6.5 miles
Distance
540 ft
Climb
-555 ft
Descent
3,659 ft
High Point

#RideCMBA Bowmont Short Loop

Detailed Description
#RideCMBA Bowmont Short Loop is a 7 mile moderately popular easy route located near Calgary Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 540 ft with a max elevation of 3,659 ft then descends -555 ft.
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5 Reviews & Comments

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ryancartiers (Jun 12, 2022 at 11:19)
Trail Sideshow Bob
super fun trail to have in the city.
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daleroth (Apr 2, 2021 at 17:21)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Dry on the face. Only wet in the west end trees.
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Trenzalorian (Sep 22, 2020 at 15:33)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Way, way too dry right now. Threatening to slide you right off the drop.
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graymanc (May 14, 2019 at 17:48)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Perfect and tacky
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jonhanley42 (Apr 17, 2019 at 11:58)
Trail Sideshow Bob
Dusty and dry right now.
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Trails in Route

Sideshow Bob4,042 ft
CMBA Link4,583 ft
Krusty Flats3,796 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    8
More Stats for #RideCMBA Bowmont Short Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,528 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,570 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,553 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -23.8%
  • Grade min
    19.8%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,705 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

statustraildateconditiondescription
Sideshow Bob
Sep 9, 2022 @ 8:17am
Sep 9, 2022
Rained last night. Clay was greasy. Should dry out today.
Krusty Flats
Jul 9, 2022 @ 6:36pm
Jul 9, 2022
Moistly clear (not a typo)
CMBA Link
May 12, 2022 @ 3:03pm
May 12, 2022
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