162 miles
Distance
27,204 ft
Climb
-27,635 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Is this even possible in a day?

Think you've got what it takes to tackle this monster ride? This is the ultimate link-up of single track in the Bow Valley with minimal double track and road between trail. Be the first to complete this punishing course. Best ridden in the listed direction for maximum flow.

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Details

  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for Bow Valley Extreme mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,271 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,739 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,308 ft
  • Grade
    -0.05%
  • Grade max
    -90.641%
  • Grade min
    86.191%
  • Distance climb
    68 miles
  • Distance down
    59 miles
  • Distance flat
    36 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      Roller before re-entering the trees
      Roller before re-entering the trees
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      May 27, 2020
      Optional Rock Roll
      Optional Rock Roll
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      May 27, 2020
      Optional rock roll line before the slabs

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      EKG East
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 12:47pm
      1 days
      A few wet spots, but nothing major.
      No Homers
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 12:47pm
      1 days
      Hey McLeod
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 12:47pm
      1 days
      Georgetown Climb
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 12:47pm
      1 days
      Montane Traverse
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 6:52pm
      2 days
      A few small puddles (can ride beside most) but otherwise in great shape still.
      more reports »
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