8.3 miles
Distance
627 ft
Climb
-631 ft
Descent
3,609 ft
High Point

Welcome to Fish Creek - Trails maintained in part by the Calgary Mountain Bike Alliance (CMBA). This is a medium size loop that will satisfy intermediate riders. We've linked up some of the most popular trails in the network to provide a great mixture of fast, flowy, and technical riding. It is recommended to start this loop at Shannon Terrace but both Bebo Grove and Marshall will be good options as well. Note that these trails are multi-use and so good trail etiquette should be followed.

Detailed Description
#RideCMBA Fish Creek Medium Loop is a 8 mile popular intermediate route located near Southwest Calgary Alberta. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 13 trails. This route climbs 627 ft with a max elevation of 3,609 ft then descends -631 ft.
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Trails in Route

Blind Corner1,493 ft
The Ridge1,168 ft
Beaver Fever3,484 ft
Double Down2,051 ft
Flyby518 ft
Home Brew3,156 ft
Western Marshall1,637 ft
Berm Blaster636 ft
Sluice1,138 ft
Cliff Side1,220 ft
Tiny Soul Crusher174 ft
Fuzzy Groover1,496 ft
Dirty Dancing2,201 ft

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for #RideCMBA Fish Creek Medium Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 16 min
  • Altitude min
    3,463 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,523 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,517 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -32.5%
  • Grade min
    25.4%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Fish Creek Provincial Park - My local trails,...
Fish Creek Provincial Park - My local trails, some of the good bits
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Fish Creek Park MTB -  Bermblaster & Sluice
Fish Creek Park MTB - Bermblaster & Sluice
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Double Down
May 29, 2024 @ 5:41pm
May 29, 2024
Just about perfect. Dry but not dusty.
Berm Blaster
May 9, 2024 @ 6:39pm
May 9, 2024
Downed tree at the end of the trail/fastest point of trail
Fuzzy Groover
Apr 26, 2024 @ 8:15am
Apr 26, 2024
Tiny Soul Crusher
Apr 26, 2024 @ 8:15am
Apr 26, 2024
Sluice
Apr 26, 2024 @ 8:15am
Apr 26, 2024
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