13.5 miles
Distance
2,647 ft
Climb
-2,650 ft
Descent
5,179 ft
High Point

***Course will be marked and complete by SATURDAY at 7:00pm***
**Short Course is Stage 1, 2, 3, 6, 7

2016 BC Enduro Series | Canmore Race

Short Course is stages 1, 2, 3, 6, 7



REGISTRATION INFORMATION

You may only register (plate and timing pickup) during your allotted time frames. NO
EXCEPTIONS

Day-of registrations at the appropriate age time.

You are not permitted to start the course until your allotted departure time

7:30am VOLUNTEER and FIRST-AID MEETING - Meet at REGISTRATION TENT
8:00-8.30am: Men 30-39 | REGISTRATION and Briefing
8:30am: Men 30-39 Depart
8:30-9.05am: Men 21-29 | REGISTRATION and Briefing
9:05am: Men 21-29 Depart
9:00-9.35am: Women and Short Course | REGISTRATION and Briefing
9:35am: Women and Short Course Depart
9:30am-10.05am: U21 and 15 and Under | REGISTRATION and Briefing
10:05am: U21 and 15 and Under Depart
10:00am-10.35am: Master 40+ Men | REGISTRATION and Briefing
10:35am: Master 40+ Men Depart
10:30am-11:15am: Pro Men REGISTRATION and Briefing
11:20am: PRO MEN DEPART (ANY PRO RIDERS LEAVING PRIOR TO 11:20AM will face a 3:00 Minute Penalty

Detailed Description
Canmore 2016 Osprey BC Enduro Series | Canmore is a 13 mile intermediate race route located near Canmore Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 19 trails. This route climbs 2,647 ft with a max elevation of 5,179 ft then descends -2,650 ft.

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30 Reviews & Comments

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ryanbouma CTSS (Aug 14, 2022 at 6:52)
Trail Soft Yoghurt
Loved this. Wish it didn’t end. We used it to ride back to town.
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Draftthree (Sep 12, 2021 at 13:39)
Long road to ruin, is literally a long road to ruin. You will be ruined. But you will also be ruined on Georgetown, only that's a much shorter road to ruin. Personally, I think Georgetown is the way to go. Neither way is pleasant
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saddle (May 11, 2021 at 17:22)
Long Road to Ruin is a great climb out of the valley after you have descended Odessa or Coal Chutes. Ignore anything “Bre-Dude” has posted, as he clearly hasn’t a clue.
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Bre-don (Oct 26, 2020 at 12:21)
Trail EKG
It's a shit trail. All of these comments of it being great are paid employees of the nordic center.
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Bre-don (Oct 19, 2020 at 15:31)
Trail The Albertan
TOTALLY A GREAT TRAIL
- this comment was paid for by the pretentious dickwads at nordic center.
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Bre-don (Sep 30, 2020 at 0:20)
Trail EKG East
Rideable but where the f*ck is the fun at? I mean SUPER jarring...not a single view. On my third time taking this run I decided I never want to be on it again. Stupid f*cking trail. EKG more north and below the beginning of odyssey may be the only sensible enjoyable part?
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Bre-don (Sep 30, 2020 at 0:11)
Trail Killer Bees
Yet again a perfect example of wtf on this app OR the nordic center is just horrifically designed. Killer bees would be one of the better runs at nordic but here we go again with these c*nts telling you to bike UP a track when it's really obvious you should be going the opposite way. Too bad there's no good way to get to it. For anyone who doesn't understand Nordic center definitions yet...
Cross country (have fun going uphill pussy)
Technical (our trails are the roughest you could imagine)
Full suspension (did we mention we have the worst terrain possible)
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Bre-don (Sep 29, 2020 at 23:50)
Blue coal chutes IS fun. Don't f*cking exit to long road to ruin. Don't listen to anyone saying long road to ruin is both ways...that trail going in THAT direction is f-u-c-k-i-n-g horrid. I'm convinced the only sane way out of this area is georgetown interpretive.
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Aryka (Sep 26, 2020 at 22:03)
Trail EKG East
Rideable for me (intermediate blue, mtb) but no fun. Maybe I just like more flow, but it felt like there was no reward for the unending jarring. I found there to be lots of crossings with other fast trails, so I couldn't get into groove. Lots of roots made for a dicey ride after a passing shower. I eventually gave up and took Meadowview (MV on the map, = greyed out access road) to Odyssey - way more scenic and fun.
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Caribou14 (Dec 18, 2019 at 13:08)
Trail Ziggy's
super fun!!
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Caribou14 (Dec 18, 2019 at 13:08)
short but very fun trail
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toizzz (Sep 21, 2019 at 19:56)
Trail EKG
Pretty muddy. Needs a few days to dry out.
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Bikelyftas (Aug 28, 2019 at 10:20)
Trail Oven
Just a steep fire road. I recommend riding/pushing up to then ride down back door.
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Bikelyftas (Aug 28, 2019 at 10:16)
Fun technical trail going up and down.
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Bikelyftas (Aug 28, 2019 at 10:15)
Trail Back Door
Another great trail. Again easy going up, fast and flowy going down and a couple line choices along the way. Love it
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Bikelyftas (Aug 28, 2019 at 10:13)
Trail Killer Bees
Great little trail. Easy going up and nice and flowy going down.
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Claireandheryeti (Aug 3, 2019 at 19:30)
Short but sweet, couple of tricky drops but nothing you don't see coming and can't walk around. One of my favourites!
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dwoima (Jul 14, 2019 at 10:02)
Trail EKG
Trail in very good condition with just a muddy spots easily avoided
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LT-Canmore (Jul 11, 2019 at 18:39)
Trail EKG
Trail in good condition
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hbesley (Apr 10, 2019 at 21:21)
Trail Soft Yoghurt
In prime condition, nice and grippy
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binthefreerider (Aug 28, 2018 at 10:08)
Trail Soft Yoghurt
fun little jump trail!
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binthefreerider (Aug 28, 2018 at 10:08)
pretty good!!!!
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dwoima (Aug 25, 2018 at 11:19)
Trail EKG
Trail in great shape. Aug 23/18.
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Christian1975 (Aug 5, 2018 at 15:00)
Trail EKG
Thx y
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azim3136 (Jul 12, 2018 at 23:15)
Trail Soft Yoghurt
This is a tough climb after riding EKG that takes you back to the Day Lodge, really tops of the jello legs! Haha.
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Canmore813 (May 20, 2018 at 7:13)
Trail EKG
Great ride out there this morning, may 20 2018.
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Keithhaines (May 7, 2018 at 5:04)
Trail EKG
Trail in good condition may 6th
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johnny-rotten (Feb 17, 2018 at 10:26)
Trail EKG East
Section nicely packed and groomed - great shape with all the snow!
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Deinarson (Aug 17, 2017 at 12:34)
Trail Soft Yoghurt
With berms like this, brakes are optional! Fun and flowy for lots of skill levels. Lots of features but nothing that can't be rolled by novices, or jumped with some speed. Two wheeled roller coaster ride that's fun for the whole family! Smiles!
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Deinarson (Aug 17, 2017 at 12:30)
Trail EKG East
EKG seems to be the primary blue trail for accessing many others. It's has enough up hill downhill sections to keep it interesting but not so steep as to leave you worn out. A nice consistant moderate level of difficulty with many different terrain types and views. Mostly side hill cruising.
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1 | Backdoor > Killer Bees
  • 4,207 ft distance
  • 53 ft climb
  • -397 ft descent
2 Stage 2 | Nector Noodle > The Albertan > Swamp
  • 4,795 ft distance
  • 114 ft climb
  • -311 ft descent
3 Stage 3 | EKG > Blue Coal Chutes
  • 4,872 ft distance
  • 21 ft climb
  • -559 ft descent
4 Stage 4 | T2
  • 1,429 ft distance
  • 8 ft climb
  • -183 ft descent
5 Stage 5 | No Homers
  • 3,328 ft distance
  • 6 ft climb
  • -379 ft descent
6 Stage 6 | Soft Yogurt > Devonian Drop
  • 2,520 ft distance
  • 16 ft climb
  • -139 ft descent
7 Stage 7 | Laundry Chute
  • 1,170 ft distance
  • 3 ft climb
  • -155 ft descent

Trails in Route

Soft Yoghurt1,411 ft
Ziggy's1,617 ft
Sherwood Forest1,503 ft
Killer Bees1,998 ft
Devonian Drop597 ft
Matching Jerseys1,253 ft
Blue Coal Chutes2,621 ft
EKG2 miles
EKG East1,470 ft
Oven600 ft
Nector Noodle2,369 ft
The Albertan2,100 ft
Back Door2,323 ft
T21,122 ft
No Homers2,425 ft
Laundry Chutes1,342 ft
Hey McLeod814 ft
Mad Handler515 ft
Swamp827 ft

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Canmore 2016 Osprey BC Enduro Series | Canmore mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,318 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,655 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,649 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -48.9%
  • Grade min
    50.7%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)
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Sherwood Forest
Sep 27, 2022 @ 9:59am
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Killer Bees
Sep 27, 2022 @ 9:59am
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Nector Noodle
Sep 27, 2022 @ 9:59am
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