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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
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
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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  • Photos
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  • 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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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Calgary riding areas include 12 Mile Coulee, Bowmont, Eastlands and Nose Hill in the NW, Fish Creek Park in the SE/SW and a smattering of singletrack elsewhere in the city. Lift accessed riding is available at Canada Olympic Park.

      Trail maintenance in 12 Mile Coulee, Bowmont Park, and Fish Creek Park is handled by the Calgary Mountain Bike Alliance together with volunteers and the permission of the City of Calgary and Alberta Parks.

      Outside of Calgary, the Kananaskis Country area has hundreds of km of trails.
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: Cowtown
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 243
      • 53
      • 408
      • 309
      • 39
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 27, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,066
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,056
      Trails E-Bike
      403
      Trails Hike
      997
      Trails Trail Running
      985
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      23
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      4
      Total Distance
      475 miles
      Total Descent
      38,394 ft
      Total Vertical
      937 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,185 ft
      Reports
      7,212
      Photos
      2,292
      Ridden Counter
      153,227
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Calgary Mountain Bike

      179 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 12:48am
      May 24, 2020
      243 |
      Sep 25, 2019 @ 6:45am
      Sep 25, 2019
      trail: Brickburn
      240 |
      Jun 11, 2019 @ 6:20pm
      Jun 11, 2019
      169 |
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 7:23pm
      Dec 23, 2018
      trail: The Ridge
      413 |
      Mar 13, 2017 @ 5:40pm
      Mar 13, 2017
      trail: The Ridge
      559 |
      Mar 13, 2017 @ 5:39pm
      Mar 13, 2017
      trail: Safari Planet
      449 |
      Aug 24, 2016 @ 10:49am
      Aug 24, 2016
      trail: Safari Planet
      451 |
      May 23, 2015 @ 7:30pm
      May 23, 2015

      Videos of Calgary Mountain Bike

      Why I Ride
      23 | Oct 19, 2021
      YT Tues tests
      trail: Fishhook
      | Sep 2, 2021
      Through the Gut
      32 | Aug 20, 2021
      Kid SENDING of Kicker Ramp
      0:04 | 445 | May 20, 2020
      Party Laps in summer of 2019
      0:12 | 134 | May 19, 2020
      COP
      2:07 | 144 | Feb 4, 2020
      Aug 15 2019 Solo MTB Ride (COP Calgary)
      21:32 | 64 | Aug 17, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Blind Corner
      May 4, 2022 @ 5:02pm
      May 4, 2022
      VariablePotWatcherWater & mud at the log swamp near the...
      Hockey Stick Extension
      Apr 23, 2022 @ 10:58am
      Apr 23, 2022
      Snow CoveredmtbcliffHike
      Hockey Stick
      Apr 23, 2022 @ 10:58am
      Apr 23, 2022
      Snow CoveredmtbcliffHike

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #585189Hephaes7usaddreport12 Mile Coulee
      May 15, 2022 @ 6:06pm
      15 hours
      user #556763ur55addreportRenfrew Switchbacks
      May 15, 2022 @ 5:53pm
      15 hours
      user #556763ur55addreportRegional Path - Max Bell LRT to Barlow and 1 more
      May 15, 2022 @ 5:53pm
      15 hours
      user #2763055CheeseDrinkaddreportFine Grind Connector and 11 more
      May 15, 2022 @ 2:35pm
      19 hours
      user #2805748PETERur8BdnwishlisttrailElbow River Pathway (River Park to Fort Calgary)
      May 15, 2022 @ 12:36pm
      21 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailInglewood PromenadeChainlink fence installed along tracks, do not...
      Apr 30, 2022 @ 5:01pm
      Apr 30, 2022
      user #1157364Aidan6900reportBrisebois TraverseValue added :)
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 7:50am
      Apr 29, 2022
      user #2409937kinglisreportWandering WillieBe careful
      Mar 1, 2022 @ 8:01pm
      Mar 1, 2022
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailSideshow BobWe're lucky to have great trails like this in...
      Nov 19, 2021 @ 5:28pm
      Nov 19, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailEphoffNon-technical climb with gradually increasing...
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 6:58pm
      Oct 21, 2021

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Canada Olympic Parkbike parkCalgary
      COP Skills Parkskill parkCalgary
      Fairview Bike Parkskill parkCalgary
      Fish Creek Skills Parkskill parkCalgary
      Griffith Woods Dirt Jump Bike Parkskill parkCalgary

      Pinkbike Articles

      Jan 28, 2009
      Gravity Logic:  Designing, Digging and Riding Gravity Logic: Designing, Digging and Riding
      Gravity Logic, a bike park design and innovations company based out of Whistler, BC, reviews their biggest year of buildin', diggin' and riding...
      Dec 14, 2004
      Group Personal Training Group Personal Training
      Are you still procrastinating over getting to the gym to get ready for next biking season? Are you in spin classes already but are wondering what...
      Aug 12, 2004
      Canada Cup Results Canada Cup Results
      Last weekend Calgary hosted the lastest Canada Cup races at Canada Olympic Park. Read on for a complete list of results.
      Check out...

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,056469 miles37,959 ft188 miles938 ft
      #22#22,2767,20847162,152
      E-Bike403255 miles18,999 ft103 miles853 ft
      #37#326,63532,288
      Hike997458 miles35,089 ft181 miles938 ft
      #15#2137,15572,493
      Trail Running985453 miles34,787 ft179 miles938 ft
      #15#27,1541313,012
      Horse42 miles85 ft3,999 ft312 ft
      2,05110
      Dirtbike/Moto11 mile56 ft2,848 ft33 ft
      #62,0515
      ATV/ORV/OHV11 mile56 ft2,848 ft33 ft
      2,0515
      Snowmobile11 mile56 ft2,848 ft33 ft
      Snowshoe237 miles1,191 ft3 miles476 ft
      #1513120
      Downhill Ski11 mile56 ft2,848 ft33 ft
      #5633
      Backcountry Ski11 mile56 ft2,848 ft33 ft
      #8170
      Nordic Ski42 miles128 ft1 mile384 ft
      #112,274
      • By radek Trailforks SDBA & contributors
      • Admins: AEF, warrenmacdonald, CMBA, DonYx, ryancartiers
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