10 miles
Distance
2,367 ft
Climb
-2,367 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Start off at WBC Parking Lot:
1) Go up Mountain Road to R4
2) Go down R4 to Tom Snow
3) From Tom Snow Go up R3
4) At the top of R3 Go down Ladders
5) At bottom of S&L Go up Snakes
6) At the top of Snakes, Go down Ranger Summit back to WBC parking lot.

This can be done the hard way in a reverse loop.

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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Ranger S&L Ridgeback 4 Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,621 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,621 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,621 ft
  • Grade max
    -32.66%
  • Grade min
    30.883%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,431 ft
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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Ridgeback 3 from YYCMTB
Ridgeback 3 from YYCMTB
1:29 | 158 | comments: 1 | favs:
May 11, 2017
This is a poorly shot edit of the Ridgeback 3 descent from the junction with Snakes & Ladders.
Tom Snow
Tom Snow
trail: Tom Snow
0:16 | 135 | comments: 0 | favs:
May 11, 2017
This is what you have to ride to get to the good trails. FFS

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Ranger Summit
Nov 9, 2018 @ 2:31pm
Nov 9, 2018
User packed shallow snow, very good conditions for all tire sizes. Studs not needed, in fact- not advised due to the many exposed rocks.
Ridgeback 3
Oct 28, 2018 @ 6:46am
Oct 28, 2018
Snakes & Ladders
Oct 28, 2018 @ 6:41am
Oct 28, 2018
Snakes- summer conditions. Ladders- Minor ice and mud in valley bottom, a couple of wet spots on the way up to R3. Otherwise good. Cut and removed small blowdown on Ladders.
Ridgeback 4
Sep 11, 2018 @ 5:04pm
Sep 11, 2018
Mountain Road
Jun 10, 2018 @ 3:51pm
Jun 10, 2018
Few damp spots, usually in dips/low lying areas. Plenty of firm spots to avoid these sections without widening/damaging trail
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