Mountain biking in Connemara, Galway. Self-guided.

8 hours
Cycle through the spectacular wild and rugged countryside of Connemara on this self-guided tour of Derroura forest. Take in Loughs Corrib & Bofin and rolling hills, stopping to appreciate world famous views. Available all year round. Max 35.

This trail offers miles and miles of single track in the most spectacular setting imaginable with outstanding views of mountains, lakes and forests all combined with big climbs and big descents. It is a circular way marked loop of around 16km with a little over 13km on single track. Parts of the trail are technical, steep and rocky and you need to know how to handle a bike over all kinds of terrain including exposed rock slabs, boulders, mud, roots, loose gravel and even elevated timber boardwalks.

Please ensure that your bike is in good working order and always carry spare warm clothing, water and food. Always wear a helmet and be prepared for any eventuality. Always tell someone where you are going and when you expect to get back. Always ride within your abilities and take care.


Mountain bike & helmet.


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