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Bikepacking Scotland

John Muir Way Bikepacking Route

John Muir Way Bikepacking Route

132 mi
8.4 mph
6,000 ft
5,925 ft
Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

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Includes segments in which cycling is not permitted

You will have to dismount and push your bike.

7.12 mi in total

Includes off-grid segments

Navigation instructions may be limited.

172 yd in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
132 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Singletrack: 19.6 mi
Path: 25.7 mi
Access Road: < 109 yd
Cycleway: 54.6 mi
Street: 13.2 mi
Road: 15.4 mi
State Road: 3.36 mi
Off-grid (unknown): 237 yd


Natural: 2.89 mi
Unpaved: 34.6 mi
Gravel: 7.56 mi
Paved: 31.9 mi
Asphalt: 42.7 mi
Unknown: 12.3 mi

Weather Forecast


Bikepacking Scotland planned a mountain bike ride.

September 16, 2020


  • Charlie Buik

    Did the route on Friday 17th June. 8c and pouring rain in Helensburgh. But don’t let that put you of. It was fantastic, my personal ride to the sun in Dunbar after circa 10hrs 50 mins riding time. What an experience. Loved it. Re “tips” there are only railway bridges where you can’t ride. Ignore the

    • June 26, 2022

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