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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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      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
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      (www.uroc.ca)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #553
      State Ranking
      #23
      Trails
      19
      Total Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      5,655 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,234 ft
      Total Vertical
      983 ft
      Reports
      72
      Photos
      117
      Ridden Counter
      1,387

      Photos of Pass Powderkeg Mountain Bike

      15 |
      May 5, 2018 @ 10:10pm
      May 5, 2018
      Double Dirt-Spresso, My City
      14 |
      May 5, 2018 @ 10:10pm
      May 5, 2018
      Double Dirt-Spresso, My City
      14 |
      May 5, 2018 @ 10:10pm
      May 5, 2018
      Double Dirt-Spresso, My City
      trail: Spare Change
      73 |
      Jan 15, 2018 @ 2:15pm
      Jan 15, 2018
      Spare Change, Blairmore
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      Videos of Pass Powderkeg Mountain Bike

      Buck 50 in Crowsnest Pass
      trail: Buck 50
      8:29 | 145 | Aug 6, 2017
      Spare Change & Roots O' Hazzard, Crowsnest...
      4:40 | 202 | Aug 5, 2017
      Testing testing
      trail: Berma-Grin
      0:14 | 352 | Apr 18, 2016
      2015 Rumhead Enduro, Crowsnest Pass
      trail: Berma-Grin
      4:20 | 630 | Jan 19, 2016
      more videos »

      Recent Activity

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      user #1042235PPKJeffaddridelogJun 17, 2018 ride log
      Jun 17, 2018 @ 9:21pm
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      Jun 13, 2018 @ 7:36pm
      Jun 13, 2018
      user #1042235PPKJeffaddridelogJun 12, 2018 ride log
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 9:55pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      user #1042235PPKJeffaddridelogJun 10, 2018 ride log
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 8:40pm
      Jun 10, 2018
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Crowsnest Pass Skills Parkskill parkBlairmore
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