4.3 miles
Distance
388 ft
Climb
-486 ft
Descent
3,655 ft
High Point

Rip through Bowmont.........

Detailed Description
Bowmont Short is a 4 mile easy route located near Calgary Alberta. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 12 trails. This route climbs 388 ft with a max elevation of 3,655 ft then descends -486 ft.
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34 Reviews & Comments

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ryancartiers (Jun 12, 2022 at 11:19)
Trail Sideshow Bob
super fun trail to have in the city.
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ryancartiers (Jun 12, 2022 at 11:19)
Trail Sideshow Bob
super fun trail to have in the city.
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mantistoboggan939 (Apr 27, 2021 at 20:35)
Great xc trail with nice views. Few fun steeps near the river
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mantistoboggan939 (Apr 27, 2021 at 20:35)
Great xc trail with nice views. Few fun steeps near the river
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mantistoboggan939 (Apr 27, 2021 at 20:35)
Great xc trail with nice views. Few fun steeps near the river
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mantistoboggan939 (Apr 27, 2021 at 20:35)
Great xc trail with nice views. Few fun steeps near the river
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daleroth (Apr 2, 2021 at 17:23)
Just a few wet spots all along. In the coulee there was one section of mud with hidden ice beside.
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daleroth (Apr 2, 2021 at 17:23)
Just a few wet spots all along. In the coulee there was one section of mud with hidden ice beside.
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daleroth (Apr 2, 2021 at 17:23)
Just a few wet spots all along. In the coulee there was one section of mud with hidden ice beside.
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daleroth (Apr 2, 2021 at 17:23)
Just a few wet spots all along. In the coulee there was one section of mud with hidden ice beside.
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daleroth (Apr 2, 2021 at 17:21)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Dry on the face. Only wet in the west end trees.
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daleroth (Apr 2, 2021 at 17:21)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Dry on the face. Only wet in the west end trees.
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Shaunabike (Mar 14, 2021 at 16:02)
So muddy still my bike got jammed up with debris and mud that I had to switch to dry pavement.
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Shaunabike (Mar 14, 2021 at 16:02)
So muddy still my bike got jammed up with debris and mud that I had to switch to dry pavement.
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Shaunabike (Mar 14, 2021 at 16:02)
So muddy still my bike got jammed up with debris and mud that I had to switch to dry pavement.
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Shaunabike (Mar 14, 2021 at 16:02)
So muddy still my bike got jammed up with debris and mud that I had to switch to dry pavement.
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aka-bigsteve (Mar 14, 2021 at 18:26)
That'll teach you! Those scattered dry sections are deceiving. As seen while riding the paved pathways today- the overall network in Bowmont is nowhere near being ready.
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aka-bigsteve (Mar 14, 2021 at 18:26)
That'll teach you! Those scattered dry sections are deceiving. As seen while riding the paved pathways today- the overall network in Bowmont is nowhere near being ready.
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aka-bigsteve (Mar 14, 2021 at 18:26)
That'll teach you! Those scattered dry sections are deceiving. As seen while riding the paved pathways today- the overall network in Bowmont is nowhere near being ready.
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aka-bigsteve (Mar 14, 2021 at 18:26)
That'll teach you! Those scattered dry sections are deceiving. As seen while riding the paved pathways today- the overall network in Bowmont is nowhere near being ready.
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Shaunabike (Mar 14, 2021 at 21:38)
Yea, Best to wait at least a week or two! At least I’m good at carrying ????
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Shaunabike (Mar 14, 2021 at 21:38)
Yea, Best to wait at least a week or two! At least I’m good at carrying ????
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Shaunabike (Mar 14, 2021 at 21:38)
Yea, Best to wait at least a week or two! At least I’m good at carrying ????
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Shaunabike (Mar 14, 2021 at 21:38)
Yea, Best to wait at least a week or two! At least I’m good at carrying ????
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Trenzalorian (Sep 22, 2020 at 15:33)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Way, way too dry right now. Threatening to slide you right off the drop.
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Trenzalorian (Sep 22, 2020 at 15:33)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Way, way too dry right now. Threatening to slide you right off the drop.
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graymanc (May 14, 2019 at 17:48)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Perfect and tacky
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graymanc (May 14, 2019 at 17:48)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Perfect and tacky
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jonhanley42 (Apr 17, 2019 at 11:58)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Dusty and dry right now.
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jonhanley42 (Apr 17, 2019 at 11:58)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Dusty and dry right now.
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Fuzzxy (Jul 20, 2017 at 7:30)
One of my favorite trails in the city of Calgary . Along side of the bow river. You get lots of ups and down's . Great view's . At the end there are some cool features/jumps . And i's a good length
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Fuzzxy (Jul 20, 2017 at 7:30)
One of my favorite trails in the city of Calgary . Along side of the bow river. You get lots of ups and down's . Great view's . At the end there are some cool features/jumps . And i's a good length
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Fuzzxy (Jul 20, 2017 at 7:30)
One of my favorite trails in the city of Calgary . Along side of the bow river. You get lots of ups and down's . Great view's . At the end there are some cool features/jumps . And i's a good length
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Fuzzxy (Jul 20, 2017 at 7:30)
One of my favorite trails in the city of Calgary . Along side of the bow river. You get lots of ups and down's . Great view's . At the end there are some cool features/jumps . And i's a good length
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
More Stats for Bowmont Short mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -98 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,528 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,652 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,553 ft
  • Grade
    -0.4%
  • Grade max
    -21.8%
  • Grade min
    27%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,619 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Sideshow Bob
Sep 9, 2022 @ 8:17am
Sep 9, 2022
Rained last night. Clay was greasy. Should dry out today.
Bowmont Singletrack
Sep 6, 2022 @ 1:05pm
Sep 6, 2022
trail in great shape
Krusty Flats
Jul 9, 2022 @ 6:36pm
Jul 9, 2022
Moistly clear (not a typo)
Lookout Below
Jun 5, 2022 @ 9:39am
Jun 5, 2022
CMBA Link
May 12, 2022 @ 3:03pm
May 12, 2022
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