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

  • 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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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Reclaimer - Canmore // Bow Valley
Reclaimer - Canmore // Bow Valley
trail: Reclaimer
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Aug 20, 2018
Biking Stoney Squaw in Banff National Park
Biking Stoney Squaw in Banff National Park
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Aug 13, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Montane Traverse
Nov 3, 2018 @ 10:39am
Nov 3, 2018
Minnewanka
Oct 29, 2018 @ 1:29pm
Oct 29, 2018
Great dry conditions, few tourists as winter approaches.
Barrier Powerline
Oct 29, 2018 @ 8:28am
Oct 29, 2018
One big tree across trail, but theres a path around it. Since its late in the season (Oct 29), this will probably get picked up in the spring cleanup.
Prairie View
Oct 28, 2018 @ 10:20pm
Oct 28, 2018
Climb up is clear. The first downhill section on the other side had allot of snow, that side doesn’t get much sun
Goat Creek
Oct 28, 2018 @ 2:44pm
Oct 28, 2018
Oct 27, 2018 Goat Creek Trail Canmore to Banff: Parking lot temp 5 degrees with biting wind and flurries. First 1/3 of ride we encountered compact snow with a light dusting of new snow overnight that made the surface very grippy. Last 2/3 of the ride was a mix of clear sections and a few wet icy sections that were slippery and easy to go sideways on/crash on if one wasn't cautious. Looking far ahead / trail scanning was very important! All rideable if one rode conservatively in the trickier sections. We were riding on regular 27.5" bikes. Two trees across the trail that were easily walked around
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