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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
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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
      • 1
      • 2
      • 7
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 6, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Trails Horse
      2
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      7,973 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,952 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,265 ft
      Reports
      159
      Photos
      156
      Ridden Counter
      1,782

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Barrier Mountain Bike

      trail: Prairie View
      6 |
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 10:14am
      Oct 23, 2020
      trail: Jewell Pass
      177 |
      Aug 18, 2018 @ 1:59pm
      Aug 18, 2018
      trail: Prairie View
      290 |
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 1:15pm
      Sep 4, 2017
      trail: Prairie View
      601 |
      Mar 25, 2016 @ 12:24pm
      Mar 25, 2016

      Videos of Barrier Mountain Bike

      Prairie View ride with the Boys July 3, 2017
      25:22 | 454 | Jul 8, 2017
      Jewell Pass 2010
      3:03 | 442 | Feb 11, 2011
      Jewell Pass // Prairie View // Mountain Biking
      12:49 | 562 | Apr 15, 2019 , Exshaw
      youtuber Jewell Pass // Prairie View // Mountain Biking
      12:49 | 460 | Apr 15, 2019 , Exshaw

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Lusk Pass
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 9:03am
      Oct 6, 2020
      DryIlteovagabondoHike Cut and cleared the fallen trees...
      Jewell Pass
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 8:12am
      Oct 4, 2020
      DryTransRockies-Events
      Prairie View
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 5:07pm
      Aug 22, 2020
      Idealcam-rides-bikes
      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...
      Baldy Trail (Down)
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 9:19am
      Aug 7, 2020
      DrythemikebeeJuly 28, 2020 Trail erosion at the top...
      Baldy Pass Climb
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 9:08am
      Aug 7, 2020
      DrythemikebeeJuly 28, 2020 Dry. Rideable condition.
      Barrier Powerline
      Jun 3, 2019 @ 11:45am
      Jun 3, 2019
      DrystrongcyclisttypeTrail is dry and 100% rideable for it's...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1753007RubberduckmonkeywishlisttrailPrairie View
      Oct 27, 2020 @ 3:05pm
      14 hours
      user #887248MikkelStJeanaddphoto at Prairie View in Canmore, Alberta, Canada
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 10:16am
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #2431981JstannardriddentrailPrairie View
      Oct 12, 2020 @ 8:06pm
      Oct 12, 2020
      user #1849347cam-rides-bikescommenttrailJewell Pass
      Oct 12, 2020 @ 4:16pm
      Oct 12, 2020
      user #1849347cam-rides-bikesvotetrailJewell Pass
      Oct 12, 2020 @ 4:15pm
      Oct 12, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1849347cam-rides-bikestrailJewell PassReally beautiful trail with an awesome...
      Oct 12, 2020 @ 4:16pm
      Oct 12, 2020
      user #2249732GraydonOtrailBaldy Pass ClimbEx
      Sep 23, 2020 @ 9:24pm
      Sep 23, 2020
      user #1323914Dash8drivertrailBaldy Trail (Down)Trail rated far too hard.. Trail is a green...
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 6:44pm
      Aug 26, 2020
      user #1309615ScurltrailBaldy Pass ClimbThe top is tough, but definitely rideable.
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 9:25pm
      Aug 19, 2020
      user #1539483MongaotrailBaldy Pass ClimbActually, the first 7Km or 8Km are physically...
      Jul 18, 2020 @ 5:09pm
      Jul 18, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Sibbald 8 67.2 km
      Kananaskis Village 11 19.8 km
      Three Sisters Mountain Village 2 211.7 km
      Horseshoe / G8 2 8 112.2 km
      Moose Mountain 1 5 8 413.1 km

      Local Trail Supporters

      • Friends of Kananaskis Country
      • By pinkrobe CMBA & contributors
      • Admins: BVMBA, CAMBA, CAMBA
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