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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
      Porcupine Group Camp Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      CAMBA
      (camba.ca)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,823
      State Ranking
      #35
      Trails
      11
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      7,979 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,265 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,952 ft
      Reports
      70
      Photos
      66
      Ridden Counter
      614

      Photos of Barrier Mountain Bike

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      trail: Prairie View
      17 |
      Sep 17, 2017 @ 8:40am
      Sep 17, 2017
      Prairie View, Calgary
      report
      trail: Prairie View
      98 |
      May 30, 2017 @ 8:22am
      May 30, 2017
      Prairie View, My City
      report
      trail: Prairie View
      82 |
      May 30, 2017 @ 8:21am
      May 30, 2017
      Prairie View, My City
      report
      trail: Prairie View
      83 |
      May 30, 2017 @ 8:21am
      May 30, 2017
      Prairie View, My City
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      Videos of Barrier Mountain Bike

      Prairie View ride with the Boys July 3, 2017
      25:22 | 98 | Jul 8, 2017
      Jewell Pass 2010
      3:03 | 389 | Feb 11, 2011
      youtuber THE RAZOR'S EDGE | Mountain Biking near...
      17:51 | 21 | Sep 25, 2017 , Exshaw
      Hector DH Trail - Kananaskis Alberta - Summer...
      trail: CCH Cutoff
      64 | Aug 18, 2017 , Exshaw
      more videos »

      Barrier Mountain Bike Routes

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      Prairie View to Jewell Pass Loop featured
      10 miles
      Camp Chief Hector Loop
      9 miles
      Prairie View/Jewel Pass
      14 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #895681sweaman2trailCCH CutoffUnsure if built yet? Proposed?
      Aug 11, 2017 @ 7:50pm
      Aug 11, 2017
      user #11432mtnbikermitchreportJewell PassMy understanding is that the trail was rebuild...
      Jul 21, 2017 @ 8:46am
      Jul 21, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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      user #201700moolayaddridelogFeb 17, 2018 ride log
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 3:23pm
      1 days
      user #201700moolayaddridelogFeb 11, 2018 ride log
      Feb 11, 2018 @ 4:06pm
      Feb 11, 2018
      user #201700moolayaddridelogFeb 10, 2018 ride log
      Feb 10, 2018 @ 3:54pm
      Feb 10, 2018
      user #203157hotwaxaddridelogJan 28, 2018 ride log
      Feb 9, 2018 @ 5:20am
      Feb 9, 2018
      user #201700moolayaddridelogJan 28, 2018 ride log and 1 more
      Feb 8, 2018 @ 4:56am
      Feb 8, 2018
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      Nearby Riding Areas

      namedistance
      Sibbald 8 69.3 km
      Kananaskis Village 59.8 km
      Canmore Townsite 9 24 314.3 km
      West Bragg Creek 6 1715.6 km
      Moose Mountain 2 8 8 115.7 km

      Local Trail Supporters

      • Friends of Kananaskis Country
      • By pinkrobe CMBA & contributors
      • Admins: BVMBA, CAMBA
      • #8518 - 4,330 views

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