2.4 miles
Distance
338 ft
Climb
-477 ft
Descent
00:19:07
Avg time

Bowmont Singletrack Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Global Ranking
    #9865

This is a route that follows some of the popular singletrack in Bowmont Park. Following the banks of the Bow River you will be treated to some decent undulating inner city dirt with a few short punchy climbs. This route can be linked up with Sideshow Bob directly to the SE and Twelve Mile Coulee to the NW via a couple km of new paved pathway and tunnels under Stoney Trail. Generally dries out fairly quickly after rain as it is exposed river bank. During winter it can be good fatbiking conditions, and very often rideable on a regular MTB with studs due to walkers and Chinooks.

Be prepared to yield to dog walkers and oncoming bike traffic, especially on blind corners.

There is one section near the Silver Springs ravine that does not allow bikes, stick to the upper track, signage is obvious.

Access Info

From the west you can park at the Bowmont Park lot that is on 51 Ave NW, near the corner of Bearspaw Dam Rd and 85 St NW. From the east you can park at the lot near Maranatha Church and take Sideshow westbound or the paved path. There are also numerous drop in points along the way, one of the more popular being the corner of Silver Springs Blvd and 54 Ave NW.

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More Stats for Bowmont Singletrack mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -138 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,511 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,651 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,650 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,511 ft
  • Grade
    -1.096%
  • Grade max
    -26.651%
  • Grade min
    24.785%
  • Distance climb
    4,913 ft
  • Distance down
    1.2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,383 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:07
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Status:
on Nov 22, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Bowmont Singletrack Trail Reports

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Nov 22, 2016 @ 2:50pm
Nov 22, 2016
Completely dry
Oct 16, 2016 @ 1:53pm
Oct 16, 2016
Dry to tacky Oct 15
Aug 16, 2016 @ 7:42am
Aug 16, 2016
Just a few tiny mud patches, mostly near Silver Springs. Otherwise, dry as a bone!
Mar 24, 2016 @ 7:05am
Mar 24, 2016
Perfectly dry & dusty singletrack. Time to Ride!
Mar 13, 2016 @ 3:55pm
Mar 13, 2016
Dry in the exposed areas, may be mud/ice lurking in the shady spots.
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Oct 25, 2016 @ 9:25pm
Oct 25, 2016
Bowmont Singletrack, Calgary

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