4,971 ft
Distance
99 ft
Climb
-156 ft
Descent
2,394 ft
High Point

Cougar Ridge Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Spring-Summer-Fall
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Other
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

A challenging Blue cross country run starting with a descent to a steep side hill ending in a tough climb. Continue through a winding single track the leads to a descent to a narrow bridge crossing. Cross the bridge Watch for frost) then another difficult climb to winding trail that crosses a road, and continues to a steep descent winding through some trees and meet up with the paved centennial trail. Turn right to head back to the forest interpretative center.

Access Info

To get to Cougar Ridge, park at the Whitecourt Forest Interpretative. The trail in starts behind the parking lot, ride past the little church (on your right) then past a garage (on your left) and you will see the trailhead. Take that trail through the trees, you will come to a right-of-way. Turn tight, follow the trail, you will come to a road and a clearcut, continue straight across the road. Follow the trail to the beginning of Cougar Ridge, look for flagging tape to the right. The beginning of the trail is just before the trail you are on does a steep descent into a valley.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Cougar Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -57 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,329 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,394 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,337 ft
  • Grade
    -1.142%
  • Grade max
    -18.493%
  • Grade min
    18.873%
  • Distance climb
    972 ft
  • Distance down
    1,612 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,384 ft
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