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      The Barrier area covers the trails near the Barrier dam along Hwy 40 in the Kananaskis Valley.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Barrier Dam
      Barrier Dam Parking google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 2
      • 6
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 19, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      10
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      7,558 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,943 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,265 ft
      Reports
      245
      Photos
      192
      Ridden Counter
      3,059

      Photos of Barrier Mountain Bike

      trail: Prairie View
      2 |
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 9:57am
      Feb 21, 2024
      trail: Jewell Pass
      17 |
      Aug 12, 2023 @ 4:49pm
      Aug 12, 2023
      trail: Jewell Pass
      20 |
      Aug 12, 2023 @ 4:49pm
      Aug 12, 2023
      trail: Jewell Pass
      13 |
      Aug 12, 2023 @ 4:49pm
      Aug 12, 2023
      trail: Jewell Pass
      12 |
      Aug 12, 2023 @ 4:49pm
      Aug 12, 2023
      trail: Jewell Pass
      341 |
      Aug 18, 2018 @ 1:59pm
      Aug 18, 2018
      trail: Prairie View
      457 |
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 1:15pm
      Sep 4, 2017
      trail: Prairie View
      793 |
      Mar 25, 2016 @ 12:24pm
      Mar 25, 2016

      Videos of Barrier Mountain Bike

      Prairie View ride with the Boys July 3, 2017
      25:22 | 622 | Jul 8, 2017
      Jewell Pass 2010
      3:03 | 459 | Feb 11, 2011
      Baldy Trail DH // Kananaskis Valley, AB
      13:48 | 45 | Sep 5, 2023 , Exshaw
      Prairie view - Jewel pass
      7:29 | 307 | Jul 28, 2022 , Exshaw
      Jewell Pass // Prairie View // Mountain Biking
      12:49 | 1324 | Apr 15, 2019 , Exshaw
      youtuber Jewell Pass // Prairie View // Mountain Biking
      12:49 | 1013 | Apr 15, 2019 , Exshaw
      Mt Baldy -  CCGR
      14:26 | 1262 | Aug 7, 2018 , Exshaw
      youtuber THE RAZOR'S EDGE | Mountain Biking near...
      17:51 | 1398 | Sep 25, 2017 , Exshaw

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Prairie View
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 1:34pm
      Feb 19, 2024
      Snow CoveredExcellent climbing conditions. Descent...rockwall
      Jewell Pass
      Dec 27, 2023 @ 10:01am
      Dec 27, 2023
      Snow PackedHike lshunt
      Baldy Trail (Down)
      Oct 10, 2023 @ 11:19am
      Oct 10, 2023
      Idealracerfacer
      Baldy Pass Climb
      Oct 10, 2023 @ 11:19am
      Oct 10, 2023
      Idealracerfacer
      Stoney Trail
      Sep 24, 2023 @ 8:51am
      Sep 24, 2023
      DryVk8Pgn
      Lusk Pass
      Aug 12, 2023 @ 4:23pm
      Aug 12, 2023
      IdealRiding from W-E, the climb is pretty...granthv
      Barrier Powerline
      Aug 4, 2023 @ 11:04am
      Aug 4, 2023
      VariableMostly dry but watch out for giant puddles.zorp
      CCH Cutoff
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 10:19am
      Aug 22, 2020
      DryTrail is closed as per the signage. Not...krankin

      Activity Feed

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      mavkonariddentrailactivity #49654730 and 1 more
      Mar 1, 2024 @ 6:32pm
      1 day
      BbOsVaddphotoactivity #49389209
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 9:57am
      Feb 21, 2024
      rockwalladdreportactivity #49329839
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 3:41pm
      Feb 19, 2024
      skypilotwishlisttrailactivity #46674234
      Nov 25, 2023 @ 9:43pm
      Nov 25, 2023
      MoSlewishlistrouteactivity #46661680
      Nov 25, 2023 @ 10:33am
      Nov 25, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      racerfacertrailCCH Cutoffalmost the entire descent section is on public...
      Oct 10, 2023 @ 11:18am
      Oct 10, 2023
      jchowdhu22trailCCH CutoffThis trail is closed
      May 17, 2023 @ 8:32pm
      May 17, 2023
      toowheelertrailBaldy Pass ClimbThis is a nice quiet ride. Steady pedalling...
      May 14, 2023 @ 6:20am
      May 14, 2023
      happywarriortrailPrairie ViewThis is a hiking trail. The climb is very much...
      Jul 28, 2022 @ 10:28am
      Jul 28, 2022
      slowengineertrailBaldy Trail (Down)Perfect conditions. One tree down. Lots of...
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 2:18pm
      Sep 18, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Sibbald 8 67.2 km
      Kananaskis Village 17 89.8 km
      Three Sisters Mountain Village 2 211.7 km
      Horseshoe / G8 2 8 112.2 km
      Moose Mountain 2 7 11 313.1 km

      Local Trail Supporters

      • Friends of Kananaskis Country

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1141 miles7,559 ft17 miles1,942 ft
      #2,131#44195246103,190
      Horse220 miles2,231 ft7 miles1,365 ft
      #437#11962
      Hike1141 miles7,559 ft17 miles1,942 ft
      #1,642#38246536
      Trail Running1141 miles7,559 ft17 miles1,942 ft
      #1,646#3924668
      • By pinkrobe CMBA & contributors
      • Admins: BVMBA, CAMBA, jdeolive, CAMBA
      • #8518 - 11,820 views

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