12.7 miles
Distance
1,825 ft
Climb
-1,837 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

This is a winter loop that can be ridden in either direction but is best riding it counter clockwise. Nice easy warm up on telephone loop before moving on to some blue trails.

Detailed Description
anything but merlin is a 13 mile popular intermediate route located near Bragg Creek Alberta. This winter fat bike primary route can be used both directions. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 1,825 ft with a max elevation of 5,594 ft then descends -1,837 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Winter Fat Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
More Stats for anything but merlin mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,626 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,639 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,626 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.3%
  • Grade min
    28.8%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Braggin Rights
Apr 10, 2024 @ 10:56am
Apr 10, 2024
Compact snow for the most part with sections of mud, dry soil, ice and runoff.
Snowy Owl
Apr 9, 2024 @ 3:51am
Apr 9, 2024
Get those rides in as it's in its last legs based on the weather. Fat bike rideable in most sections, but not for long.
Reconnect
Mar 10, 2024 @ 9:56am
Mar 10, 2024
Strange Brew
Mar 9, 2024 @ 1:05am
Mar 9, 2024
Overall great for warming conditions. Downs are rutted in turns.
Disconnect
Feb 17, 2024 @ 11:02am
Feb 17, 2024
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