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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
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • 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
      Bow Valley is a valley located along the upper Bow River. Lake Louise and Banff.
      Region Details
      • 41
      • 11
      • 39
      • 70
      • 20
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 13, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      184
      Trails Mountain Bike
      183
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      183
      Trails Trail Running
      183
      Total Distance
      267 miles
      Total Descent
      60,633 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,050 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,254 ft
      Reports
      1,898
      Photos
      1,278
      Ridden Counter
      39,864

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Canmore Nordic Centre 7 31 8 1
      Montane 5 9
      Kananaskis Village 11 1
      Horseshoe / G8 2 8 1
      Barrier 2 7 1
      view all areas »

      Photos of Bow Valley Mountain Bike

      293 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 9:12pm
      Aug 7, 2017
      145 |
      Jul 11, 2017 @ 10:39am
      Jul 11, 2017
      561 |
      Dec 1, 2015 @ 10:30am
      Dec 1, 2015
      trail: Orchid
      478 |
      May 9, 2009 @ 8:34pm
      May 9, 2009

      Videos of Bow Valley Mountain Bike

      Oops
      trail: Reclaimer
      0:17 | | Jun 22, 2019
      Plaid Goat 2018 Wrap Vid
      0:46 | 540 | Jun 8, 2019
      The Odyssey // Canmore
      17:54 | 84 | May 18, 2019
      this is my day riding razors edge
      0:08 | 173 | Mar 19, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Baldy Trail (Down)
      Barrier
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 8:42pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      Snow CoveredDash8driver Rode baldy 1.5 miles in... on a fatbike...
      Johnny's Trail
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Meander
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Loki's
      Three Sisters Mountain Village
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 2:58pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      Variablerockwall
      Montane Traverse
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Montane Traverse Access
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Ridge Traverse
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Access Road
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Benchlands
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Benchlands Ridge Connector
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Cougar Creek West
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Douglas Fir Trail
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Harvie Heights Climb
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #628883ptrcarsonvotetrailArtistic Merit and 1 more
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:49pm
      20 hours
      user #611761markhollowayupdatedirectoryBow Valley Mountain Bike Alliance
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 10:39am
      1 days
      user #1864598th4tsaxmanriddentrailOrchid and 1 more
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 1:16pm
      2 days
      user #820338rockwalladdreportLoki's
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 2:58pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1483614kerrymacriddentrailLoki's
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 9:21pm
      Oct 12, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1549072toizzztrailEKGPretty muddy. Needs a few days to dry out.
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 7:56pm
      Sep 21, 2019
      user #814958Roadki11trailRazors EdgeTop to bottom is the only way. Finish at the...
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 10:58am
      Sep 12, 2019
      user #1494415goldrush781reportProspectorI have been informed that it was a bunch of...
      Sep 9, 2019 @ 10:55am
      Sep 9, 2019
      user #1539069BikelyftastrailOvenJust a steep fire road. I recommend...
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 10:20am
      Aug 28, 2019
      user #1539069BikelyftastrailNector NoodleFun technical trail going up and down.
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 10:16am
      Aug 28, 2019

      Local Badges

      • By canadaka Trailforks Plus & contributors
      • Admins: AEF, warrenmacdonald, BVMBA, CMBA, AlbertaParks
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