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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
Contribute Details
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  • 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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Activity Recordings
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.
Trails Deemphasized
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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
      • 19
      • 3
      • 32
      • 51
      • 13
      • 6

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      335
      Trails Mountain Bike
      125
      Trails E-Bike
      92
      Trails Hike
      117
      Trails Trail Running
      112
      Trails Horse
      71
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      217
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      68
      Trails Snowmobile
      8
      Trails Snowshoe
      12
      Trails Nordic Ski
      10
      Total Distance
      505 miles
      Total Descent
      110,774 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,306 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,715 ft
      Reports
      4,359
      Photos
      2,359
      Ridden Counter
      47,583

      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
      Ridgeback 1
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      Sugar Mama
      West Bragg Creek
      SHAFT
      Moose Mountain
      Ridgeback 2
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      Prairie Mountain Shoulder Road
      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
      Ranger-Snakes-Bob-Strange
      West Bragg Creek
      13 miles
      West Bragg June Ride Plan
      West Bragg Creek
      9 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
      Loamzilla Loop
      Prairie Mountain
      6 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 124 rides
      Yesterday
      • 31 rides
      Past Week
      • 418 rides

      Photos of Elbow Valley Mountain Bike

      227 |
      Mar 27, 2018 @ 11:42am
      Mar 27, 2018
      trail: Merlin View
      558 |
      Feb 22, 2018 @ 4:46pm
      Feb 22, 2018
      trail: 7-27
      864 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 4:44pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      trail: Family Guy
      353 |
      Oct 3, 2017 @ 1:30pm
      Oct 3, 2017
      trail: Toothless
      456 |
      Oct 3, 2017 @ 1:28pm
      Oct 3, 2017
      | 1 comments
      trail: Ridgeback 3
      364 |
      Sep 26, 2016 @ 1:03pm
      Sep 26, 2016
      852 |
      Sep 15, 2015 @ 9:02am
      Sep 15, 2015
      998 |
      Nov 6, 2013 @ 3:33pm
      Nov 6, 2013

      Videos of Elbow Valley Mountain Bike

      Fun on Race of Spades
      61 | Jun 6, 2021
      Chill
      0:12 | 174 | Oct 7, 2020
      GoProMax: GoPro Best Line Contest Video
      trail: 7-27
      8:05 | 178 | Sep 15, 2020
      0:03 | 127 | Aug 29, 2020
      Option #2
      0:13 | 82 | Aug 15, 2020
      Option 1
      0:15 | 110 | Aug 15, 2020
      Faith Healer
      4:50 | 78 | Aug 7, 2020
      You all right?
      trail: Family Guy
      0:11 | 122 | Aug 1, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      T-Dub
      Moose Mountain
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 11:55am
      Oct 9, 2021
      DryX-country

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Family Guy
      Moose Mountain
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 5:38pm
      57 mins
      VariablemattnbikeMix of icy and wet till just past...
      Billy Dog
      Moose Mountain
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 5:35pm
      1 hours
      DrymattnbikeSmall bit of moisture but mostly dry
      Jean Guy on The Rocks
      Moose Mountain
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 5:34pm
      1 hours
      VariablemattnbikeTop bit is snowy and wet but things clear...
      Race of Spades
      Moose Mountain
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 5:29pm
      1 hours
      Variablemattnbike70% dusty dry but the other 30% is mucky...
      Kestrel
      West Bragg Creek
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 7:58am
      11 hours
      Variabletbsska Kestrel was wet with patches of snow...
      Braggin Rights
      West Bragg Creek
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 9:45am
      2 days
      Freeze/thaw CyclejvenhuisFairly dry, but snow/ice covered in some...
      Merlin View
      West Bragg Creek
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 9:45am
      2 days
      Freeze/thaw Cyclejvenhuis
      Prairie Mountain Shoulder Road
      Moose Mountain
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 3:53pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      DryLmiz
      Flo's Diner
      Prairie Mountain
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 3:53pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      Snow CoveredLmizThin layer of snow from top to bottom,...
      Telephone Loop
      West Bragg Creek
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 2:27pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      Snow Coveredgfedd10

      Activity Feed

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      user #993036mattnbikeaddreportRace of Spades and 3 more
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 5:29pm
      1 hours
      user #533352karenhachevotetrailJean Guy on The Rocks
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 1:49pm
      5 hours
      user #1163244MotherofTuckerriddentrailRace of Spades and 1 more
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 8:22am
      10 hours
      user #234537tbsskaaddreportKestrel
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 7:58am
      11 hours
      user #873022mrrandersonaddreportRace of Spades
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 7:18pm
      23 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1803171ryancartiersreportPowderface RidgeWhat kind of bike is this? At first I thought...
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 6:21pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      user #193581aka-bigstevetrailSidetraxA fun trail that is still a bit raw. Bone dry...
      Oct 8, 2021 @ 5:42pm
      Oct 8, 2021
      user #180624rip2bfreetrailT-DubI can answer the name question. I was one of...
      Oct 2, 2021 @ 3:00pm
      Oct 2, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartiersreportSulphur Springs2 or 3 people could probably lift and move...
      Sep 29, 2021 @ 5:30pm
      Sep 29, 2021
      user #193581aka-bigstevereportSulphur SpringsA pruning saw would handle that, easily!
      Sep 28, 2021 @ 9:31am
      Sep 28, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike125277 miles56,627 ft133 miles3,576 ft
      2,2994,28621265,774
      E-Bike92194 miles43,763 ft90 miles3,379 ft
      63,83828621
      Hike117252 miles40,643 ft110 miles3,576 ft
      134,125132,712
      Trail Running112247 miles40,167 ft108 miles3,576 ft
      4,12411388
      Horse71184 miles23,451 ft79 miles3,110 ft
      132,425550
      Dirtbike/Moto217219 miles53,009 ft102 miles3,973 ft
      232,109209
      ATV/ORV/OHV6896 miles24,596 ft44 miles3,973 ft
      2,09722
      Snowmobile8
      163
      Snowshoe1221 miles1,535 ft8 miles499 ft
      11821121
      Nordic Ski1026 miles2,710 ft12 miles827 ft
      439828
      • By pinkrobe CMBA & contributors
      • Admins: AEF, warrenmacdonald, AlbertaParks
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