8.1 miles
Distance
1,332 ft
Climb
-1,229 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Out from Allen Bill parking on Elbow, take Sugar Daddy, Strange Brew, Boundary Ridge and back to Allen Bill on Elbow. This route could be ridden either direction.

Detailed Description
Allen Sugar Brew Boundary Elbow Out is a 8 mile less popular intermediate route located near Bragg Creek Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 9 trails. This route climbs 1,332 ft with a max elevation of 5,421 ft then descends -1,229 ft.
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25 Reviews & Comments

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ryancartiers (Nov 4, 2021 at 8:09)
Trail Sugar Daddy
great climbing trail for riders moving from beginner to intermediate; trail maintains an easy grade with intermediate sections here & there, and becomes easier the higher you get with several spots you can rest carrying your speed, one short rockier section towards the top before the rock bench/lookout
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mantistoboggan939 (Jul 20, 2021 at 19:45)
Trail Strange Brew
Fun fast trail, flows very well for the majority after the small climb a quarter way in. Many potential natural gaps
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mantistoboggan939 (Jul 20, 2021 at 19:45)
Trail Strange Brew
Fun fast trail, flows very well for the majority after the small climb a quarter way in. Many potential natural gaps
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whisky (Jan 7, 2021 at 16:44)
Trail Strange Brew
Nice and grippy but, full of horse tracks that make for a bumpy, slow, uncomfortable start to decent. ~2-4 km ?
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whisky (Jan 7, 2021 at 16:44)
Trail Strange Brew
Nice and grippy but, full of horse tracks that make for a bumpy, slow, uncomfortable start to decent. ~2-4 km ?
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Gonnad (Aug 16, 2020 at 10:08)
Good condition dry and dusty
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Gonnad (Aug 16, 2020 at 10:08)
Good condition dry and dusty
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Babalabonte (Jul 29, 2020 at 10:21)
Trail Elbow
Gift de en
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Babalabonte (Jul 29, 2020 at 10:21)
Trail Elbow
Gift de en
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Babalabonte (Jul 29, 2020 at 10:21)
Trail Elbow
Gift de en
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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 7:46)
Trail Strange Brew
I did this yesterday. If you like roots and rocks this is the one for you, recommend going up Rangers and down Strange Brew. A few muddy patches but in good condition.
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Gonnad (Jul 26, 2020 at 7:46)
Trail Strange Brew
I did this yesterday. If you like roots and rocks this is the one for you, recommend going up Rangers and down Strange Brew. A few muddy patches but in good condition.
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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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Davidbopp (May 25, 2020 at 6:46)
Lots of mud. Not possible to ride without damaging the trail.
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Lopht (Sep 1, 2019 at 17:07)
Trail Strange Brew
Makes Ranger Summit totally worthwhile!
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Lopht (Sep 1, 2019 at 17:07)
Trail Strange Brew
Makes Ranger Summit totally worthwhile!
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Jugheed (May 14, 2019 at 21:15)
Trail Strange Brew
May 14, Trail is in pretty good shape.
Unfortunately can’t say the same for the Baruch’s Corner sign at the top lookout, and the trail-map at the Elbow junction. Somebody thinks that wrecking the signs is fun or something.
Anyway, let’s respect what has been provided for the enjoyment of the area without ruining it for everybody.
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Jugheed (May 14, 2019 at 21:15)
Trail Strange Brew
May 14, Trail is in pretty good shape.
Unfortunately can’t say the same for the Baruch’s Corner sign at the top lookout, and the trail-map at the Elbow junction. Somebody thinks that wrecking the signs is fun or something.
Anyway, let’s respect what has been provided for the enjoyment of the area without ruining it for everybody.
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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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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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rollin-dubs (Jul 23, 2015 at 10:28)
Trail Sugar Daddy
Trail continues across the elbow to snagmore, not up the elbow towards boundary as the map shows.
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onecogpaul (Sep 14, 2015 at 20:33)
Trail Sugar Daddy
Fixed!
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EVdad (Apr 12, 2015 at 7:22)
Trail mostly damp with occasional muddy patches and many dry areas.
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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

Elbow1 mile
Sugar Daddy2 miles
Strange Brew1 mile
Boundary Ridge2 miles
Elbow4,347 ft

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Allen Sugar Brew Boundary Elbow Out mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,566 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,576 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,678 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -41.5%
  • Grade min
    34.8%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,481 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Strange Brew
Oct 1, 2022 @ 4:49pm
2 days
Elbow
Sep 17, 2022 @ 11:19am
Sep 17, 2022
Sugar Daddy
Sep 7, 2022 @ 6:58pm
Sep 7, 2022
Dry with a few small puddles
Boundary Ridge
Sep 2, 2022 @ 9:29am
Sep 2, 2022
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