Some pics of an overnights bikepacking from Bathgate crossing the Western Pentlands ridge twice and taking in The Borestane, Carlops, West Linton, The Thieves Road, The Cauldstane Slap and Harperigg Reservoir. 

The Borestane.

Heading up past the Borestane at 8.30 on a Friday night.

Heading up to the North Esk Reservoir

Bed for the night

A wayside camp at the North Esk Reservoir.

Going dark.

A number two with a view.

North Esk Reservoir

The seagulls woke me up at the crack of dawn. Gits.

North Esk Reservoir

West Linton

West Linton

Heading up to the Cauldstane Slap

When you are solo bikepacking you will talk to anyone.

Baddingsgill reservoir

A hairy coo on the Thieves Road.

Narrow singletrack.

Heading up to the Cauldstane Slap

The Cauldstane Slap

Fun Descent to Baad Park.

West Cairn Hill

Looking back to the Cauldstane Slap

East and West Cairn Hill with the Cauldstane Slap in the middle.

Mountain biking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk

©TrailScotland - 2020


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