18.5 miles
Distance
3,379 ft
Climb
-3,366 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Banded Peak Challenge will be hosting a competitive race on Saturday July 16th in support of Easter Seals Camp Horizon. Only 200 spots available. To sign up search banded peak challenge 2016 or go to http://www.easterseals.ab.ca/site/events/16-02-16/Banded_Peak_Challenge.aspx.

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

Detailed Description
Banded Peak Competitive Track 2016 is a 19 mile intermediate unsanctioned race route located near Bragg Creek Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 25 trails. This route climbs 3,379 ft with a max elevation of 6,612 ft then descends -3,366 ft.
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    Ridgeback Revenge
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Banded Peak Competitive Track 2016 mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    9 hr 4 min
  • Altitude min
    4,685 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,685 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,698 ft
  • Grade max
    -53.4%
  • Grade min
    50.7%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,898 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Race of Spades
Feb 6, 2024 @ 7:27am
Feb 6, 2024
Dry dirt at summit they mix of slush, mud and corn snow. Diamond T loop out was packed snow.
Ridgeback 3
Jan 31, 2024 @ 4:28am
Jan 31, 2024
Almost completely dry
Tom Snow
Jan 31, 2024 @ 4:28am
Jan 31, 2024
Mix of ice and deep snow. Not great
Ridgeback 2
Jan 31, 2024 @ 4:28am
Jan 31, 2024
Very icy climbs. Not great
Ridgeback 1
Jan 6, 2024 @ 1:00am
Jan 6, 2024
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