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      A single track stacked loop system, on the northeast side of the Pass Powderkeg ski hill in Blairmore that now extends to the summit ridge with great views to the West.

      Pass Powderkeg was the site for the 2009 S. Alberta Summer Games cross-country and Alberta Cup downhill mountain biking events. Some of that trail is still in use but 12 km of singletrack trail have been added since 2010 including the Berma-Grin flow trail in 2014.

      At the trailhead you will find a skills park for a little diversion.

      There is a very nice mix of high-quality, cross country trail that will take you to the top of the hill with viewpoints of Turtle Mt and peaks on the Divide. A number of options are available around mid-hill so you can mix it up.

      Berma-Grin, Alberta Cup DH and Roots O'Hazard are downhill only; all other trail can be ridden in either direction.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      Albert Stella Arena at 17 Ave. and 127 St in Blairmore
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      Caution on Nov 25, 2018
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #533
      State Ranking
      #23
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      16
      Trails Trail Running
      16
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent
      7,271 ft
      Total Vertical
      983 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,234 ft
      Reports
      95
      Photos
      127
      Ridden Counter
      1,987

      Photos of Pass Powderkeg Mountain Bike

      trail: Berma-Grin
      29 |
      Dec 4, 2018 @ 7:46am
      Dec 4, 2018
      Berma-Grin, Blairmore
      7 |
      Sep 14, 2018 @ 5:05pm
      Sep 14, 2018
      Betanger Creek, Crowsnest Pass
      6 |
      Sep 14, 2018 @ 5:04pm
      Sep 14, 2018
      Betanger Creek, Crowsnest Pass
      9 |
      Sep 14, 2018 @ 5:02pm
      Sep 14, 2018
      Powderkeg-York Connector
      more photos »

      Videos of Pass Powderkeg Mountain Bike

      Buck 50
      trail: Buck 50
      8:29 | 214 | Aug 6, 2017
      Spare Change, Roots O' Hazzard
      4:40 | 291 | Aug 5, 2017
      Testing testing
      trail: Berma-Grin
      0:14 | 400 | Apr 18, 2016
      2015 Rumhead Enduro, Crowsnest Pass
      trail: Berma-Grin
      4:20 | 667 | Jan 19, 2016
      more videos »

      Recent Activity

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      user #1270941Willy-girladdphotoWilly Peters at Berma-Grin in Blairmore, Alberta, Canada
      Dec 4, 2018 @ 8:09am
      Dec 4, 2018
      user #1024218lumpy2000addridelogDec 2, 2018 ride log
      Dec 2, 2018 @ 2:20pm
      Dec 2, 2018
      user #1024218lumpy2000addridelogDec 1, 2018 ride log
      Dec 1, 2018 @ 1:11pm
      Dec 1, 2018
      user #1024218lumpy2000addridelogNov 26, 2018 ride log
      Nov 26, 2018 @ 11:00am
      Nov 26, 2018
      user #1160848JenniferSeilleaddridelogNov 23, 2018 ride log
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 2:20pm
      Nov 23, 2018
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Crowsnest Pass Skills Parkskill parkBlairmore
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