Witch's Trails open all year, plus blue & green XC descents
Gondola uplift for World Cup downhill & Red Giant XC opens Sat 9 May - Sun 13 Sep 2015
Track Information 2015 - planned diversions & closures
Tracks can be closed on maintenance and bad weather days - you'll fund further information on the daily Mountain Report.
Trails in Leanachan Forest
COUR LOOP – This route is not formally signposted nor maintained at present. Parts of this route are blocked with fallen trees and the route is becoming overgrown. Please note this trail is not managed by Nevis Range. [Updated 20/5/15]
Downhill, Red Giant and Witch's Trails
Sat 9 May
OPENING DAY of gondola accessed trails
Uplift for Downhill and Red Giant XC opens for the summer season - vehicle uplift to blue Adder + Cats Eyes - mini donwhill - guided tours - coaching - BBQ - music TBC. Downhill Off Beat wall section closed. Blue Adder XC - closed for race part of day.
Fri 15 - Sun 17 May
BDS Downhill Race
Downhill track will close at 1.45pm on Friday 15 May for track preparation, and will be closed for the race on Sat 16 and Sun 17 May. Red Giant remains open.
Fri 8 - Sun 31 May
World Cup Preparations
Sections of the Downhill will be closed for maintenance, and signed diversions in place, during the run up to the Mountain Bike World Cup. [Updated 18/5/15]
Mon 1 - Sun 7 June
MTB World Cup
Downhill closed Mon 1 - Sun 7 June. Red Giant closed Thurs 4 - Sun 7 June. Witch's Trails around the carpark closed Sat 6 - Sun 7 June. All trails reopen as soon as tracks rideable on Mon 8 June.
Sat 27 - Sun 28 June
Downhill track will be closed on these dates. Red Giant remains open.
Sun 13 Sep
Last day of gondola uplift for both Orange Downhill and Red Giant XC
It’s that time of year once again and the Downhill/Red Giant tracks must hibernate for winter. This weekend is the final weekend and your last chance to ride the Downhill this season.
We’ll have a BBQ on the go too ...
Sat 12 - 13 Sep
Round of the POC Scottish Enduro Series
The event will use some sections of the Witch's Trails which will be taped and marshalled. The route will not be made public until just before the event. Open practice on the Saturday, race on the Sunday.
Courtesy of Ben Nevis Distillery - come along and learn!
UCI Mountain Bike WORLD CUP
06/06/2015 to 07/06/2015
Mountain Bike Action not to be missed - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
10 Under the Ben
MTB race held by No Fuss Events
Fort William Runduro
Multi-stage running event in Leanachan forest
SDA Round 3
27/06/2015 to 28/06/2015
Scottish Downhill Association Race 3 of the season
Fort William Marathon
Welcome to the all new Fort William Marathon
- Bike Tracks Open: What a difference a day makes
Mon, 11 May 2015 16:05:34
Despite the woeful weather over the last couple of days (sideways rain, hail and thunder all just in the last few hours), opening day of the Nevis Range bike tracks was a real beauty! There was BBQ, DJ, photographer and general bike bants aplenty, not to ...
- Gondola uplift for bikes open Sat 9 May
Fri, 08 May 2015 19:33:59
Gondola uplift for bikes accessing the World Cup Downhill and the Giant Red XC trail re opens today. Riders are able to use the Nevis Range mountain gondola, the only one of its kind in the UK, to transport them and their bikes to the start of these trai...
- New Jump Lines
Thu, 07 May 2015 17:00:08
The guys have been busy working on the trails and building 2 new jump lines running parallel to the motorway section on the World Cup Downhill track. The new lines are graded Orange (bike park) with small, medium and large (original Downhill) features. ...