15.5 miles
2,820 ft
-2,852 ft
1 mile
High Point

Adds the new 727 trail to a loop of Special K. Be aware that you need to climb the awful, steep part of Sulphur Springs twice.

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727 Special is a 16 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Bragg Creek Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 11 trails. This route climbs 2,820 ft with a max elevation of 6,429 ft then descends -2,852 ft.
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Trails in Route

Elbow Valley2,949 ft
Sulphur Springs2 miles
Pneuma2 miles
7-272 miles
Sulphur Springs2 miles
Moose Mountain Road2 miles
Toothless85 ft
Pneuma4,505 ft
Special K3 miles
Diamond T Loop2,536 ft


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More Stats for 727 Special mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    5 hr 31 min
  • Altitude min
    4,689 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,721 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,688 ft
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  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,661 ft
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youtuber 2019 Bow Cycle Toonie Race // 727 // Moose...
2019 Bow Cycle Toonie Race // 727 // Moose Mountain
trail: 7-27
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Jun 6, 2019
Toothless [Moose Mountain]
Toothless [Moose Mountain]
trail: Toothless
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Nov 10, 2023

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Jan 20, 2024 @ 1:13pm
Jan 20, 2024
groomed top to bottom, handful of new tracks ahead of us leading to some flat packed conditions with lots of sugary ruts. Big group behind us (like 30+) so conditions will have changed by the afternoon.
Dec 30, 2023 @ 1:08pm
Dec 30, 2023
packed and rideable all the way up to 7-27, few deeper sections that are tricky to navigate but otherwise good riding.
Dec 1, 2023 @ 7:09pm
Dec 1, 2023
Toothless is dry with a few patches of snow. The top sections is dry and running like fall time conditions. Few corners with snow but no significant ice from what I saw. As you get closer to the bottom snow becomes more prevalent. But it’s not icy. Decent traction as you go through the little ravines. The drop at the end has snow in the landing but seemed fine to me.
Sulphur Springs
Sep 29, 2023 @ 3:51pm
Sep 29, 2023
Tree has been cleared off the trail, all clear to give er! A few loose sections on the west side of Moose road, but nothing new there. The views up the valley are pretty spectacular!
Special K
Sep 23, 2023 @ 10:33am
Sep 23, 2023
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