12.4 miles
Distance
1,945 ft
Climb
-1,945 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Route to access WBC trails from Allen Bill Parking lot while during construction closures of the WBC Parking Lot

Detailed Description
Allen Bill Access to Snag/Boundary/Ranger/SugarMama is a 12 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 6 trails. This route climbs 1,945 ft with a max elevation of 5,580 ft then descends -1,945 ft.
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21 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
mungbean (Jul 25, 2022 at 12:28)
Trail Bobcat
Very underrated downhill. Fast and flowy with great views up top.
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Brukalski (Jun 9, 2022 at 21:13)
Good condition, couple stops but good climb
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ryancartiers (Nov 5, 2021 at 17:26)
Trail Bobcat
this trail's a hoot
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Nomolos2006 (Sep 11, 2021 at 15:11)
Trail Bobcat
Best trail in the area, very flowy
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Jasongyip (Jan 13, 2021 at 13:35)
In pretty good condition today. Some fresh snow at the top. Fun climb!
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whisky (Jan 3, 2021 at 8:23)
Jan 2, morning
Snow too soft. Constant momentum interruptions by hikers or coming to a halt on 3/4 of the hills due to sinking or being pulled into ruts.

Best to stick to low elevations this week with the warmer temps.
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Gonnad (Aug 16, 2020 at 10:08)
Good condition dry and dusty
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aka-bigsteve (Aug 4, 2020 at 16:35)
Trail Sugar Mama
Mama black bear and 2 cubs spotted about halfway down Snakes yesterday morning.
They just kept moving downslope away from the trail.
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RockiesMarc (Aug 4, 2020 at 15:13)
Trail Sugar Mama
Mama bear and cub seen by the switchbacks mid route. Non aggressive but right by the trail. Mama is big enough!
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Babalabonte (Jul 29, 2020 at 10:21)
Trail Elbow
Gift de en
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Gonnad (Jul 26, 2020 at 7:52)
If you want a quieter ride at the weekend use the trails to the south of the carpark. Rangers Summit yesterday was dry and in good condition.
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Gonnad (Jul 9, 2020 at 4:41)
Wet and top film of mud
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Davidbopp (May 25, 2020 at 6:46)
Lots of mud. Not possible to ride without damaging the trail.
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agiard (Oct 25, 2019 at 5:41)
Icy patches for the first km then it clears up nicely.
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Lopht (Sep 1, 2019 at 17:06)
Little wet Sep 1. Nice easy consistent climb
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powderfinger (Jul 12, 2019 at 15:46)
Excellent condition
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MarkruShredding (Sep 25, 2018 at 6:57)
Sept 24 trail in good condition but wet and greasy in many areas.
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Lenniee (Jul 10, 2018 at 14:24)
Bad trail fell off so many times needs a new everything I rate it 1/10
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Jugheed (Oct 21, 2017 at 18:14)
Trail Sugar Mama
A few trees down across the trail.
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rcaughlin (Aug 18, 2017 at 5:16)
Long climb that doesn't stop until the top.
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  • + 1
EVdad (Apr 12, 2015 at 7:22)
Trail mostly damp with occasional muddy patches and many dry areas.
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Trails in Route

Sugar Mama2 miles
Bobcat1,867 ft
Snagmore3 miles
Boundary Ridge3 miles
Ranger Summit3 miles
Elbow4,400 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Allen Bill Access to Snag/Boundary/Ranger/SugarMama mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,567 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,581 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,580 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -31.4%
  • Grade min
    25.8%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,667 ft
Avg: 3 (1 votes)
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  • Prevalent Mud
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Boundary Ridge, West Bragg Creek.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

statustraildateconditiondescription
Ranger Summit
Nov 26, 2022 @ 11:34am
3 days
Lots of ice. Large tree across the path
Snagmore
Nov 12, 2022 @ 1:05pm
Nov 12, 2022
Sugary. Gets worse the farther you go. Pretty much unridable on the climb.
Bobcat
Oct 18, 2022 @ 7:10am
Oct 18, 2022
Elbow
Sep 17, 2022 @ 11:19am
Sep 17, 2022
Boundary Ridge
Sep 2, 2022 @ 9:29am
Sep 2, 2022
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