13.5 miles
Distance
2,095 ft
Climb
-2,094 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Start at Boulton Creek Campground parking.

Detailed Description
22 km, 750 m loop is a 14 mile less popular expert route located near Kananaskis Country Alberta. This nordic ski only route. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 2,095 ft with a max elevation of 6,947 ft then descends -2,094 ft.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Nordic Ski
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ridelogs
    9
More Stats for 22 km, 750 m loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 37 min
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,607 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,607 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,607 ft
  • Grade max
    -71.9%
  • Grade min
    52.4%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,215 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Whiskey Jack
Jan 28, 2024 @ 9:23am
Jan 28, 2024
Tyrwhitt w
Jan 28, 2024 @ 9:23am
Jan 28, 2024
Elk Pass w
Dec 13, 2023 @ 3:44am
Dec 13, 2023
Trackset on Dec. 8 but remains (mostly) in excellent condition. The opening climb out of the trailhead is a bit icy from everyone snowplowing the descent but has benefitted from the strong winds blowing fresh snow onto it from the trees. The rest of the trail is primo! (It might be the only trail without issue right now with this warm, dry El Nino winter)
Kananaskis Fire Lookout
Jun 24, 2023 @ 5:25am
Jun 24, 2023
Fun mtb descent. It’s an old road, so temper your expectations. Was also an exciting XC ski when I did it in the winter. It felt more manageable on a bike! There is a creek crossing at the bottom, so be aware of that. Might get wet shoes!
Hydroline
Feb 12, 2023 @ 3:07am
Feb 12, 2023
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