53 miles
Distance
8,417 ft
Climb
-9,439 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Hacking together a 4 day 3 night bike-pack trail. More ridding than camping, be sure you can ride 20+ km 4 days in a row.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bikepacking
    Yes
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for High Rockies Bike-Pack mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,023 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,605 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,632 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,609 ft
  • Grade
    -0.368%
  • Grade max
    -40.997%
  • Grade min
    37.581%
  • Distance climb
    23 miles
  • Distance down
    25 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Camping Camping
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      High Rockies - Rummel to Night Club
      Dec 19, 2018 @ 5:00pm
      Dec 19, 2018
      Packed by 3 riders from driftwood to avi closure and back(10km). Excellent snow coverage with a few sugar snow sections where you get bogged down. 2x10 with track over existing snowshoe pack for first 8km. Last 2km 2x4 width track over 1 existing fat tire track. Good fun other than last 2km. Would be good to have more traffic (snowshoe and bike) to pack and widen the track. No studs needed but fatties a must. Tons of snow and still snowing as we left late aft yesterday.
      Goat Creek
      Oct 28, 2018 @ 2:44pm
      Oct 28, 2018
      Oct 27, 2018 Goat Creek Trail Canmore to Banff: Parking lot temp 5 degrees with biting wind and flurries. First 1/3 of ride we encountered compact snow with a light dusting of new snow overnight that made the surface very grippy. Last 2/3 of the ride was a mix of clear sections and a few wet icy sections that were slippery and easy to go sideways on/crash on if one wasn't cautious. Looking far ahead / trail scanning was very important! All rideable if one rode conservatively in the trickier sections. We were riding on regular 27.5" bikes. Two trees across the trail that were easily walked around
      Spray River Loop
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 9:38pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      rode the east side only today. trail is rideable with some ice and snow and mud, but it is mostly ice free and can ride full speed.
      High Rockies - West Side Road to Goat Creek
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 2:40am
      Sep 8, 2018
      Easy riding from Goat Creek parking lot to Spray Lakes West Campground and back.
      High Rockies - Blackshale to Peninsula
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 8:14pm
      Aug 25, 2018
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