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      Powderface trailhead is off of Hwy 66, just past the winter gate [Closed Dec. 1 - May 15]. There is an older outhouse and an info kiosk, plus a few picnic tables. The trails in this area are maintained by Alberta Parks.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: Powder Face
      Land Status: Regional Recreation Area
      Cobble Flats google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The trailhead is a few hundred metres past the winter gate, on the right.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 7
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 24, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      8
      Trails Mountain Bike
      8
      Trails E-Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      9
      Trails Trail Running
      9
      Trails Horse
      3
      Total Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent
      9,064 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,228 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,170 ft
      Reports
      188
      Photos
      141
      Ridden Counter
      1,852

      Photos of Powderface Mountain Bike

      16 |
      Sep 9, 2021 @ 11:44am
      Sep 9, 2021
      8 |
      Sep 8, 2021 @ 10:05am
      Sep 8, 2021
      9 |
      Sep 8, 2021 @ 10:04am
      Sep 8, 2021
      9 |
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 9:04pm
      Sep 7, 2021
      8 |
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 9:04pm
      Sep 7, 2021
      12 |
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 9:04pm
      Sep 7, 2021
      23 |
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 9:01pm
      Sep 7, 2021
      25 |
      Jul 3, 2021 @ 5:44pm
      Jul 3, 2021

      Videos of Powderface Mountain Bike

      Powderface Short Loop
      6:59 | 417 | Jul 14, 2017
      Shredding the flow dandruff
      6:54 | 754 | Jan 13, 2011
      Prairie Link Loop, Powderface, AB | Winter Fat...
      17:52 | 52 | Mar 22, 2021 , Bragg Creek
      Prairie Link Loop, Powderface, AB | Winter...

      17:52 | 48 | Mar 15, 2021
      Mountain Bike - Powder Face Creek to Prairie...
      1291 | Sep 5, 2017 , Bragg Creek
      Mountain Bike - Powderface Ridge - not your...
      1456 | Sep 5, 2017 , Bragg Creek
      Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
      737 | May 18, 2016 , Bragg Creek
      Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
      768 | May 18, 2016 , Bragg Creek

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Powderface Creek
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 10:41pm
      Oct 24, 2021
      Dryryancartiers Trail sign out of ground at Powderface...
      Powderface Ridge
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 2:53pm
      Oct 24, 2021
      Dryryancartiers Tree down
      Trail Creek Trail
      Oct 7, 2021 @ 3:09pm
      Oct 7, 2021
      IdealTinyBeachesRoadTrail is in excellent fall conditions. ...
      Prairie Creek
      Oct 7, 2021 @ 3:09pm
      Oct 7, 2021
      IdealTinyBeachesRoadTrail is in excellent fall conditions. ...
      Wildhorse Trail
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 6:48am
      Oct 4, 2021
      Idealracerfacergood conditions. First time riding it and...
      Prairie Mountain
      Oct 2, 2021 @ 1:15pm
      Oct 2, 2021
      DryercchryTrail could do with some maintenance, a...
      Prairie Link
      Sep 21, 2021 @ 4:59pm
      Sep 21, 2021
      IdealkinglisLarge tree down across the trail on the...
      Quirk Creek Trail
      Aug 16, 2020 @ 7:47pm
      Aug 16, 2020
      Dryanotherstoneinthewoods Cleaned up the trail through the...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2890135BnmilescommenttrailPowderface Creek
      Oct 27, 2021 @ 7:27am
      19 hours
      user #1803171ryancartiersaddreportPowderface Creek
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 10:41pm
      Oct 24, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartierscommenttrailPowderface Ridge
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 10:36pm
      Oct 24, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartiersaddreportPowderface Ridge
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 2:53pm
      Oct 24, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartierscommentreportPowderface Ridge
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 6:21pm
      Oct 12, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #2890135BnmilestrailPowderface CreekRode full loop clockwise from Powderface Creek...
      Oct 27, 2021 @ 7:27am
      19 hours
      user #1803171ryancartierstrailPowderface RidgeFun trail with a bit of everything along the...
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 10:36pm
      Oct 24, 2021
      user #1803171ryancartiersreportPowderface RidgeWhat kind of bike is this? At first I thought...
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 6:21pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      user #2224413lenscapetrailPowderface CreekI rode this trail yesterday, and it was full...
      Sep 27, 2021 @ 12:32pm
      Sep 27, 2021
      user #2473512girthystanchiontrailPowderface RidgePoor signage the entire way. Easy to miss the...
      Aug 25, 2021 @ 7:39am
      Aug 25, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Prairie Mountain 5 4 21.9 km
      Station Flats / Allen Bill 2 94.8 km
      Moose Mountain 2 5 8 44.9 km
      Little Elbow 3 36.2 km
      Mclean Creek Off Highway Vehicle PLUZ 2 26.4 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike834 miles9,065 ft18 miles2,228 ft
      #1,976#4514018892,857
      E-Bike417 miles4,751 ft9 miles2,228 ft
      13019
      Hike934 miles9,065 ft18 miles2,228 ft
      #1,551#4011881532
      Trail Running934 miles9,065 ft18 miles2,228 ft
      #1,557#4018888
      Horse313 miles2,694 ft7 miles1,181 ft
      #213#88311
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