7.6 miles
Distance
1,112 ft
Climb
-1,110 ft
Descent
5,000 ft
High Point

Leg 3 of the 2017 Grizzly MTB Marathon 50km course.

Detailed Description
2017 Grizzly MTB Marathon - Leg 3 is a 8 mile intermediate race route located near Canmore Alberta. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 13 trails. This route climbs 1,112 ft with a max elevation of 5,000 ft then descends -1,110 ft.
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16 Reviews & Comments

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Draftthree (Sep 12, 2021 at 13:39)
Long road to ruin, is literally a long road to ruin. You will be ruined. But you will also be ruined on Georgetown, only that's a much shorter road to ruin. Personally, I think Georgetown is the way to go. Neither way is pleasant
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98teg (Jul 6, 2021 at 18:11)
Riding this as a climbing trail the trail name is very fitting. It's a lungbuster, the downs only lead to more ups. Atleast climbing it is doable there are no roots to hop over. I still would ride it again as a climb trail.
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saddle (May 11, 2021 at 17:22)
Long Road to Ruin is a great climb out of the valley after you have descended Odessa or Coal Chutes. Ignore anything “Bre-Dude” has posted, as he clearly hasn’t a clue.
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Bre-don (Oct 26, 2020 at 12:21)
Trail EKG
It's a shit trail. All of these comments of it being great are paid employees of the nordic center.
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Bre-don (Sep 29, 2020 at 23:59)
The fact that this app says you SHOULD enter from the north is just f*cked. It COULD be enjoyable from the south to north but still...who the f*ck designs these trails man there's lots of declining hill and not a single f*cking trail utilizing it in the right direction?
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Bre-don (Sep 29, 2020 at 23:50)
Blue coal chutes IS fun. Don't f*cking exit to long road to ruin. Don't listen to anyone saying long road to ruin is both ways...that trail going in THAT direction is f-u-c-k-i-n-g horrid. I'm convinced the only sane way out of this area is georgetown interpretive.
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Bre-don (Sep 29, 2020 at 23:41)
Listen to me.
Long road to ruin should be entered from the south (autistic ferit or w.e the f*ck). The problem is it'll dump you in that f*cking corner where there isn't any fun way out and it's just f*cking pig work to get back. DO NOT ENTER THIS TRAIL FROM BLUE COAL CHUTES. Going north to south on this trail was the worst f*cking idea I've had yet.
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toizzz (Sep 21, 2019 at 19:56)
Trail EKG
Pretty muddy. Needs a few days to dry out.
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dwoima (Jul 14, 2019 at 10:02)
Trail EKG
Trail in very good condition with just a muddy spots easily avoided
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LT-Canmore (Jul 11, 2019 at 18:39)
Trail EKG
Trail in good condition
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dwoima (Aug 25, 2018 at 11:19)
Trail EKG
Trail in great shape. Aug 23/18.
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Christian1975 (Aug 5, 2018 at 15:00)
Trail EKG
Thx y
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azim3136 (Jul 12, 2018 at 23:13)
Trail Get In
Great beginner ride, or warmup ride!
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Canmore813 (May 20, 2018 at 7:13)
Trail EKG
Great ride out there this morning, may 20 2018.
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Keithhaines (May 7, 2018 at 5:04)
Trail EKG
Trail in good condition may 6th
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Deinarson (Aug 17, 2017 at 12:37)
What a weird little connecting trail. Short but a few different paths and ways to ride it. I tried to figure out the "correct" way but given the name, my guess is the is no"correct" way. Just ride your bike and have fun! It's mostly just a connector, though - not something I'd purposely seek out.
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  • Race Course
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Ridelogs
    7
More Stats for 2017 Grizzly MTB Marathon - Leg 3 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,347 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,646 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,649 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.4%
  • Grade min
    41.3%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,058 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Get In
Oct 18, 2022 @ 8:28am
Oct 18, 2022
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON due to Frozen Thunder Roll Out. Please do not cross the ski track on bikes or on foot. reporter
Baby Beluga
Oct 18, 2022 @ 8:28am
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CLOSED FOR THE SEASON due to Frozen Thunder Roll Out. Please do not cross the ski track on bikes or on foot. reporter
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Oct 13, 2022 @ 2:24pm
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Orchid
Oct 10, 2022 @ 4:17am
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Long Road to Ruin
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