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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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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.
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      Kananaskis Country is located West & Southwest of Calgary and borders the town of Canmore and Banff National Park. It includes five provincial parks, four wildland provincial parks, one ecological reserve and several provincial recreation areas. It also encompasses the Canmore Nordic Centre, West Bragg Creek and Moose Mountain.

      As per Alberta Environment and Parks, motorized vehicles are only permitted in specifically designated areas, such as Mclean Creek. They are not permitted on most trails. E-assist [i.e. e-bikes] bikes are not permitted in Provincial Parks and Provincial Recreation Areas. E-bikes up to 600W are allowed in Public Lands.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: Provincial Park
      Region Details
      • 35
      • 12
      • 105
      • 172
      • 68
      • 8

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      577
      Trails Mountain Bike
      415
      Trails E-Bike
      118
      Trails Hike
      391
      Trails Trail Running
      385
      Trails Horse
      104
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      179
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      56
      Trails Snowshoe
      34
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      6
      Trails Nordic Ski
      85
      Total Distance
      1,074 mile
      Total Descent
      275,249 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,812 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,637 ft
      Reports
      7,752
      Photos
      4,478
      Ridden Counter
      134,437

      Popular Kananaskis Country 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
      Orchid
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      The Odyssey
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Hey McLeod
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Mad Handler
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      7-27
      Moose Mountain
      Reconnect
      West Bragg Creek
      Soft Yoghurt
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      EKG East
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Bobcat
      West Bragg Creek
      FYI
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Long Road to Ruin
      Canmore Nordic Centre

      Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike Routes

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      Prairie View to Jewell Pass Loop
      Barrier
      10 miles
      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
      Ranger-Snakes-Bob-Strange
      West Bragg Creek
      13 miles
      WBC - Braggin' Merlin Classic
      West Bragg Creek
      8 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
      Loamzilla Loop
      Prairie Mountain
      6 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 184 rides
      • 18.0 km avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 188 rides
      • 17.5 km avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,305 rides
      • 16.5 km avg distance

      Photos of Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike

      trail: 7-27
      798 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 4:44pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      470 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 9:12pm
      Aug 7, 2017
      304 |
      Jul 11, 2017 @ 10:39am
      Jul 11, 2017
      trail: Ridgeback 3
      348 |
      Sep 26, 2016 @ 1:03pm
      Sep 26, 2016
      835 |
      Dec 1, 2015 @ 10:30am
      Dec 1, 2015
      trail: Prospector
      1,343 |
      Jun 11, 2013 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 11, 2013
      trail: Prospector
      144 |
      Nov 21, 2012 @ 10:31am
      Nov 21, 2012
      trail: Orchid
      620 |
      May 9, 2009 @ 8:34pm
      May 9, 2009

      Videos of Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike


      2 | Jul 19, 2021
      Fun on Race of Spades
      30 | Jun 6, 2021
      dirt jumps
      80 | Mar 21, 2021
      2021 Marin Alpine Trail Carbon 2 - Ridden
      trail: Prospector
      74 | Dec 10, 2020
      Chill
      0:12 | 134 | Oct 7, 2020
      GoProMax: GoPro Best Line Contest Video
      trail: 7-27
      8:05 | 163 | Sep 15, 2020
      Canmore Skinny Crash
      0:08 | 170 | Sep 7, 2020
      0:03 | 102 | Aug 29, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Razors Edge
      Canmore
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 4:45pm
      1 day
      DryLKL1A forest fire is currently being fought...
      Fun Forest
      Quarry Lake Trails
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 3:13pm
      1 day
      DrygranthvTree down
      Baby Beluga
      Canmore Nordic Centre
      Jul 13, 2021 @ 7:33pm
      Jul 13, 2021
      DryCRFroese

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2784010kreadrunwishlisttrailFamily Guy and 1 more
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 4:39pm
      2 hours
      user #1332019X-countryaddreportRoad To Gondor and 3 more
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 4:14pm
      2 hours
      user #1332019X-countryaddreportPrairie Mountain Shoulder Road
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 4:14pm
      2 hours
      user #2271097SeyanduriddentrailBVPP paved trail
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 1:06pm
      6 hours
      user #536527slabGwishlisttrailPneuma
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 12:31pm
      6 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #2437486BradFl2flKtrailMerlin ViewI
      Jul 20, 2021 @ 8:35pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      user #1106739mantistoboggan939trailStrange BrewFun fast trail, flows very well for the...
      Jul 20, 2021 @ 7:45pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      user #1245316RockiesMarctrailTom Snow northJust ride Tom Snow from moose loop to Kestrel...
      Jul 15, 2021 @ 5:18am
      Jul 15, 2021
      user #2707465CRFroesereportNo HomersWe saw we aa
      Jul 13, 2021 @ 8:27pm
      Jul 13, 2021
      user #107111eyuntrailVolcano CreekRode this trail as part of a bikepacking trip....
      Jul 12, 2021 @ 8:34am
      Jul 12, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike413795 miles159,495 ft377 miles4,488 ft
      4,3857,630325109,064
      E-Bike118246 miles61,847 ft118 miles4,062 ft
      56,43033628
      Hike391800 miles147,034 ft362 miles4,984 ft
      487,472217,769
      Trail Running385787 miles146,135 ft360 miles4,984 ft
      27,470242,980
      Horse103274 miles42,608 ft119 miles3,934 ft
      134,030765
      Dirtbike/Moto171191 miles106,713 ft88 miles5,558 ft
      203,70492
      ATV/ORV/OHV5692 miles24,213 ft42 miles3,973 ft
      3,69415
      Snowshoe3468 miles6,601 ft26 miles2,822 ft
      12452230
      Backcountry Ski617 miles1,654 ft6 miles1,447 ft
      68735
      Nordic Ski85142 miles17,119 ft67 miles2,425 ft
      49124,385
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