4.9 miles
Distance
650 ft
Climb
-694 ft
Descent
4,982 ft
High Point

ORANGE LOOP: 7.5 km (mainly single track)
• The CNC’s most popular trail.
• Best ridden clockwise – a steady climb starts the trail, followed
by a descent through the meadow, some technical downhill
sections, then moderate elevation gain back to the Daylodge.
• Access: From the Daylodge, follow “flag row” to the paved
Banff Trail. Bike along the Banff Trail for approximately 40
metres until the orange trail marker on the left hand side

Detailed Description
Canmore Nordic Center Orange Loop is a 5 mile popular intermediate route located near Canmore Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 650 ft with a max elevation of 4,982 ft then descends -694 ft.

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13 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
rockwall (Jun 14, 2021 at 5:39)
Trail FYI
Great trail that flows both ways.
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  • + 0
stundrshole (May 31, 2021 at 15:58)
Trail FYI
Super fun descent and an obvious downhill trail that's usually ruined by people riding it uphill to skip EKG East! Weak.
I've met groups as big as 8 people climbing this trail making absolutely no noise though the berms and blind turns, nice job cancelling a descent for someone as they wait for your huge group to pass.
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  • - 2
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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  • + 0
Bre-don (Sep 30, 2020 at 0:58)
Trail FYI
FYI is worth your buck. Unlike most trails at the Nordic center which f-u-c-k-i-n-g suck...this trail is fun. You also don't have to work like a pig to get to it. It's such a shame that no one at nordic can design something worth the work. It's just a bunch of hard f*cking work on shitty terrain that never utilizes the mass of mountain it f*cking sits on.
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  • + 0
toizzz (Sep 21, 2019 at 19:56)
Trail EKG
Pretty muddy. Needs a few days to dry out.
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  • + 0
dwoima (Jul 14, 2019 at 10:02)
Trail EKG
Trail in very good condition with just a muddy spots easily avoided
[Reply]
  • + 0
LT-Canmore (Jul 11, 2019 at 18:39)
Trail EKG
Trail in good condition
[Reply]
  • + 1
binthefreerider (Aug 28, 2018 at 10:09)
Trail FYI
nice and fast!!!!
[Reply]
  • + 0
dwoima (Aug 25, 2018 at 11:19)
Trail EKG
Trail in great shape. Aug 23/18.
[Reply]
  • + 0
Christian1975 (Aug 5, 2018 at 15:00)
Trail EKG
Thx y
[Reply]
  • + 0
Canmore813 (May 20, 2018 at 7:13)
Trail EKG
Great ride out there this morning, may 20 2018.
[Reply]
  • + 0
Keithhaines (May 7, 2018 at 5:04)
Trail EKG
Trail in good condition may 6th
[Reply]
  • + 0
johnny-rotten (Feb 17, 2018 at 10:27)
Trail FYI
Excellent groomed conditions. Go hard.
[Reply]





Trails in Route

FYI4,669 ft
EKG3 miles
Orchid2,001 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    423
More Stats for Canmore Nordic Center Orange Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,477 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,689 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,646 ft
  • Grade
    -0.2%
  • Grade max
    -27.2%
  • Grade min
    26.9%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,881 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Christian Bagg rides EKG in Canmore
Christian Bagg rides EKG in Canmore
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