25 December 2018
The 30km route follows last year's route clockwise around Millstone Hill, then zigzags up Bennachie and then past Watch Craig and over to Black Hill, before rejoining last year's route around the North side of Bennachie. This includes some hillwork and there will be a compulsory time allowance.
The walk section on the 30 km route MUST be observed or elimination will result.
Please ensure all droppings, scraps of hay & litter are removed from the venue.
PLEASE NOTE : The Forest tracks are well used by walkers, mountain bikers and other horse riders.
Please look out for people, dogs and cyclists and show due consideration.
You MUST walk at the walk sections or you will be eliminated!
Camping or corralling to be confirmed. Contact organisers for local facilities.
The routes are a mix of forestry tracks, grass tracks, farm tracks, with NO roadwork.
All vettings at venue and riders doing the bigger distances will be parked beside the vet gate area.
Compulsory time allowances for terrain and a walk section will be advised in the ride information.
Riders may claim individual time allowances for helping another rider(s) or being delayed by other forest users.