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  • Icy
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  • Variable
  • Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
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  • Bridge Bridge
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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
      Links
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 1
      • 11
      • 5
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of 3 days ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      UROC
      (www.uroc.ca)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #587
      State Ranking
      #20
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      16
      Trails Trail Running
      15
      Trails Snowshoe
      13
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      11
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      7,002 ft
      Total Vertical
      963 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,234 ft
      Reports
      169
      Photos
      142
      Ridden Counter
      3,496

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 12.7 km avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 15.7 km avg distance

      Photos of Pass Powderkeg Mountain Bike

      38 |
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 6:05am
      Jul 14, 2019
      37 |
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 6:03am
      Jul 14, 2019
      31 |
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 6:03am
      Jul 14, 2019
      trail: Buck 50
      33 |
      Jun 23, 2019 @ 1:13pm
      Jun 23, 2019

      Videos of Pass Powderkeg Mountain Bike

      Buck 50
      trail: Buck 50
      8:29 | 341 | Aug 6, 2017
      Spare Change, Roots O' Hazzard
      4:40 | 518 | Aug 5, 2017
      Testing testing
      trail: Berma-Grin
      0:14 | 509 | Apr 18, 2016
      2015 Rumhead Enduro, Crowsnest Pass
      trail: Berma-Grin
      4:20 | 774 | Jan 19, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Double Dirt-Spresso
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 6:16pm
      3 days
      Drykenclking
      Trick or Tree
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 12:40pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      Variablemilly109
      Alberta Summer Games
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 12:40pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      Variablemilly109
      Chainsaw Massacre Tech Section
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 12:40pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      Drymilly109
      Little Shred Riding Hood
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 8:32am
      Oct 2, 2019
      Snow PackedDaveW2 UROC At 10 am the part of the trail on the...
      Jiffy Pop
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 8:32am
      Oct 2, 2019
      Snow PackedDaveW2 UROC Good riding conditions in the morning...
      Buck 50
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 9:03pm
      Sep 26, 2019
      Unknownjc1515There is a gate across the trail 1/3 the...
      Chainsaw Massacre
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 12:24pm
      Sep 17, 2019
      DryGibbersticks
      Knotty Flo
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 12:24pm
      Sep 17, 2019
      DryGibbersticks
      Buck 50 Option
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 12:24pm
      Sep 17, 2019
      DryGibbersticksSuper fast and grippy.

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #734324kenclkingaddreportDouble Dirt-Spresso and 1 more
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 6:16pm
      3 days
      user #183405stoker1223riddentrailBuck 50 and 11 more
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 7:01pm
      Oct 17, 2019
      user #198132milly109addreportTrick or Tree and 4 more
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 4:21pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #609445DaveW2addreportLittle Shred Riding Hood and 2 more
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 1:49pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      user #366136jc1515addreportBuck 50
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 9:08pm
      Sep 26, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #609445DaveW2trailBuck 50Attention all UROC members and Pass Powderkeg...
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 5:46pm
      Sep 26, 2019
      user #1168751DadinbrazilreportBuck 50Yes, the KOM record on Buck 50 is safe now.
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 5:23am
      Aug 10, 2019
      user #803688BrentZombietrailChainsaw Massacre Tech SectionUnfortunately one of the most underwhelming...
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 2:24pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      user #41980timchala4trailBuck 50Great trail! It's fast, rocky, Bermy, jumpy,...
      Jun 15, 2019 @ 6:24pm
      Jun 15, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      York Creek 1 13 32.8 km
      Hillcrest Mountain 1 24.1 km
      Nez Perce 1 2 15.3 km
      Allison/Chinook8.3 km
      Castle Provincial Park 3 214.7 km

      Local Badges

      • By NMK187 UROC & contributors
      • Admins: UROC
      • #4045 - 6,164 views

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