17.6 miles
Distance
2,512 ft
Climb
-2,510 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Take a loop starting at Braggin Rights up to Merlin. At the top of Merlin continue onto Kestrel down to Tom Snow. Continue on Tom Snow back to Merlin. Head up Merlin again to finish the Merlin loop and then back to Braggin Rights.

Detailed Description
Braggin Kestrel Merlin Loop is a 18 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Bragg Creek Alberta. This e-bike primary route can be used one direction. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 2,512 ft with a max elevation of 5,513 ft then descends -2,510 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    E-Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
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  • Direction
    One Direction
More Stats for Braggin Kestrel Merlin Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,648 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,649 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,649 ft
  • Grade max
    -56.1%
  • Grade min
    56.5%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Trying to Ride Merlins in Bragg creek Fast|...
Trying to Ride Merlins in Bragg creek Fast| Alberta Mountain Biking
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Merlin View Descent, Bragg Creek, 6.5 YO, 20' HT
Merlin View Descent, Bragg Creek, 6.5 YO, 20" HT
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Merlin View
Jun 5, 2024 @ 10:16pm
Jun 5, 2024
Tree down across trail on Merlin descent (afternoon June 5).
Braggin Rights
Jun 2, 2024 @ 11:44am
Jun 2, 2024
Kestrel
Jun 2, 2024 @ 11:44am
Jun 2, 2024
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