Guided Ride - Views from top of Morven - Aberdeenshire

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Welcome to Ride In Peace Adventure, come join us on one of our mountain bike guided rides. Choose from Royal Deeside or Donside countryside introduction tours to the best enduro trails in Aberdeenshire or try take on a big mountain adventures into the Cairngorm National Park

Our guided rides take you on a breathtaking experience of the richness and diversity of fabulous of farmland and forests of the straths to the glens and hills heading up into the Munros.  Let RIPA show you the very best of Scotland’s and Cairngorms mountain bike tracks, trails and paths.

​Your day’s riding will be tailored to you and your group. We have short rides, long rides, flat rides, steep rides, rides for the family, rides for all abilities from easy to extreme. Let’s go ride some bikes!

Have you heard about a must ride enduro trail, but can’t find it the latest hotspot to ride?

Would you like to bag a Munro? 

Would you like to discover new location with the peace of mind of have a friendly guide.

Contact us today for more information and to book a tour.

Views of Loch Nagar - Deeside


An introduction to Aberdeenshire finest countryside, beautiful forests glens and mountains. Some of North East Scotland most prestigious  estates, rich in mountain tracks and trails to discover across Deeside, Donside and into the Cairngorms National Park.

Let our guides take you into the wilderness, enjoy the open peaceful grandeur of our hills and glens.

Where to Ride – Introduction ride options; 

Aboyne – Ballater Deeside way

Glen Tanar Tours

Braemar Tours 

Request a tour at/near where you are based.  All tours are tailored to your requirements, riding abilities, fitness levels and ground conditions. 

Ride Grading – Technical ability rating 0-3  &  Fitness levels rating 0-3


Looking for an Adventures into some of Scotland biggest mountains, remote and wild countryside. Fancy trying to bag a munro or want to discover Aberdeenshire big mountain days?

Come explore the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, from the huge cliffs of Beinn a’ Bhuird to the rolling plateaus and volcanic tors of Beinn Avon. Ride with us on Ben Macdui (UK’s 2nd Highest summit) or around Loch Muick and up Lochnagar or the perfect coned Mount Keen (most Easterly Munro).

Where to Ride – Big Mountain Adventures. 

Ballater – Loch Muick BIG 3 or Morven

Glen Tanar Tour – Mount Keen

Braemar – Morrone, Beinn a’ Bhuird, Bein Avon or Ben MacDui

What to go explore and discover a new route? Let me know where wanting to go and I will find a way. 

All tours are tailored to your requirements, riding abilities, fitness levels and ground conditions. 

Ride Grading – Technical Ability rating 3-5 & fitness Levels 3-5.


Come ride the best local enduro, downhill and secret singletrack trails in North East Scotland. Aberdeenshire local scene is booming with exciting projects at the moment, none more so than Aberdeenshire Trail Association taking care of trail maintenance across a number of key locations. 

If your chasing the best riding and want to be shown the sweetest trail suited to you. 

Where to ride – Aberdeenshire best trails locations.

Deeside way – Ballater, Aboyne, or Banchory 

Donside –  Pitfichie, Bennachie, Corrennie or RIPA favourite secret gem (Ben Newe).

Aberdeen – Kirkhill, Drumtochty, Hill o Fare

Do you know of any other Aberdeenshire spots to ride? Let me know where and I will check with local riders and find the best trails.

All tours are tailored to your requirements, riding abilities, fitness levels and ground conditions. 

Ride Grading – Technical Ability rating 2-5 & fitness Levels 2-4.


Additional Support

Need a bike? Want to add a shuttle?

Cyclehighlands can offer some additional support for are guided rides.

Cyclehighlands is Aberdeenshire leading retailer of mountain bikes and is delighted to be supporting RIPA with our fleet of Kona and Santa Cruz full suspension bikes.  Daily rates start at £35 for Hardtails, £50 full suspension Kona & £80 Full suspension carbon Santa Cruz including spares and are fully refunded against purchases.  If you need delivery and even a lift to meet Chris at the trail head then our shuttle service can be advance booked by contacting us direct.  Prices on request at


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