Weʼve raised £2,944 to Maintain the web presence of the An Turas Mor Mountain Bike Trail; improve trail information; improve trail safety.
- Funded on Saturday, 15th May 2021
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Obscura Mondo Cycle Club are a community group who have developed An Turas Mor Mountain Bike Trail, which is Scottish Gaelic, meaning 'The Long Journey'. Starting in the very heart of industrial Glasgow the trail works its way north following historic paths, cycleways, forest and hill tracks through the very heart of remote Highland Scotland, to finish at the dramatic Cape Wrath Lighthouse - as far north and west as you can possibly go in mainland Scotland.
The trail passes through wild mountainous landscapes and crosses numerous mountain passes on its 354 mile journey north. The trail however requires only intermediate off road mountain bike skills, but even so is still a painstaking test of endurance based on the sheer scale of the route with 55901 feet of elevation gain and loss not to mention the vagaries of the Scottish weather.
The trail has been developed and researched by Mountain Bikers who live work and play in the Highlands as a means of encouraging cyclists to responsibly explore the hidden beauty of Scotland away from motor vehicles on a sustainable track, non technical mountain bike journey.
The Obscura Mondo Cycle Club are seeking donations to support the funding and development of information platforms - websites, publications waymarking of the trail and safety & access improvements.
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Apr 27, 2021
Apr 23, 2021
Thanks for putting this together and sharing.
Apr 15, 2021
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Feb 20, 2021
Excellent work on researching such a fantastic trail! I've long looked for such a long distance, gravel friendly, off road route in Scotland - and here we finally have it!
Feb 15, 2021
Keep up the good work
Feb 9, 2021
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