15 miles
Distance
2,877 ft
Climb
-2,875 ft
Descent
4,352 ft
High Point

Kimberley's Lower Section Loop
1) Start with Home Run to Apache
2) Apache to Duck Pond
3) Duck Pond to Jimmy Russel
4) At the end of Jimmy Russel, turn right left onto Army Rd
5) Do small loop at the junction where it meets up with Chicken and Cougar trails
6) Then, go up Front Boulevard to Mr Toad
7) Turn left at the end of Mr Toad to go up Shapeshifter trail to Upper/Lower Thunder Turkey to Front Boulevard again.
Cool This time, from Front Boulevard, connect to Thunder Turkey, then to Shapeshifter.
9) At the bottom of Shapeshifter, connect with Hoodoo View
10) From Hoodoo View, connect back to Jimmy Russel
11) Connect to uphill section of Sunflower Hil
12) Connect to the rolling downhill section of Powerline back to parking.

Local Trail Association
Kimberley Nature Park Society (www.kimberleynaturepark.ca)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Kimberley - South Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,272 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,337 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,340 ft
  • Grade max
    -51.8%
  • Grade min
    43.9%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,832 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
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  • Map Markers
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  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      tiny clip of Dave
      tiny clip of Dave
      trail: Cougar
      0:18 | 311 | comments: 1 | favs:
      Aug 26, 2011
      before we moved over to Cougar Canyon dave wanted to try this sidehop...went pretty fricken' well if you ask me :D
      Cougar Creek, Winter XC
      Cougar Creek, Winter XC
      trail: Cougar
      1:45 | 206 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Dec 16, 2012
      Playing around with my camera, in the Cougar Creek area of Canmore. December 2012.

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Army Road
      Jan 7, 2020 @ 2:00pm
      Jan 7, 2020
      Faĺlen trees from January 5th report have been cleared. Note: additional cleanup will be required in spring.
      Apache
      Oct 26, 2019 @ 6:07am
      Oct 26, 2019
      Cleared by Kimberley Trails Society Trail Crew. Support our trails by becoming a member and buying a trail pass at kimberleytrails.org reporter
      Shapeshifter Trail
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 2:54pm
      Sep 12, 2019
      Drainage problems, super loose, watch those edges
      Upper Thunder Turkey
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 2:54pm
      Sep 12, 2019
      Trail is pefect
      Hoodoo View
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 2:54pm
      Sep 12, 2019
      Still super dry
      more reports »
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