11.2 miles
Distance
2,135 ft
Climb
-2,097 ft
Descent
5,263 ft
High Point

This is a great route showing a cross section of the some of the best Crowsnest has to offer.

Detailed Description
Crowsnest Sampler is a 11 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Coleman Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 17 trails. This route climbs 2,135 ft with a max elevation of 5,263 ft then descends -2,097 ft.
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20 Reviews & Comments

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spencer-c STA (Aug 15, 2022 at 17:02)
That rock slab is awesome! Worth the climb in 30 degree weather!
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spencer-c STA (Aug 15, 2022 at 17:02)
That rock slab is awesome! Worth the climb in 30 degree weather!
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PinkbikeMike (Oct 17, 2021 at 12:32)
Used it as a climb. Works well
Mike
LifeOutdoors.com
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BL1122 (Sep 26, 2021 at 19:57)
Great berms!
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ryancartiers (Aug 28, 2021 at 16:09)
You have to turn left on the road & cross the texas gate to find the single track trail to finish bottom section on
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ryancartiers (Aug 28, 2021 at 16:09)
You have to turn left on the road & cross the texas gate to find the single track trail to finish bottom section on
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clarke-bb (Aug 10, 2021 at 12:49)
Would rate this closer to black than blue. Too many rocks and roots for my liking. Also have found there is a lack of trail markings/signs in general on the York Lake trail system compared to Fernie trails.
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clarke-bb (Aug 10, 2021 at 12:49)
Would rate this closer to black than blue. Too many rocks and roots for my liking. Also have found there is a lack of trail markings/signs in general on the York Lake trail system compared to Fernie trails.
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Cnordhagen (Jul 26, 2020 at 22:32)
Left my Ray Ban Aviator sunglasses at the top this afternoon. Please call 403 589-2970 if you find them. Thanks.
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Cnordhagen (Jul 26, 2020 at 22:32)
Left my Ray Ban Aviator sunglasses at the top this afternoon. Please call 403 589-2970 if you find them. Thanks.
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sjc88 (Jul 25, 2020 at 15:09)
If you like pedalling up steep loose shit, you'll love this. For the rest of us it sucks. Next time I'll try the other way up...
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sjc88 (Jul 25, 2020 at 15:09)
If you like pedalling up steep loose shit, you'll love this. For the rest of us it sucks. Next time I'll try the other way up...
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sjc88 (Jul 25, 2020 at 15:09)
If you like pedalling up steep loose shit, you'll love this. For the rest of us it sucks. Next time I'll try the other way up...
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SamD05 (Jun 21, 2020 at 19:18)
Trail Back Door
Long climb, but worth it to get to school of rock
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SamD05 (Jun 21, 2020 at 19:18)
Trail Back Door
Long climb, but worth it to get to school of rock
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SamD05 (Jun 21, 2020 at 19:18)
Trail Back Door
Long climb, but worth it to get to school of rock
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rigg4d (Sep 5, 2017 at 6:14)
Lots of betms snd little jumps. Really fun!
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rigg4d (Sep 5, 2017 at 6:14)
Lots of betms snd little jumps. Really fun!
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rigg4d (Sep 5, 2017 at 6:12)
Fun rock slab
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rigg4d (Sep 5, 2017 at 6:12)
Fun rock slab
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Crowsnest Sampler mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,325 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,325 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,360 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -36.7%
  • Grade min
    42.9%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,978 ft
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