1.0 miles
Distance
207 ft
Climb
-162 ft
Descent
00:11:59
Avg time

Gold Digger Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #5472

An intermediate trail above the wastewater treatment plant. The trail flows along the river valley with several relaxed climbs as well as couple of short but steep sections. There are about 6 sections which cross other right of ways or cross country ski paths. Bridges directly into Pipe Dream going eastbound. Trail flows better from west to east.

Access Info

South side of Gold Bark Park road across from dumpster, about 200m in.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gold Digger mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    45 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,029 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,124 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,029 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,074 ft
  • Grade
    0.836%
  • Grade max
    -21.224%
  • Grade min
    24.628%
  • Distance climb
    2,576 ft
  • Distance down
    1,992 ft
  • Distance flat
    815 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:59
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Status:
on Nov 21, 2016
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.6 (15 votes)

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Gold Digger Trail Reports

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Nov 21, 2016 @ 10:45am
Nov 21, 2016
Trails are ready to rip. Frozen with a skiff of snow. Mostly grippy with some icy patches.
Sep 12, 2016 @ 9:13pm
Sep 12, 2016
Great trail!
Sep 6, 2016 @ 8:23am
Sep 6, 2016
Perfect conditions, tacky hero dirt.
Aug 28, 2016 @ 7:59pm
Aug 28, 2016
Aug 22, 2016 @ 8:11am
Aug 22, 2016
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Technical Trail Features (TTF)

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Apr 11, 2016 @ 5:31pm
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Mar 27, 2016 @ 7:30pm
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Gold Digger, Edmonton
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Mar 27, 2016 @ 7:29pm
Mar 27, 2016
Gold Digger, Edmonton
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Mar 27, 2016 @ 7:29pm
Mar 27, 2016
Gold Digger, Edmonton

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4 Reviews & Comments

  • + 3
flag Dethphist (Jul 4, 2015 at 12:00)
 Fun new trail, thanks to whoever put the work into cutting it in. There's a couple of really grueling climbs and fun berms, and it goes pretty long. I think after it's been ridden for a while, this will be a good one to return to
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  • + 4
flag hurricanejosh (Jul 7, 2015 at 10:01)
 Most of the challenge for this trail currently is in the looseness of the dirt; I'm not sure why it's rated black. It's a really well-designed and laid out series of trails and I commend the builders! I rode it both directions and there are some fun downhill sections and a couple cool kickers, and even loose it's super rideable.
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  • + 1
flag Deekrp2 (Jun 15, 2016 at 6:48)
 One of my Favorite Trails in Edmonton!!!!
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  • + 1
flag pedaljunkie2000 (Jun 19, 2016 at 11:41)
 That stupid fence detour on the west end is gone. I guess they finally gave up. Maybe they realized there was no way that grass was going to grow at the trailheads.
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