13 miles
Distance
2,751 ft
Climb
-2,755 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Powderface Long Loop - Powderface Creek to Powderface Trail to Prairie Creek Trail

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Powderface Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,945 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,976 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,971 ft
  • Grade
    -0.006%
  • Grade max
    -45.393%
  • Grade min
    39.525%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Powderface Short Loop
Powderface Short Loop
6:59 | 92 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 14, 2017
This used to be one of the most popular intermediate/blue rides back in the days when everyone rode hardtails and had 3x9 gearing. It's still a...
Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
Kananaskis Powderface Prarie Link
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May 18, 2016

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Powderface Creek
Nov 29, 2017 @ 6:41am
Nov 29, 2017
Need studs to escape parking lot. Mix of ice and glazed snow to the link trail. Looked nice further up towards the col, but we (perhaps foolishly) headed up the link trail.
Prairie Creek
Nov 29, 2017 @ 6:39am
Nov 29, 2017
Rode this entire trail. Best conditions are west of the link junction. Hilariously icy on the final descent. Not super easy to walk, never mind ride, the final rock step. Note: party of 3 experienced riders. The two with Wrathchild tires had a good time on the last leg, while the guy with Dillingers had multiple spills.
Powderface Trail
Nov 4, 2016 @ 9:46pm
Nov 4, 2016
50% dry / 50% soft and wet from Hwy 66 to Powderface Creek. No snow on road. Grated 03-Nov-2016.
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