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      This region encompasses the trail networks in the Elbow Valley, primarily on the north side of Hwy 66.
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      Region Details
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      • 62
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      • 1

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      417
      Trails Mountain Bike
      137
      Trails E-Bike
      112
      Trails Horse
      79
      Trails Hike
      129
      Trails Trail Running
      125
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      260
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      80
      Trails Snowmobile
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      22
      Trails Nordic Ski
      25
      Total Distance
      545 miles
      Total Descent
      105,110 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,774 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,715 ft
      Reports
      6,620
      Photos
      2,550
      Ridden Counter
      68,208

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: A Rowdy, Stoke-Inducing 2020 Recap from the Flannel Crew
      Jan 6, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      2020 was very good to some.
      Race Report: Plenty of New Stages at the MooseDuro 2019
      Sep 24, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Blue skies, sunshine, and tacky dirt at Moose Mountain, Alberta

      Popular Elbow Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Braggin Rights
      West Bragg Creek
      Merlin View
      West Bragg Creek
      Ranger Summit
      West Bragg Creek
      Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      7-27
      Moose Mountain
      Reconnect
      West Bragg Creek
      Bobcat
      West Bragg Creek
      Snakes & Ladders
      West Bragg Creek
      Race of Spades
      Moose Mountain
      Family Guy
      Moose Mountain
      Prairie Mountain Shoulder Road
      Moose Mountain
      Ridgeback 1
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      Sugar Mama
      West Bragg Creek
      SHAFT
      Moose Mountain
      Pneuma
      Moose Mountain

      Elbow Valley Mountain Bike Routes

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      Braggin Rights and two lopsided of merlin
      West Bragg Creek
      12 miles
      Braggin Wizard
      West Bragg Creek
      8 miles
      Goldilocks
      West Bragg Creek
      6 miles
      WBC - Braggin' Merlin Classic
      West Bragg Creek
      8 miles
      West Bragg June Ride Plan
      West Bragg Creek
      9 miles
      Ranger-Snakes-Bob-Strange
      West Bragg Creek
      13 miles
      Ranger Summit to Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      6 miles
      Prairie Link Loop
      Powderface
      7 miles
      Ranger, Snakes, Ridgeback, Bobcat, Strange Brew, Boundary
      West Bragg Creek
      13 miles
      Powderface Short Loop
      Powderface
      7 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 14 rides
      Yesterday
      • 9 rides
      Past Week
      • 197 rides

      Photos of Elbow Valley Mountain Bike

      285 |
      Mar 27, 2018 @ 11:42am
      Mar 27, 2018
      trail: Merlin View
      725 |
      Feb 22, 2018 @ 4:46pm
      Feb 22, 2018
      trail: 7-27
      1,036 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 4:44pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      trail: Family Guy
      425 |
      Oct 3, 2017 @ 1:30pm
      Oct 3, 2017
      trail: Toothless
      539 |
      Oct 3, 2017 @ 1:28pm
      Oct 3, 2017
      | 1 comments
      trail: Ridgeback 3
      425 |
      Sep 26, 2016 @ 1:03pm
      Sep 26, 2016
      977 |
      Sep 15, 2015 @ 9:02am
      Sep 15, 2015
      1,134 |
      Nov 6, 2013 @ 3:33pm
      Nov 6, 2013

      Videos of Elbow Valley Mountain Bike

      Woodridge MTB - Rainbird (Tribute Video)
      trail: Loamzilla
      6 | Jan 26, 2023
      Best Of Moose Mountain (2022)
      38 | Jan 11, 2023
      Traumageddon | The Edit
      trail: Trom
      38 | Oct 27, 2022
      PoV: Flight 66 ride with BIke ta Bai
      31 | Oct 9, 2022
      Fall Sends
      193 | Oct 4, 2022
      All Time Fall Time - Flight 66
      23 | Oct 4, 2022
      2 PoV’s: Rock Garden and Step Down
      23 | Oct 3, 2022
      PoV: with Reyrvn and Bike ta Bai ahredders
      | Oct 2, 2022

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2852678MindfulplumberwishlistrouteScreamin' Eagle
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 8:11am
      2 days
      user #2409937kinglisaddreportSnakes & Ladders and 3 more
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 8:03pm
      Feb 5, 2023
      user #729894kayakerdadaddreportTelephone Loop
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 7:50pm
      Feb 5, 2023
      user #1202409gfedd10addreportReconnect and 2 more
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 6:37pm
      Feb 5, 2023
      user #2368638KHOUGENriddentrailMountain View West
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 6:18pm
      Feb 5, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #328677sylvainvanierreport7-27The more people ride it, the better it will get!
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 1:29pm
      Feb 5, 2023
      user #1192710ogmandrakereportKestrelDamnit grammar has failed me! You’re welcome!
      Jan 15, 2023 @ 2:15pm
      Jan 15, 2023
      user #3083732Sarahdoyle02trailMoose Mountain RoadHow's the snow coverage on the road? Possible...
      Jan 13, 2023 @ 6:37pm
      Jan 13, 2023
      user #1073234dowentrailMerlin ViewThe description is actually correct. Don’t...
      Oct 16, 2022 @ 1:55am
      Oct 16, 2022
      user #39831flyin-ryantrailWildhorse TrailStill a great old school ride.
      Oct 10, 2022 @ 9:10pm
      Oct 10, 2022

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike137277 miles58,002 ft127 miles3,576 ft
      2,4566,50624287,869
      E-Bike112231 miles49,281 ft105 miles3,379 ft
      76,050361,639
      Horse79185 miles22,753 ft76 miles3,110 ft
      132,521584
      Hike129269 miles40,896 ft110 miles3,576 ft
      226,258184,069
      Trail Running125265 miles40,476 ft109 miles3,576 ft
      6,25621958
      Dirtbike/Moto260250 miles45,348 ft119 miles2,438 ft
      473,325805
      ATV/ORV/OHV80114 miles14,708 ft54 miles2,438 ft
      3,26739
      Snowmobile22 miles279 ft1 mile1,788 ft
      1,4147
      Snowshoe2243 miles4,672 ft17 miles1,801 ft
      11,4541169
      Nordic Ski2531 miles3,061 ft14 miles827 ft
      7772,114
      • By pinkrobe CMBA & contributors
      • Admins: AEF, warrenmacdonald, AlbertaParks
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