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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
      • 2
      • 6

      Open on Aug 12, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,019
      State Ranking
      #41
      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
      75
      Photos
      111
      Ridden Counter
      812

      Photos of Powderface Mountain Bike

      5 |
      Aug 9, 2018 @ 4:27pm
      Aug 9, 2018
      Powderface Creek, Calgary
      trail: Big Elbow
      7 |
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 5:17pm
      Aug 7, 2018
      Big Elbow, Calgary
      trail: Big Elbow
      8 |
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 5:15pm
      Aug 7, 2018
      Big Elbow, Calgary
      trail: Big Elbow
      9 |
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 5:12pm
      Aug 7, 2018
      Big Elbow, Calgary
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      Videos of Powderface Mountain Bike

      Powderface Short Loop
      6:59 | 155 | Jul 14, 2017
      Mountain Bike - Powder Face Creek to Prairie...
      215 | Sep 5, 2017 , Bragg Creek
      Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
      355 | May 18, 2016 , Bragg Creek
      Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
      363 | May 18, 2016 , Bragg Creek
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      Powderface Mountain Bike Routes

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      7 miles
      Elbow Loop
      31 miles
      Powderface Short Loop
      7 miles
      Powderface Loop
      13 miles

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