2.6 miles
Distance
241 ft
Climb
-1,137 ft
Descent
00:25:06
Avg time

Buck 50 Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May to October
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    Municipality of Crowsnest Pass

The newest trail in the Pass Powderkeg network provides an alternative route up to or down from the top of the Pass Powderkeg hill. With mixed forested and open terrain, this trail is very scenic and offers great views towards the Continental Divide. Combined with some of the existing trails, it makes a 12 km loop.

The trail has great flow, with many bermed corners and optional jumps.

The top of the trail has two options - the easy route shown on the GPS track, and a steeper rougher line down the ridge which is shown as a separate trail called Buck 50 Option.

Access Info

The bottom end of the trail takes off from Little Shred Riding Hood on the pipeline ROW. The top starts at the top of the T-Bar where Chainsaw Massacre ends.

There are alternate access points along the trail:
- east end of Southmore Place accessed via 119 St. Blairmore
- alley west of 113 St. Blairmore at the north end of the trail named Buck 50 Connector to 113 St.
- from the mid-point of Buck 50 a cut line heads east to the Ski Hill parking lot.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Buck 50 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -897 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,252 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,148 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,148 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,252 ft
  • Grade
    -6.482%
  • Grade max
    -65.283%
  • Grade min
    177.929%
  • Distance climb
    1,794 ft
  • Distance down
    1.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,114 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:06
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Status:
on Sep 29, 2016
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Avg: 3.65 (4 votes)

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Buck 50 Trail Reports

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Sep 29, 2016 @ 11:30am
Sep 29, 2016
Firesmart crews are felling trees and tossing logs downhill. If you encounter their signs and barrier tape, proceed with extreme caution and make...
Aug 20, 2016 @ 1:20pm
Aug 20, 2016
Quite a few cows and horses on the trail and a few treats they left behind. They are causing a bit of damage as well, making some holes and...
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Aug 13, 2016 @ 7:20pm
Aug 13, 2016
Buck 50, Blairmore
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Aug 13, 2016 @ 7:19pm
Aug 13, 2016
Buck 50, Blairmore
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Aug 13, 2016 @ 7:18pm
Aug 13, 2016
Buck 50, Blairmore
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Aug 13, 2016 @ 7:17pm
Aug 13, 2016
Buck 50, Blairmore

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