16 miles
Distance
3,668 ft
Climb
-3,668 ft
Descent
5,234 ft
High Point

This route takes in every mountain bike trail at the Pass Powderkeg Ski hill in Blairmore (Crowsnest Pass). This involves two climbs and descents from the top on Spare Change/Roots O'Hazard, and, to save the best for the last run, Buck 50. In between there is a descent on the flow trail, Berma-Grin, and a short descent on the technical Trick or Tree. Because of the layout, some of the climbs get repeated. However, the optional technical features beside the trails let you add variety to these climbs .

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Every Trail at Pass Powderkeg mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,271 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,272 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,271 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -40.555%
  • Grade min
    35.161%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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Buck 50 in Crowsnest Pass
Buck 50 in Crowsnest Pass
trail: Buck 50
8:29 | 100 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
Aug 6, 2017
Riding down Buck 50 in Crowsnest Pass, AB. Such a flowy, fast, fun trail. I edited out the lung-buster climb in the middle. This was stage #1 at...
Spare Change & Roots O' Hazzard, Crowsnest...
Spare Change & Roots O' Hazzard, Crowsnest Pass
4:40 | 141 | comments: 2 | favs: 1
Aug 5, 2017
Riding in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta. Used as stage 5 in the 2017 Canadian National Enduro Series #2. Pass Powderkeg, Blairmore, AB
Crowsnest Pass | Buck 50 | Fast & Flowy
Crowsnest Pass | Buck 50 | Fast & Flowy
trail: Buck 50
193 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jun 5, 2017

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Little Shred Riding Hood
Dec 29, 2017 @ 4:51pm
Dec 29, 2017
Parts of it have been snowshoed in but is too unconsolidated to support fat bikes. Lots of the trail is under 20cm of fresh snow.
Double Dirt-Spresso
Dec 15, 2017 @ 2:22pm
Dec 15, 2017
Some thin hard snow in some open areas. Lots of dry dirt in the forest. reporter
Chainsaw Massacre
Dec 15, 2017 @ 2:20pm
Dec 15, 2017
Mostly dry dirt. Some hard packed snow, plus a couple of very short icy sections. reporter
Buck 50
Dec 15, 2017 @ 2:19pm
Dec 15, 2017
Mostly dry. Occasional hard packed snow surface, and a groomed ski run to cross at the bottom. reporter
Spare Change
Oct 12, 2017 @ 12:33pm
Oct 12, 2017
Closed during cleanup of logging debris on ski run. Large machines working in area. reporter
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