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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Videos
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      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 8 hours ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      CAMBA
      (camba.ca)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,920
      State Ranking
      #35
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      7,973 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,952 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,265 ft
      Reports
      95
      Photos
      110
      Ridden Counter
      1,254

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance

      Photos of Barrier Mountain Bike

      trail: Prairie View
      39 |
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 12:58pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      trail: Prairie View
      27 |
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 12:58pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      trail: Prairie View
      220 |
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 1:15pm
      Sep 4, 2017
      trail: Prairie View
      531 |
      Mar 25, 2016 @ 12:24pm
      Mar 25, 2016

      Videos of Barrier Mountain Bike

      Prairie View ride with the Boys July 3, 2017
      25:22 | 334 | Jul 8, 2017
      Jewell Pass 2010
      3:03 | 428 | Feb 11, 2011
      Jewell Pass // Prairie View // Mountain Biking
      12:49 | 210 | Apr 15, 2019 , Exshaw
      Jewell Pass // Prairie View // Mountain Biking
      12:49 | 170 | Apr 15, 2019 , Exshaw

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Baldy Trail (Down)
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 12:51pm
      8 hours
      DryDash8driverPretty good to the 1.5 mile mark ! A bit...
      Jewell Pass
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 9:52am
      Oct 6, 2019
      VariableAndywarren Top section from Quaite intersection to...
      Prairie View
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 7:22pm
      Sep 22, 2019
      Drysteveelekes
      Baldy Pass Climb
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 12:57pm
      Jul 28, 2019
      Drysullivad99.9% but there is a tiny section that...
      Barrier Powerline
      Jun 3, 2019 @ 11:45am
      Jun 3, 2019
      DrystrongcyclisttypeTrail is dry and 100% rideable for it's...
      CCH Cutoff
      Jul 27, 2018 @ 3:08pm
      Jul 27, 2018
      DryidratherbeplayingLarge tree down across trail, blocking...
      Stoney Trail
      Jun 21, 2017 @ 7:04am
      Jun 21, 2017
      DryladyhawkeGTG

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1323914Dash8driveraddreportBaldy Trail (Down)
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 12:51pm
      8 hours
      user #1742939alansatterleewishlisttrailPrairie View
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 7:59am
      13 hours
      user #1323914Dash8driveraddreportBaldy Trail (Down)
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 8:42pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #139704sber3263riddentrailPrairie View and 1 more
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 7:09pm
      Oct 7, 2019
      user #1053016chesterfieldriddentrailPrairie View
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 9:26am
      Oct 7, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1216995mtnrangertrailPrairie ViewPrairie view - jewel pass. Awesome loop,...
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 12:58pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      user #1739448PowderbadgertrailPrairie ViewGood to go
      May 29, 2019 @ 2:15pm
      May 29, 2019
      user #1178384ShaunKingtrailStoney ExtensionThis trail should be green. It is identical in...
      May 19, 2019 @ 8:49am
      May 19, 2019
      user #480766em141trailJewell PassA spectacular ride! Short but memorable.
      Aug 18, 2018 @ 1:58pm
      Aug 18, 2018
      user #895681sweaman2trailCCH CutoffUnsure if built yet? Proposed?
      Aug 11, 2017 @ 7:50pm
      Aug 11, 2017

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Sibbald 8 67.2 km
      Kananaskis Village 11 19.8 km
      Three Sisters Mountain Village 1 211.7 km
      Horseshoe / G8 2 8 112.2 km
      Moose Mountain 1 7 7 213.1 km

      Local Trail Supporters

      • Friends of Kananaskis Country
      • By pinkrobe CMBA & contributors
      • Admins: BVMBA, CAMBA, CAMBA, cafemech
      • #8518 - 6,739 views

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