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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

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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
  • 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
      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
      Region Details
      • 64
      • 13
      • 61
      • 133
      • 42
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of 2 days ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      318
      Trails Mountain Bike
      319
      Trails E-Bike
      45
      Trails Hike
      319
      Trails Trail Running
      312
      Trails Horse
      53
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      701 miles
      Total Descent
      147,627 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,963 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      11,968 ft
      Reports
      4,539
      Photos
      3,450
      Ridden Counter
      71,391

      Photos of Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike

      trail: 7-27
      439 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 4:44pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      293 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 9:12pm
      Aug 7, 2017
      561 |
      Dec 1, 2015 @ 10:30am
      Dec 1, 2015
      trail: Orchid
      478 |
      May 9, 2009 @ 8:34pm
      May 9, 2009

      Videos of Kananaskis Country Mountain Bike

      Moose Mountain 7-27 trail
      trail: 7-27
      3:19 | 17 | Sep 28, 2019
      Toothless - Black Ice Edition
      trail: Toothless
      7:21 | 33 | Aug 4, 2019
      Oops
      trail: Reclaimer
      0:17 | | Jun 22, 2019
      Plaid Goat 2018 Wrap Vid
      0:46 | 540 | Jun 8, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Baldy Trail (Down)
      Barrier
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 8:42pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      Snow CoveredDash8driver Rode baldy 1.5 miles in... on a fatbike...
      Johnny's Trail
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Meander
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Strange Brew
      West Bragg Creek
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 11:12am
      2 days
      Freeze/thaw CyclepaigeflohrHike Fallen tree! Watch out! ????
      Loki's
      Three Sisters Mountain Village
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 2:58pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      Variablerockwall
      Montane Traverse
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Montane Traverse Access
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Ridge Traverse
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Access Road
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Benchlands
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Benchlands Ridge Connector
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Cougar Creek West
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...
      Douglas Fir Trail
      Montane
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      UnknownrockwallAll Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #628883ptrcarsonvotetrailArtistic Merit and 1 more
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:49pm
      5 hours
      user #1753007RubberduckmonkeywishlisttrailJumpingpound Loop
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 2:06pm
      1 days
      user #1864598th4tsaxmanriddentrailOrchid and 1 more
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 1:16pm
      1 days
      user #1956880WingsoficarysriddentrailSnagmore
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 4:59am
      2 days
      user #18671pinkrobeaddtrailEast Crystal Line and 1 more
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 4:46pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1577407MariaBtrailHigh Rockies - Blackshale to PeninsulaIs some limited gravel parking on the north...
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 4:12am
      Sep 23, 2019
      user #1577407MariaBreportHigh Rockies - Blackshale to PeninsulaFast, flowy, tacky. No mud.
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 4:03am
      Sep 23, 2019
      user #1577407MariaBtrailHigh Rockies - Blackshale to PeninsulaDownhill flow in conifers. Shuttle from NW...
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 4:00am
      Sep 23, 2019
      user #1577407MariaBtrailHigh Rockies Blackshales Kostam BridgeThere is a ride around if you don't want to...
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 3:56am
      Sep 23, 2019
      user #1549072toizzztrailEKGPretty muddy. Needs a few days to dry out.
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 7:56pm
      Sep 21, 2019

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