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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
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
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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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      This region encompasses the trail networks in the Elbow Valley, primarily on the north side of Hwy 66.
      Region Details
      • 16
      • 2
      • 18
      • 45
      • 11
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of 1 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      97
      Trails Mountain Bike
      97
      Trails E-Bike
      42
      Trails Hike
      89
      Trails Trail Running
      87
      Trails Horse
      55
      Trails Snowshoe
      3
      Trails Nordic Ski
      3
      Total Distance
      249 miles
      Total Descent
      56,059 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,575 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,715 ft
      Reports
      2,972
      Photos
      1,888
      Ridden Counter
      27,379

      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
      Reconnect
      West Bragg Creek
      7-27
      Moose Mountain
      Bobcat
      West Bragg Creek
      Snakes & Ladders
      West Bragg Creek
      Race of Spades
      Moose Mountain
      Family Guy
      Moose Mountain
      Sugar Mama
      West Bragg Creek
      SHAFT
      Moose Mountain
      Ridgeback 1
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      Ridgeback 2
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      Pneuma
      Moose Mountain

      Elbow Valley Mountain Bike Routes

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      Braggin Wizard
      West Bragg Creek
      8 miles
      Ranger Summit to Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      6 miles
      West Bragg June Ride Plan
      West Bragg Creek
      9 miles
      Prairie Link Loop
      Powderface
      7 miles
      Merlin to Bragging Rights
      West Bragg Creek
      8 miles
      Northern Flow with Merlin
      West Bragg Creek
      9 miles
      Elbow Loop
      Powderface
      31 miles
      Ranger28Boundary
      West Bragg Creek
      17 miles
      Pneuma to Shaft Loop - Short
      Elbow Valley
      12 miles
      Sugar Cat Loop Soup
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      15 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 82 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 584 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Photos of Elbow Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: 7-27
      604 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 4:44pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      trail: Ridgeback 3
      275 |
      Sep 26, 2016 @ 1:03pm
      Sep 26, 2016
      718 |
      Sep 15, 2015 @ 9:02am
      Sep 15, 2015
      882 |
      Nov 6, 2013 @ 3:33pm
      Nov 6, 2013

      Videos of Elbow Valley Mountain Bike

      Faith Healer
      4:50 | 9 | Aug 7, 2020
      You all right?
      trail: Family Guy
      0:11 | 47 | Aug 1, 2020
      Meaty Ogre Steeps
      trail: Meaty Ogre
      0:21 | 80 | Jul 30, 2020
      Riding the Norco @fullerton
      trail: Snagmore
      0:17 | 18 | Jul 24, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Long Distance
      West Bragg Creek
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 3:31pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      DryJugheedTree down across trail when coming...
      Tom Snow north
      Station Flats / Allen Bill
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 10:52am
      Jul 29, 2020
      VariableEldereldoKestrel to Moose loop has been destroyed...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1202409gfedd10addreportWhitetail and 1 more
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 10:26pm
      6 hours
      user #1892484HannaheschmidtaddreportSHAFT
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 10:07pm
      7 hours
      user #1153606Ronaldo99riddentrailBraggin Rights and 3 more
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 8:55pm
      8 hours
      user #1059071StephenBCarterriddentrailFamily Guy
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 7:21pm
      9 hours
      user #1059071StephenBCarterriddentrailSnakes & Ladders and 5 more
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 7:20pm
      9 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #674851CSharptrailFord KnollHigly not recommend this old fashion or old...
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 7:21am
      3 days
      user #719136CannonballertrailBig ElbowRode the loop counyer clockwise today with my...
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 6:02pm
      Aug 9, 2020
      user #2215433jameslangetrailPistoleroThe steep section at the bottom, just before...
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 8:38am
      Aug 9, 2020
      user #2281107GonnadtrailMoose Loop All SeasonThe muddy sections have been sort out, logs...
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 9:36pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      user #2203667GriffinktrailMerlin ViewAmazing trail with a fun flow section. I have...
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 8:18pm
      Aug 7, 2020

      Local Badges

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      • Admins: AEF, warrenmacdonald, CMBA, AlbertaParks
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