The Dunoon Dirt Dash is an overnight bikepacking event on Scotland’s Adventure Coast, split over two days with an overnight camp. After a successful first event in 2019 the DDD will be back for a third edition in 2023!

The basics you need to know before entering:

  • When: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 2 October 2022
  • Format: non-timed, self-supported reliability trial with overnight camping 
  • Route: around 113 km with 1800m of climbing. We have updated the route for 2022 and will have only some sections where pushing might be needed.
  • Entries: £90 - £5 Cycling UK membership discount available - Sign up here
  • Navigation: The route will be supplied electronically before the event. The course is not marked, you are responsible for your own navigation.
  • Bikes: mountain bikes & gravel bikes (e-bikes are allowed, but we cannot guarantee charging points) with a minimum recommended tire size of 40mm, which must be in good working order
  • Terrain: Singletrack, gravel paths, forestry roads, public roads and cycle paths
  • Start: Saturday 9am at Dunoon Pier (tbc)
  • Finish: Sunday afternoon/evening in Dunoon
  • What is provided: Rider briefing, route/file for navigation, campsite, evening meal and breakfast, broom wagon
  • Camping: We provide a suitable place to pitch your tent with other riders, toilets, drinking water supply, catering. There are no other facilities (shop etc.) Check out pictures from the campsite here
  • Food: Riders will be provided with a complimentary evening meal & breakfast by Winston Churchill Venison. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free version are available on request. You need to bring your own bowl, mug, fork and spoon.
  • Minimum kit: Helmet, front and rear lights, sufficient water, emergency blanket or sleeping bag, waterproof jacket, first aid kit, phone or GPS for navigation, multitool, spare tube, tire levers, puncture repair kit, tent/bivvy bag/tarp. You need to carry all your own kit.
  • Insurance: You will need your own  insurance.
  • Refunds and Transfers: You are able to transfer your entry to another person on EntryCentral. No refunds or transfers to 2023.
At a Glance
  • 01 Oct 2022 9:00am
  • Tickets On Sale
  • Dunoon Dirt Dash 2022Dunoon Dirt Dash 2022Dunoon, Argyll and Bute, UK
  • Up to 131 km (81 miles)
  • Unknown CostFrom GBP
  • Unknown Riders