9 miles
Distance
2,475 ft
Climb
-2,475 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Loop on the Northern side of West Bragg Creek Parking lot. Out on Whitetail/Braggin'Rights to a Merlin Lap then up Reconnect to descend on Long Distance. This loop is also fun the other direction. Though Merlin is most fun done counter clockwise.

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Trails in Route

Demi-Tel636 ft
Whitetail2,090 ft
Braggin Rights2 miles
Merlin View4 miles
Reconnect2,874 ft
Long Distance2 miles
Braggin Rights2,264 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    60
More Stats for Northern Flow with Merlin mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,619 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,619 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,619 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.809%
  • Grade min
    31.27%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    920 ft
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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
Hot Lap on Merlin View +30 Degrees!!
Hot Lap on Merlin View +30 Degrees!!
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Jul 17, 2018
Merlin View West Bragg Creek
Merlin View West Bragg Creek
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Feb 6, 2018
Rocky Mountain Instinct
Merlin DH August 23, 2017
Merlin DH August 23, 2017
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Aug 24, 2017

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Merlin View
Aug 8, 2018 @ 5:15pm
Aug 8, 2018
some loose sections, starting to be rocky and brake bumps coming out.
Braggin Rights
Aug 3, 2018 @ 1:23pm
Aug 3, 2018
Reconnect
Jul 30, 2018 @ 11:52am
Jul 30, 2018
Few spots of mud in the usual places
Long Distance
Jul 29, 2018 @ 10:34am
Jul 29, 2018
Trail was in great shape evening of 28 July. A couple puddles; 99% dry. Great views. Trail description is accurate. Telephone loop (east side) to Long distance was dry as well.
Whitetail
Jul 23, 2018 @ 8:11am
Jul 23, 2018
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