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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Bow Valley is a valley located along the upper Bow River. Lake Louise and Banff.
      Region Details
      • 42
      • 11
      • 32
      • 64
      • 18
      • 2

      Open on Sep 17, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      169
      Total Distance
      207 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      92 miles
      Total Descent
      43,258 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,724 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,520 ft
      Reports
      1,100
      Photos
      910
      Ridden Counter
      19,808

      Photos of Bow Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Prairie View
      128 |
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 1:15pm
      Sep 4, 2017
      Prairie View, Turner Valley
      trail: Loki's
      55 |
      Feb 11, 2017 @ 6:08pm
      Feb 11, 2017
      Loki's, Calgary
      476 |
      Dec 1, 2015 @ 10:30am
      Dec 1, 2015
      Black Coal Chutes, Calgary
      trail: Orchid
      405 |
      May 9, 2009 @ 8:34pm
      May 9, 2009
      Orchid, Canmore
      more photos »

      Videos of Bow Valley Mountain Bike

      Canmore Mountain Biking: Wooden Bridges at...
      0:38 | 11 | Aug 13, 2018
      Canmore Nordic Centre: Odysessy
      0:35 | 52 | Aug 12, 2018
      Canmore Nordic Cetre, Drop Off
      trail: No Homers
      0:04 | 52 | Aug 7, 2018
      Canmore Nordic Centre: Drop Off
      trail: No Homers
      0:08 | 33 | Aug 7, 2018
      more videos »

      Bow Valley Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      razors edge loop from parking lot
      11 miles
      Giver6er race
      7 miles
      Grizzly Ultra leg 3: Lynx
      8 miles
      YYCMTB - Plaid Goat Intermediate Ride
      8 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1509978binthefreeridertrailOrgan Donorreally fun!!!!
      Aug 28, 2018 @ 10:09am
      Aug 28, 2018
      user #1509978binthefreeridertrailFYInice and fast!!!!
      Aug 28, 2018 @ 10:09am
      Aug 28, 2018
      user #1509978binthefreeridertrailSoft Yoghurtfun little jump trail!
      Aug 28, 2018 @ 10:08am
      Aug 28, 2018
      user #1509978binthefreeridertrailLaundry Chutespretty good!!!!
      Aug 28, 2018 @ 10:08am
      Aug 28, 2018
      user #1509978binthefreeridertrailOrgan Donorreally fun A-lines
      Aug 28, 2018 @ 10:07am
      Aug 28, 2018
      more »

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      Sep 22, 2018 @ 5:25pm
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      Sep 22, 2018 @ 4:56pm
      42 mins
      user #1329421jschambaddridelogSep 22, 2018 ride log
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 3:28pm
      2 hours
      user #1343050northey2444addridelogSep 21, 2018 ride log and 1 more
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 11:30am
      6 hours
      user #1361933CverlyaddridelogSep 21, 2018 ride log
      Sep 21, 2018 @ 10:05pm
      20 hours
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