16 miles
Distance
1,739 ft
Climb
-2,501 ft
Descent
5,267 ft
High Point

Route starts after Card 3 on top of Pass Powderkeg, goes half way down Buck 50, then across to York Creek Road. After a short ride up York Creek Road, climb Back Door to the top of School of Rock for Card 4. Descend School of Rock, then Whistling Post, and return to Fireman's Park using the Community Trail (the easier route along the Old Frank Road through the Slide). Card 5 is back at the start in Fireman's Park

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
More Stats for Poker Ride 2018 Cards 4 5 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -762 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,141 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,188 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,426 ft
  • Grade
    -0.924%
  • Grade max
    -34.904%
  • Grade min
    27.302%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,037 ft
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Ladder Ladder
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      Trail transparency
      399 | 1 faves
      582 | 1 faves
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      School of Rock Final Hit
      School of Rock Final Hit
      0:14 | 183 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 10, 2019
      last small drop on School of Rock
      School of Rock
      School of Rock
      0:08 | 207 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 10, 2019
      Down the slab
      School Of Rock (POV) - Crowsnest Pass, AB
      School Of Rock (POV) - Crowsnest Pass, AB
      5:15 | 898 | comments: 0 | favs:
      May 12, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      School of Rock
      Jul 28, 2020 @ 1:31pm
      Jul 28, 2020
      Great ride but left my sunglasses at the top...gold Ray bans aviators. Please call 403 589-2970 if you picked them up. Thanks. They were my favs!
      Buck 50
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 9:06pm
      Jul 13, 2020
      Big tree down over the path. Definitely need a chainsaw to clear a path. Closer to the top of Buck 50. I think just after first big berm corner.
      Back Door
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 9:43am
      Jul 5, 2020
      Rather dusty in the open areas. Forested sections ran perfect. Great climbing trail.
      Whistling Post
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 9:43am
      Jul 5, 2020
      Buck 50 Option
      Jun 21, 2020 @ 10:26am
      Jun 21, 2020
      Perfect conditions
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