31.0 miles
2,524 ft
-2,697 ft
2,235 ft
High Point

Epic route tying all the best single-track the river valley has to offer from Southwest to Northeast

Detailed Description
Cham Wow Epic is a 31 mile popular expert route located near Northwest Edmonton Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a extreme overall physical rating. This route includes 86 trails. This route climbs 2,524 ft with a max elevation of 2,235 ft then descends -2,697 ft.
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Trails in Route

Mustang Access807 ft
Bridge me up Scottie679 ft
The Traffic Traverse4,268 ft
MooseKnuckle581 ft
Skoot-n-Shoot377 ft
Moosestang285 ft
Mustang2,323 ft
Low Flow978 ft
River Ridge1,447 ft
Henday Access2,192 ft
GO Trail - alt climb200 ft
Purple Bench1,253 ft
Happy Ending Hill1,404 ft
Upper Corkscrew541 ft
Terwillegar - 22197 ft
Terwillegar Park Footbridge Access955 ft
Logarythmic2,776 ft
Flatter Pete4,386 ft
Flat Pete3,563 ft
Selkirk Knights1 mile
Fort Edmonton Connector1,480 ft
No Horses4,101 ft
Fox Drive - Alt167 ft
Turtle berms358 ft
Slinky - South961 ft
Raven1,486 ft
Slinky - Mid794 ft
Machete1,624 ft
Machete-climb210 ft
Six Shooter to Machete Access1,161 ft
Ray Gun1 mile
Six Shooter5,036 ft
Ray Gun2,920 ft
Walters Folly1,483 ft
John Walter Trail696 ft
Lavigne / Walterdale Bridge Access1,926 ft
Won't Die1,148 ft
Gnome Trail1,293 ft
Gnome Descent203 ft
Old Timer's741 ft
Canada Cup Network - 11,480 ft
Old Timer's Shortcut1,188 ft
Too Much1,073 ft
Scona Hill938 ft
Scona Hill Rip256 ft
Dirty Mattress361 ft
West Coast Trail1,286 ft
MIll Creek to Old Timer Connector614 ft
Connors Bridge328 ft
The Trap2,034 ft
Hulk Bogan489 ft
Ridge Runner1,795 ft
Connors Bridge984 ft
Birdhouse Trail2,306 ft
Seminary hill1,289 ft
The Holy Trail784 ft
McAloon R.I.P.1,191 ft
Caddytrack2,028 ft
Happy Ending1,181 ft
HGC SUP / Capilano Bridge Access1,588 ft
Low Class180 ft
Ada Blvd Hill Climb466 ft
Higher Edukation1,903 ft
Ada Blvd Hill Climb778 ft
Low Class194 ft
HGC SUP / Capilano Bridge Access1,401 ft
Hoot and Holler417 ft
Mark Messier354 ft
Capilano Access2,119 ft
Risky Business1,234 ft
Sideline1,512 ft
Hardisty Access2,625 ft
Capilano Cresent1,066 ft
Moonraker2,287 ft
Hustler1 mile


  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    Edmonton Epic
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Cham Wow Epic mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    91 hr 10 min
  • Altitude change
    -174 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,018 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,229 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,054 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    8 miles
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To Purple Bench with Arnold and John
To Purple Bench with Arnold and John
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@manofsteel1973 Arnold John
Six Shooter and Silver Fox trails with  Bel
Six Shooter and Silver Fox trails with Bel
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Jun 22, 2024 @ 10:37am
23 hours
Some areas are washed out and needing repair, use caution
The Holy Trail
Jun 22, 2024 @ 4:26am
1 day
Seminary hill
Jun 22, 2024 @ 4:26am
1 day
Birdhouse Trail
Jun 22, 2024 @ 4:26am
1 day
Jun 21, 2024 @ 8:13am
2 days
Please stay on the trail and keep them narrow. Blocked one shortcut with logs.
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