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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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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
      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

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 6, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,410
      State Ranking
      #58
      Trails (view details)
      8
      Trails Mountain Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      9
      Trails Trail Running
      9
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      55 miles
      Total Descent
      8,697 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,369 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,311 ft
      Reports
      111
      Photos
      142
      Ridden Counter
      1,109

      Popular Powderface Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      Yesterday
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      Past Week
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      Photos of Powderface Mountain Bike

      31 |
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 8:35pm
      Aug 17, 2019
      trail: Prairie Link
      15 |
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 8:35pm
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      13 |
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 8:35pm
      Aug 17, 2019
      22 |
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 8:35pm
      Aug 17, 2019

      Videos of Powderface Mountain Bike

      Powderface Short Loop
      6:59 | 224 | Jul 14, 2017
      Mountain Bike - Powder Face Creek to Prairie...
      546 | Sep 5, 2017 , Bragg Creek
      Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
      494 | May 18, 2016 , Bragg Creek
      Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
      550 | May 18, 2016 , Bragg Creek

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Powderface Creek
      Sep 2, 2019 @ 6:48am
      Sep 2, 2019
      VariableOhfoshoNot closed. Closure was actually prairie...
      Quirk Creek Trail
      Aug 5, 2019 @ 7:17pm
      Aug 5, 2019
      DrygaryfischerThe Quirk Creek road is being reclaimed...
      Prairie Creek
      Aug 4, 2019 @ 6:16pm
      Aug 4, 2019
      DryddrummondOnly a couple small wet spots but pretty...
      Prairie Link
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 2:41pm
      Jun 9, 2019
      WetBckellerWet and lots of mud puddles to splash...
      Wildhorse Trail
      Aug 11, 2018 @ 3:29pm
      Aug 11, 2018
      DryOhfoshoGood to go. Make sure you follow the gps...
      Prairie Mountain
      Sep 11, 2017 @ 10:44am
      Sep 11, 2017
      Dryericpelletier13

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1263038OldMan71riddentrailBig Elbow and 1 more
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 11:54am
      Sep 24, 2019
      user #18671pinkrobeupdatetrailBig Elbow
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 7:32am
      Sep 17, 2019
      user #1924196CBJakeupdatetrailWildhorse Trail
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 6:12am
      Sep 17, 2019
      user #1200057Hendrix13wishlisttrailBig Elbow and 1 more
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 12:00pm
      Sep 16, 2019
      user #1927004AEF4TrailForksupdatetrailLittle Elbow
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 10:18am
      Sep 15, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1216995mtnrangertrailPowderface CreekNot fun. Straight up and down, loose and...
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 10:28pm
      Aug 8, 2019
      user #77236funkybuddhareportPowderface CreekClosed due to animal carcass.
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 10:32pm
      Jul 18, 2019
      user #77236funkybuddhatrailPowderface CreekClosed due to animal carcass
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 10:31pm
      Jul 18, 2019
      user #1525627OhfoshoreportQuirk Creek TrailCorrection - take the first major RIGHT after...
      Aug 11, 2018 @ 3:34pm
      Aug 11, 2018
      user #1161325LauraannebocktrailPrairie CreekRode with Howie July 3rd.
      Jul 3, 2017 @ 8:52pm
      Jul 3, 2017

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