|Track length:||204.0 km|
|Total ascent:||1146 m|
|Total descent:||1279 m|
|Difficulty Level:||3/5 - Medium|
Area Information: Edinburgh to Aviemore is about 125 miles Edinburgh is a capital city in Scotland, it is located in Lothian, on the Firth of Forth's southern shore, on this route you will find ancient castles, glistening sandy beaches and a turbulent heritage that has captured the imaginations of thousands of people. First Stage Difficulty: Easy First Stage Information: Heading North, Pitlochry is located less than 90 miles from Edinburgh, travel on the A9, this is the main route for buses, coaches and cars. There's an excellent mix of things to do in and around Pitlochry, Explore the countryside, visit Blair Athol Distillery standing at the gateway to the Scottish Highlands. The Distillery produces a 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, with a mellow deep-toned aroma, a strong fruity flavour and a smooth finish. Climbing out of Pitlochry through the lovely little villages of Moulin, Straloch and Kirkmichael with stunning views changing at every turn through Perthshire followed by smooth descents and climbs through the moorland looking onto Glenshee and the Cairngorms, to Braemar and on to Ballater along the road to Gairnshiel Lodge up and over to Colnabaichin a stunning view of the next section of road sweeping up, up and up to the Lecht Ski Centre, then a fast descent into Tomintoul and Glenlivet. Third Stage Difficulty: Easy Third Stage Information: Then follow the route to Nethy Bridge and then Aviemore!! Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, it is just off the A9 main trunk road from the South to Inverness and beyond, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. With Badenoch and Strathspey being within the Highland council area. The town is popular for skiing and other winter sports, and for hill-walking in the Cairngorm Mountains. Edinburgh to Aviemore is about 125 miles Edinburgh is a capital city in Scotland, it is located in Lothian, on the Firth of Forth's southern shore, on this route you will find ancient castles, glistening sandy beaches and a turbulent heritage that has captured the imaginations of thousands of people.