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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
      • 7
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 23, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails Hike
      12
      Trails Trail Running
      12
      Trails Horse
      3
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      7,973 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,952 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,265 ft
      Reports
      193
      Photos
      171
      Ridden Counter
      2,342

      Photos of Barrier Mountain Bike

      trail: Prairie View
      29 |
      Apr 21, 2021 @ 6:20pm
      Apr 21, 2021
      trail: Prairie View
      15 |
      Apr 21, 2021 @ 6:20pm
      Apr 21, 2021
      trail: Prairie View
      18 |
      Apr 21, 2021 @ 6:20pm
      Apr 21, 2021
      trail: Prairie View
      17 |
      Apr 21, 2021 @ 6:19pm
      Apr 21, 2021
      trail: Prairie View
      52 |
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 12:28pm
      Apr 18, 2021
      trail: Jewell Pass
      243 |
      Aug 18, 2018 @ 1:59pm
      Aug 18, 2018
      trail: Prairie View
      346 |
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 1:15pm
      Sep 4, 2017
      trail: Prairie View
      671 |
      Mar 25, 2016 @ 12:24pm
      Mar 25, 2016

      Videos of Barrier Mountain Bike

      Prairie View ride with the Boys July 3, 2017
      25:22 | 519 | Jul 8, 2017
      Jewell Pass 2010
      3:03 | 452 | Feb 11, 2011
      Jewell Pass // Prairie View // Mountain Biking
      12:49 | 858 | Apr 15, 2019 , Exshaw
      youtuber Jewell Pass // Prairie View // Mountain Biking
      12:49 | 682 | Apr 15, 2019 , Exshaw
      Mt Baldy -  CCGR
      14:26 | 979 | Aug 7, 2018 , Exshaw
      youtuber THE RAZOR'S EDGE | Mountain Biking near...
      17:51 | 1058 | Sep 25, 2017 , Exshaw
      Hector DH Trail - Kananaskis Alberta - Summer...
      trail: CCH Cutoff
      506 | Aug 18, 2017 , Exshaw
      Jewell pass falls frozen over.
      432 | Jan 24, 2017 , Exshaw

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Prairie View
      Nov 13, 2021 @ 11:01am
      Nov 13, 2021
      IcyarowberryIcy towards the top, studs recommended.
      Jewell Pass
      Nov 13, 2021 @ 11:01am
      Nov 13, 2021
      IcyarowberryOne tree down. Icy for the majority of...
      Baldy Pass Climb
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 2:01pm
      Jun 23, 2021
      DrySthornittTrail in good shape, trees still down...
      Baldy Trail (Down)
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 3:54pm
      Jun 12, 2021
      Drysullivad Big section of blow down on BADIE PASS...
      Stoney Extension
      Jun 4, 2021 @ 9:27am
      Jun 4, 2021
      UnknownSunga11Horse
      Barrier Powerline
      Dec 8, 2020 @ 5:28pm
      Dec 8, 2020
      DryRaf525excSnowshoe
      Lusk Pass
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Oct 6, 2020
      DryIlteovagabondoHike Cut and cleared the fallen trees...
      Stoney Trail
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 5:06pm
      Aug 22, 2020
      Idealcam-rides-bikes
      CCH Cutoff
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 10:19am
      Aug 22, 2020
      DrykrankinTrail is closed as per the signage. Not...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #921997arowberryaddreportPrairie View and 1 more
      Nov 13, 2021 @ 5:38pm
      Nov 13, 2021
      user #2401622revystokedaddreportPrairie View
      Oct 31, 2021 @ 3:53pm
      Oct 31, 2021
      user #843168SpudskisriddentrailPrairie View
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 11:43am
      Oct 18, 2021
      user #313626cameronrossriddentrailStoney Trail and 2 more
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 7:36am
      Oct 18, 2021
      user #56004landonbaileyaddreportJewell Pass
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 12:29pm
      Oct 16, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2389060slowengineertrailBaldy Trail (Down)Perfect conditions. One tree down. Lots of...
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 2:18pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      user #1346588iphonefreddytrailStoney TrailNice beginner trail, well draining smooth...
      Jun 6, 2021 @ 10:44pm
      Jun 6, 2021
      user #992945aaronfish1trailBaldy Trail (Down)Rode this trail on a fat bike in Feb....
      Feb 2, 2021 @ 3:41pm
      Feb 2, 2021
      user #1349309evangelineleclairtrailPrairie View18JAN2021- LOST BONTRAGER BIKE LIGHT on...
      Jan 18, 2021 @ 3:41pm
      Jan 18, 2021
      user #1849347cam-rides-bikestrailJewell PassReally beautiful trail with an awesome...
      Oct 12, 2020 @ 4:16pm
      Oct 12, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Sibbald 8 67.2 km
      Kananaskis Village 17 89.8 km
      Three Sisters Mountain Village 3 211.7 km
      Horseshoe / G8 2 8 112.2 km
      Moose Mountain 2 5 8 413.1 km

      Local Trail Supporters

      • Friends of Kananaskis Country

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1241 miles7,972 ft17 miles1,952 ft
      #1,851#4317119382,377
      Hike1241 miles7,972 ft17 miles1,952 ft
      #1,445#39193362
      Trail Running1241 miles7,972 ft17 miles1,952 ft
      #1,452#3919332
      Horse316 miles1,959 ft4 miles1,365 ft
      #440#13935
      • By pinkrobe CMBA & contributors
      • Admins: BVMBA, CAMBA, CAMBA
      • #8518 - 9,415 views
      • barrier activity log | embed map of Barrier mountain bike trails | barrier mountain biking points of interest polygons

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