1,444 ft
Distance
55 ft
Climb
-126 ft
Descent
00:02:36
Avg time

McAloon Rip Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    McRip
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #7439

Take a rip down McAloon. With berms and bridges this XC trail asks to be ridden hard downhill, or alternatively you can suffer up this challenging climb, with just enough plateaus to make your out of shape body not hate you too much.

Access Info

West Trailhead: Forest Heights Access trail from the Riverside GC parking lot. Trail climbs the hill shortly after end of the fence. This is also the start of the Upper Ewok trail. Upper Ewok goes right, the McAloon trail continues up and left.
East Trailhead: Drops in from the north edge of the grass near the McNally footbridge over Rowland road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for McAloon Rip mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -71 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,097 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,168 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,168 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,097 ft
  • Grade
    -4.907%
  • Grade max
    -22.633%
  • Grade min
    22.226%
  • Distance climb
    485 ft
  • Distance down
    939 ft
  • Distance flat
    21 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:36
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Status:
on Nov 21, 2016
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.35 (6 votes)

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McAloon Rip 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.
Nov 1, 2016 @ 8:39am
Nov 1, 2016
Soft, wet, but ridable.
Oct 14, 2016 @ 5:34am
Oct 14, 2016
Oct 6, 2016 @ 7:39pm
Oct 6, 2016
Oct 4, 2016 @ 5:50am
Oct 4, 2016
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Oct 2, 2015 @ 9:04pm
Oct 2, 2015
McAloon Rip, Edmonton

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