Fast map reading and good map memory skills will be the keys to success in the Mountain Bike Orienteering events. Bring your bikes to the Scottish 6 Days and come and try it!

All three of the areas being used are close to Forres and Elgin and are of  high quality having been used for championship events in recent years.

Entries to these 3 races will be through the  British Mountain Bike Orienteering (BMBO) website and will also open on 1st December 2022.

Entries are limited and will be on a first come first served basis.

Location Map

Monday 31st July 2023
Starts from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Evening Sprint Race

Sanquhar Woods  is undulating mature  woodland and  parkland next to the town of Forres with an intricate network of footpaths and mountain bike trails.

There is a single 5km course.

Tuesday 1st August
Starts from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Evening Sprint Race

Quarry Wood, outside Elgin, is a mature forest with some steep slopes and a dense network of paths and tracks, especially in some former quarrying areas.

There is a single 5km course.

Wednesday 2nd August
Starts from 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Rest Day Middle Race

Altyre Estate is a traditional Scottish country estate with mature woodland open fields and a network of trails tacks and paths offering much scope for challenging route choice decisions.

You should be able to take part in the sprint race in Forres as well, if you request a late start for the MTBO.

There is a choice of a 7km or a 10km course.



Entries close on 24th July.

  • Adults: £10 per race
  • Juniors: £3 per race

Juniors must be at least 14 to ride unaccompanied.
Riding in pairs with younger children permitted.

We will have a limited stock of rotating mapboards (for fixing to handlebars) available at the events.

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