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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • 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

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      This region encompasses the trail networks in the Elbow Valley, primarily on the north side of Hwy 66.
      Region Details
      • 15
      • 2
      • 11
      • 46
      • 10
      • 2


      Caution on 22 hours

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      86
      Trails Mountain Bike
      86
      Trails E-Bike
      35
      Trails Hike
      81
      Trails Trail Running
      81
      Total Distance
      231 miles
      Total Descent
      54,051 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,829 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      11,968 ft
      Reports
      2,338
      Photos
      1,553
      Ridden Counter
      16,737

      Photos of Elbow Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: 7-27
      391 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 4:44pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      trail: Ridgeback 3
      192 |
      Sep 26, 2016 @ 1:03pm
      Sep 26, 2016
      600 |
      Sep 15, 2015 @ 9:02am
      Sep 15, 2015
      776 |
      Nov 6, 2013 @ 3:33pm
      Nov 6, 2013

      Videos of Elbow Valley Mountain Bike

      Toothless - Black Ice Edition
      trail: Toothless
      7:21 | 16 | Aug 4, 2019
      Switch Yard stacker
      0:17 | 609 | Jan 12, 2019
      Sugar Momma
      trail: Sugar Mama
      12:22 | 173 | Nov 5, 2018
      MooseDuro 2018
      3:22 | 407 | Oct 1, 2018

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      West Crystal Line (fat biking segment) w
      West Bragg Creek
      Jul 21, 2019 @ 11:09am
      Jul 21, 2019
      Prevalent MudladyhawkeSignificant trail damage from users...
      Moose Loop
      West Bragg Creek
      Jul 21, 2019 @ 11:09am
      Jul 21, 2019
      VariableladyhawkeDead Cow near Merlin. Attracted a bear in...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Tom Snow north
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 6:24am
      22 hours
      VariablequinnltdClear from Dawson to Kestrel, a bit wet...
      Braggin Rights
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 5:27pm
      2 days
      DryBrompton
      Whitetail
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 2:18pm
      3 days
      Dryjohnm63A very few muddy spots, the rest was good.
      Merlin View
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 2:18pm
      3 days
      Dryjohnm63A very few puddles, the rest was dry.
      Ranger Summit
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 8:44am
      Aug 11, 2019
      WetnschrammRecent rain has made the trail wet with...
      Bobcat
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 8:44am
      Aug 11, 2019
      WetnschrammRecent rain has made the trail wet with...
      Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 8:44am
      Aug 11, 2019
      WetnschrammRecent rain has made the trail wet with...
      Cutoff
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 5:26pm
      Aug 7, 2019
      DrynschrammDry fast and fun.
      Moose Road to Special K / Pneuma Connector
      Moose Mountain
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 5:26pm
      Aug 7, 2019
      DrynschrammDry and dusty
      Special K
      Moose Mountain
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 5:26pm
      Aug 7, 2019
      DrynschrammDry and fast. I'll put up with riding...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1277071TanjouaddridelogAug 17, 2019 ride log
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 10:53pm
      6 hours
      user #1881524Daniel-01riddentrailElbow Valley and 1 more
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 9:38pm
      7 hours
      user #1137244Bretson10votetrail7-27
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 9:27pm
      7 hours
      user #1137244Bretson10riddentrail7-27
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 9:26pm
      7 hours
      user #1147254bbromleyriddentrailPneuma
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 8:54pm
      8 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #381872R-M-RtrailBrakelessUpper section has a few decent berms. Lower...
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 11:44pm
      Aug 8, 2019
      user #1216995mtnrangertrailPowderface CreekNot fun. Straight up and down, loose and...
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 10:28pm
      Aug 8, 2019
      user #869404downshift10trailMerlin ViewGreat trail. Perfect conditions as of aug 2019
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 8:49pm
      Aug 7, 2019
      user #1160099Hjmiller243trailOld ForgetmenotRode west to east. Forget Me Not climb is a...
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 9:24pm
      Aug 3, 2019
      user #1881524Daniel-01trailBig ElbowThe river crossing was a little more than...
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 8:00pm
      Aug 3, 2019

      Local Badges

      • By pinkrobe CMBA & contributors
      • Admins: warrenmacdonald, CMBA, AlbertaParks
      • #17890 - 2,732 views

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