12.7 miles
Distance
2,322 ft
Climb
-2,291 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

A loop to do Snakes and Ladders from WBC parking lot.

Detailed Description
Ranger, Snakes, Ridgeback, Bobcat, Strange Brew, Boundary is a 13 mile popular intermediate route located near Bragg Creek Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 14 trails. This route climbs 2,322 ft with a max elevation of 5,594 ft then descends -2,291 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
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More Stats for Ranger, Snakes, Ridgeback, Bobcat, Strange Brew, Boundary mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 4 min
  • Altitude min
    4,627 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,628 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,659 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.3%
  • Grade min
    57.4%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,832 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Ranger Summit
Apr 12, 2024 @ 9:25am
Apr 12, 2024
Snakes & Ladders
Apr 12, 2024 @ 9:25am
Apr 12, 2024
Major post hoping! Hellva a workout but just what the doctor ordered.
Braggin Rights
Apr 10, 2024 @ 10:56am
Apr 10, 2024
Compact snow for the most part with sections of mud, dry soil, ice and runoff.
Merlin View
Apr 10, 2024 @ 10:56am
Apr 10, 2024
Only foot traffic since last snowfall, so heavily rutted as there has been no fat tire bikers.
Strange Brew
Mar 9, 2024 @ 1:05am
Mar 9, 2024
Overall great for warming conditions. Downs are rutted in turns.
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