. Be prepared for some steep sections and some hike a bike, but you'll be rewarded with epic views

distance
10.34 ml

Ascent
1617 ft

Descent
1608 ft

Raasay - Hallaig and Burma Road off road route

A great mixed terrain route on Raasay. Takes in the cleared village of Hallaig and the woods above Inverarish. Not technical, but very hilly.

distance
12.09 ml

Ascent
1903 ft

Descent
1903 ft

Glen Sligachan - Camusunary out & back off road route

Classic out and back along Glen Sligachan. Be prepared for a bit of hike a bike and slog, but well worth it

distance
16.02 ml

Ascent
1030 ft

Descent
1033 ft

Heartlands & Glen Vicaskill forestry off road route

Explore the old forestry roads into Hearlands and Glen Vicaskill from Skye Bike Shack via the Skeabost forestry road

distance
19.84 ml

Ascent
1424 ft

Descent
1424 ft

Lyndale & Knott off road route

A leisurely mixed terrain route to the bays at Lyndale and Knott from Skye Bike Shack

distance
14.23 ml

Ascent
1109 ft

Descent
1102 ft

Skeabost - Edinbane - Greshornish off road route

A mixed terrain route from Skye Bike Shack which uses minor road, path, old road and rough paths. This can be shortened to suit the outing

distance
14.23 ml

Ascent
1109 ft

Descent
1102 ft

Edinbane - Duibaig - Greshornish off road Loop

At 5.5 miles you will come to the old cleared township of Duibaig, look for a wood post and faded arrow at the end of the clearing and follow the gap in the trees downhill to the right. Cross the burn at the head of the bay and find the good track behind

distance
11.25 ml

energy
738 kcal

Ascent
1047 ft

Descent
1040 ft

Edinbane Windfarm off road Loop

Route shown is anticlockwise, which gives the best descent from Ben Aketil to Upper Feorlig.

distance
18.11 ml

energy
1188 kcal

Ascent
1893 ft

Descent
1893 ft

Uig - Quiraing North Skye road loop

Starting and finishing in Uig, this route takes the gradual climb up to the Quiraing and then around the dramatic North end of the Trotternish penisular

distance
25.10 ml

energy
1219 kcal

Ascent
2165 ft

Descent
2165 ft

Skeabost - Glendale - Bracadale road loop

A challenging day out covering a large part of North West Skye including Glendale and Loch Bracadale.

distance
57.54 ml

energy
2797 kcal

Ascent
4377 ft

Descent
4377 ft

Braes road loop

Out and back exploring Braes from the Bike Shack. Braes is the site of the Highland clearances and one of the least discovered beaches on skye.

distance
27.60 ml

Ascent
2064 ft

Descent
2054 ft

Skeabost - Dunvegan - Struan road loop

Circular route from Skye Bike Shack to Dunvegan and Struan using the Struan Hill road to cut back to the Shack. Great views of Loch Bracadale.

distance
36.92 ml

energy
1795 kcal

Ascent
2621 ft

Descent
2621 ft

Struan - Sligachan - Portree Road loop

Circular from Skye Bike Shack which uses the Struan Hill road and provides great views of the Cuillins above Drynoch

distance
36.62 ml

Ascent
2441 ft

Descent
2441 ft

Trotternish Road Loop

Ride the iconic Trotternish Road loop, passing the Quirang and Old Man of Sotrr landmarks- 

Starts and finishes at Skye Bike Shack and does the loop anticlockwise. Plenty of cafe stops

distance
50.26 ml

Ascent
3353 ft

Descent
3353 ft

North West Skye Road Loop

Ride the North West of Skye, fantastic views guaranteed-A loop around North-West Skye from Skye Bike Shack which takes in great views of the Cuillins and Loch Bracadale. You have the option of a wee diversion to Dunvegan Castle

distance
53.36 ml

Ascent
3455 ft

Descent
3448 ft

Trotternish via the iconic Quirang road

Challenge yourself with a ride up the Quiraing hairpins-Starting and finishing at Skye Bike Shack, this loop includes a climb up the iconic Quiraing road with epic views

distance
43.31 ml

Ascent
3015 ft

Descent
3015 ft

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