Previous Next The publisher has not added any attributes to this route. This maps shows the high level mountain biking and hiking routes at their very best, covering 10km of trails above 2000ft by Cairn Leuchan and the 3000ft ascent of Mount Keen. Mount Keen (Scottish Gaelic: Monadh Caoin) is a 939 m (3,081 feet) high mountain in Scotland and the most easterly Munro.It can be accessed from several directions, South from Glen Mark, North from Glen Tanar, and East to Braid Cairn. 31.9 mi, +5000 ft. Bike ride in Angus, Scotland. Choose from flat, mid-length circular loops from around 5km in length, to challenging long-distance rides, high in the hills. map and a compass is essential. Experienced mountain bikers regularly make it to the top of Mount Keen, on what is probably the UK’s highest bike ride, at 939m high. Plan your own routes Join Ride with GPS and discover even more new routes and riding buddies. Descent is better that way. The Mount Keen climb from the north is a bit of a push. Mount Keen & The Fungle Road. This is the Mount Keen route adapted from the route shown in Scotland Mountain Biking - The Wild Trails - A great book. Via Mount Keen to Glen Esk (14 miles) Mount Keen is the most easterly of all the Scottish Munros (hills over 3000 feet), and one of the most solitary. Ballater to Cairn Leuchan & Mount Keen A truly magnificent part of Royal Deeside in the Cairngorms National Park. Notes: A difficult 33 mile mountain bike route including a climb to the summit of Mount Keen - … The ascent from Glen Esk via Glen Mark is the shortest route and gives good going underfoot.Terrain:Track and good hillpath, but very exposed in bad weather. Pick up a leaflet showing all the marked trails at the Glen Tanar Visitor Centre. It is a moderate walk which is most popularly started by mountain bike, riding through the native Caledonian pine forest of Glen Tanar from Aboyne. Sport: cycling, Distance:33.28 miles / 53.55 km, route no: 1360422. Sign up for Strava to save this route … Don't forget to take enough food. Mount Keen (Master blaster) is a 55.8 km Road Cycling Route created by Dave C. on November 10, 2020. Just did that route on Sunday. Mount Keen (Scottish Gaelic: Monadh Caoin) is a 939 m (3,081 feet) high mountain in Scotland and the most easterly Munro.It can be accessed from several directions, South from Glen Mark, North from Glen Tanar, and East to Braid Cairn.It is a moderate walk which is most popularly started by mountain bike, riding through the native Caledonian pine forest of Glen Tanar from Aboyne. The descent of the back of Mount Keen is great and alot better than carrying you bike up it, no real path just pick a line. Warm waterproof clothing, a 1:50,000 O.S. Summary:Mount Keen is the most easterly of the Munros, taking the form of a dome rising above vast swathes of empty, bleak moorland, with extensive views on a good day. 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