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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      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
      Cobble Flats google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The trailhead is a few hundred metres past the winter gate, on the right.
      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,991
      State Ranking
      #37
      Trails
      8
      Total Distance
      55 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      22 miles
      Total Descent
      8,722 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,311 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,369 ft
      Reports
      64
      Photos
      65
      Ridden Counter
      732

      Photos of Powderface Mountain Bike

      trail: Big Elbow
      26 |
      Jun 9, 2018 @ 2:22am
      Jun 9, 2018
      Big Elbow, Calgary
      trail: Big Elbow
      19 |
      Jun 9, 2018 @ 2:22am
      Jun 9, 2018
      Big Elbow, Calgary
      trail: Big Elbow
      19 |
      Jun 9, 2018 @ 2:21am
      Jun 9, 2018
      Big Elbow, Calgary
      trail: Little Elbow
      12 |
      Jun 9, 2018 @ 2:20am
      Jun 9, 2018
      Little Elbow, Calgary
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      Videos of Powderface Mountain Bike

      Powderface Short Loop
      6:59 | 126 | Jul 14, 2017
      Mountain Bike - Powder Face Creek to Prairie...
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      Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
      330 | May 18, 2016 , Bragg Creek
      Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
      336 | May 18, 2016 , Bragg Creek
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      Powderface Mountain Bike Routes

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      Elbow Loop
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      Powderface Short Loop
      7 miles
      Powderface Loop
      13 miles

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