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  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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  • Backcountry Ski
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      Bow Valley is a valley located along the upper Bow River. Lake Louise and Banff.
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      Region Details
      • 12
      • 9
      • 68
      • 101
      • 42
      • 2

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      252
      Trails Mountain Bike
      242
      Trails E-Bike
      20
      Trails Hike
      233
      Trails Trail Running
      232
      Trails Horse
      21
      Trails Snowshoe
      27
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      6
      Trails Nordic Ski
      62
      Total Distance
      329 miles
      Total Descent
      60,573 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,433 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,637 ft
      Reports
      3,518
      Photos
      1,660
      Ridden Counter
      87,576

      Popular Bow Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Orchid
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      The Odyssey
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Hey McLeod
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Mad Handler
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Soft Yoghurt
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      EKG East
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      FYI
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Long Road to Ruin
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      EKG
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Devonian Drop
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Racecourse downhill
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      The Albertan
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Georgetown Climb
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Killer Bees
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Dipped Cone
      Canmore Nordic Centre

      Bow Valley Mountain Bike Routes

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      Canmore Nordic Center Orange Loop
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      5 miles
      Pedal for Pints - Full Loop
      Horseshoe / G8
      17 miles
      Horseshoe/G8 Loop
      Horseshoe / G8
      6 miles
      Prospector Route
      Exshaw
      4 miles
      Canmore Nordic Center Endurance Loop
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      9 miles
      Canmore Nordic Center Endurance + Orange Loop
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      14 miles
      Horseshoe Slabs route
      Horseshoe / G8
      2 miles
      Pedal for Pints - Adaptive Loop
      Horseshoe / G8
      5 miles
      Prairie View/Jewell Pass Barrier Loop
      Barrier
      9 miles
      razors edge loop from parking lot
      Exshaw
      11 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 15 rides
      Past Week
      • 326 rides

      Photos of Bow Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: wonder ridge
      143 |
      Sep 24, 2020 @ 8:27am
      Sep 24, 2020
      76 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 9:40am
      Aug 26, 2020
      489 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 9:12pm
      Aug 7, 2017
      330 |
      Jul 11, 2017 @ 10:39am
      Jul 11, 2017
      882 |
      Dec 1, 2015 @ 10:30am
      Dec 1, 2015
      trail: Prospector
      1,398 |
      Jun 11, 2013 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 11, 2013
      trail: Prospector
      152 |
      Nov 21, 2012 @ 10:31am
      Nov 21, 2012
      trail: Orchid
      637 |
      May 9, 2009 @ 8:34pm
      May 9, 2009

      Videos of Bow Valley Mountain Bike

      Canmore Drop Park
      trail: Drop Line
      22 | Sep 15, 2021

      28 | Jul 19, 2021
      dirt jumps
      92 | Mar 21, 2021
      2021 Marin Alpine Trail Carbon 2 - Ridden
      trail: Prospector
      87 | Dec 10, 2020
      Canmore Skinny Crash
      0:08 | 189 | Sep 7, 2020
      “Oh Doma”
      0:06 | 159 | Jul 26, 2020
      Friday Fails submission
      0:08 | 848 | Jul 23, 2020
      Friday Fails - Daulton Near Death Experience
      0:18 | 390 | Jul 13, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Get In
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 3:04pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      Variablerobmazenccnc CNC Get In is now CLOSED for the season due...
      Get Out
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 3:04pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      Unknownrobmazenccnc CNC Get Out is now CLOSED for the season due...
      Baby Beluga
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 3:03pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      Unknownrobmazenccnc CNC Baby Beluga is now CLOSED for the season...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #843168SpudskisriddentrailPrairie View
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 11:43am
      24 hours
      user #313626cameronrossriddentrailRazors Edge and 3 more
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 7:38am
      1 day
      user #313626cameronrossriddentrailStoney Trail and 2 more
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 7:36am
      1 day
      user #313626cameronrossriddentrailSkogan Pass Trail [Ribbon Creek Side]
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 7:35am
      1 day
      user #1837171SmastersonwishlisttrailRazors Edge
      Oct 17, 2021 @ 1:28pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #975390lukess7reportLower ProspectorWonderful. They are red/black oakley shades....
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 7:31pm
      Oct 3, 2021
      user #975390lukess7reportUpper ProspectorRiding amazing! Lost red Oakley shades on...
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 7:11pm
      Oct 3, 2021
      user #2389060slowengineertrailBaldy Trail (Down)Perfect conditions. One tree down. Lots of...
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 2:18pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      user #631615dldewartrailHighlineIf you climb to descend this would not be the...
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 5:18pm
      Sep 12, 2021
      user #1555583DraftthreetrailBlue Coal ChutesLong road to ruin, is literally a long road to...
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 1:39pm
      Sep 12, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike241282 miles54,528 ft130 miles3,520 ft
      1,6263,47810353,644
      E-Bike2020 miles1,339 ft6 miles1,378 ft
      2,7646270
      Hike233297 miles57,487 ft134 miles4,432 ft
      413,46485,695
      Trail Running232293 miles57,356 ft134 miles4,432 ft
      3,463123,184
      Horse2132 miles4,065 ft10 miles1,365 ft
      1,49219
      Snowshoe2735 miles3,366 ft13 miles2,822 ft
      44139
      Backcountry Ski617 miles1,654 ft6 miles1,447 ft
      41212
      Nordic Ski6292 miles10,558 ft41 miles2,142 ft
      4212,092
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