9.3 miles
Distance
1,644 ft
Climb
-1,622 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

A challenging loop that includes two very different trails, the blue flow of 7-27 and the chunky tech of Billy Dog.

Detailed Description
7-27 & Billy Dog From Ings is a 9 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Bragg Creek Alberta. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 1,644 ft with a max elevation of 5,680 ft then descends -1,622 ft.
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8 Reviews & Comments

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whisky (May 15, 2022 at 11:11)
Trail Billy Dog
What this trail seems to be known for, and what stands out to me most on this trail, are the steep, sharp corners that are made up of rooted-roll-downs. It will definitely test your bike handling skills.
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Backpocket (Aug 20, 2020 at 8:24)
Trail 7-27
Fast, flowing, and fun — good vibes the entire trail!
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Deinarson (Jun 10, 2019 at 15:25)
Trail Ninja Cow
Seems like the most efficient way to pedal back to the trail system if you wound up at the highway via Brakeless
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Uthrid (Jun 7, 2019 at 19:42)
Trail 7-27
An absolutely amazing trail both wet and dry. Fast and flowing, my favourite downhill trail so far.
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daleeinarson (Sep 13, 2016 at 12:26)
Trail Billy Dog
I've been hitting up the first part of Family Guy to Billy Dog during the late summer/fall of 2016 and it's a total blast! Like many trails on Moose, Billy Dog is a blend of multiples disciplines, featuring some gnarly DH tech, some shore style wood jumps and even some fun skinny bridge options that don't interrupt the flow of the trail.
The steep, technical sections at the are worth riding over and over to find the fastest line as there's so much opportunity to gain or cut time here. There are several ultra tight steep switchbacks to really hone in your cornering abilities on difficult corners. The jumps have gaps and therefore some consequence, but they're a comfortable size to hit at trail speed. There's a bit of tech going into them and on the landings, but for the most part, they're reletively open. If you're getting comfortable with jumping, this is a good trail to start incorporating them into the trail environment, as the trees aren't nearly as tight on the landings as many of the jumps other trails like Race Of Spades.

I enjoyed riding the Family Guy to Billy Dog route at the start of the day, because you get a bit of a nice warm up on FG before dropping right into some mean steeps.
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bikepirate99 (May 27, 2016 at 21:28)
Trail 7-27
Where do you park your car? I am planning to go ride the down hill trails this weekend for the first time ever but don't know how I will climb up the hills with my santa cruz down hill bike once I have already gone down.
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Ducimus (May 2, 2016 at 15:18)
Trail 7-27
A great ride. They put a lot of work into building this trail.

When the trail ended at Sulphur Springs I took a left turn rolled/peddled back down to Hwy 1.
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gwest (Apr 28, 2016 at 11:59)
Trail 7-27
Stoked to give this a rip!
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Trails in Route

Ninja Cow955 ft
7-271 mile
Cutoff420 ft
Billy Dog3,163 ft

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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
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    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for 7-27 & Billy Dog From Ings mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    21 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,822 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,853 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,875 ft
  • Grade max
    -120.3%
  • Grade min
    47.5%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,043 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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7-27
Sep 25, 2022 @ 11:50am
Sep 25, 2022
Lots of rocks, dirt and debris pooling in areas. Quite loose
Cutoff
Sep 25, 2022 @ 9:03am
Sep 25, 2022
Ninja Cow
Sep 18, 2022 @ 8:17am
Sep 18, 2022
Billy Dog
Jul 27, 2022 @ 6:56am
Jul 27, 2022
Running great, but features (while rideable) are a bit worse for wear. the skinny section has broken at the end, and someone slapped a plank on it which turned it into a derailleur eater.
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