12.6 miles
Distance
1,337 ft
Climb
-1,329 ft
Descent
4,068 ft
High Point

2021 #RideCMBA Nosehill long loop. This loops showcases some of better trails on all sides of Nosehill hooked up with mostly fast flowy single track (some sections of double track). This loop intentionally throws in several descents+climbs to make it overall more interesting and more of a workout. If you're getting tired near the end of this clockwise loop, it is possible to skip Roots of All Evil, as the climb up Borderclimb can be pretty exhausting after doing much before this point. Hope you like it

Detailed Description
#RideCMBA Nose Hill Long Loop is a 13 mile popular intermediate route located near Calgary Alberta. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 17 trails. This route climbs 1,337 ft with a max elevation of 4,068 ft then descends -1,329 ft.
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16 Reviews & Comments

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CanadianCough (Oct 17, 2022 at 13:43)
Trail MacEwan DH
Little overgrown but great end of season rip, nothing actually growing on path
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ryancartiers (Aug 22, 2021 at 13:59)
Trail Camelbak
easy blue, providing access to intermediate runs on the north side. Some intermediate natural features if you leave the trail and find them to the south heading off the 'hump'
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ryancartiers (Aug 8, 2021 at 12:41)
average Intermediate (blue) trail - definitely NOT black if incorrectly labeled as such.
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mantistoboggan939 (Apr 27, 2021 at 20:26)
Trail MacEwan DH
Flowy good nose hill fun. Watch out for dogs and clueless folk blasting tunes with both headphones in
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mantistoboggan939 (Apr 21, 2021 at 15:14)
Great little track. Short but sweet!
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ryancartiers (Sep 24, 2020 at 21:46)
fun trail when you're rippin' - treacherous 'holes' beside it if you're going too fast to stay on it, held it together though
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ryancartiers (Sep 24, 2020 at 21:46)
fun trail when you're rippin' - treacherous 'holes' beside it if you're going too fast to stay on it, held it together though
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Shr3dder (Jul 26, 2020 at 23:44)
It was a decent ride, some wet, muddy spots but otherwise nice. Spotted a couple of deer as well!
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BigRick93 (May 6, 2020 at 15:47)
Trail MacEwan DH
Did this today, had a blast. Track seems to be in good shape at the moment.
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dglass (Apr 29, 2020 at 7:34)
Probably best downhill at nose. Actually feels like mountainbiking.
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ryancartiers (Sep 24, 2020 at 21:44)
Agreed, one of the top 3 best trails in the park's south side
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kbbbike (Apr 19, 2020 at 9:02)
Early morning ride today on Nose Hill. Cold temps kept the mud frozen, but the steep sections of SPB were a bit hard to get uphill traction. Once warmer, probably mud.
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kbbbike (Apr 19, 2020 at 9:02)
Early morning ride today on Nose Hill. Cold temps kept the mud frozen, but the steep sections of SPB were a bit hard to get uphill traction. Once warmer, probably mud.
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Caribou14 (Dec 2, 2019 at 13:53)
very rooty and slippery when wet
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Caribou14 (Dec 2, 2019 at 13:53)
very rooty and slippery when wet
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Caribou14 (Dec 2, 2019 at 13:52)
Trail MacEwan DH
great little ripper of a trail! highly recommended but gets extremely overgrown by June.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    45
More Stats for #RideCMBA Nose Hill Long Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,760 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,775 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,783 ft
  • Grade max
    -34.3%
  • Grade min
    46.6%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Surfing The Trees
Jan 6, 2023 @ 9:45pm
Jan 6, 2023
Camelbak
Oct 29, 2022 @ 10:15am
Oct 29, 2022
Muddy spots in low areas
Double Bypass
Oct 29, 2022 @ 3:15am
Oct 29, 2022
Eastern Front
Oct 27, 2022 @ 8:00am
Oct 27, 2022
Snow was mostly gone, but some muddy spots
MacEwan DH
Oct 17, 2022 @ 1:44pm
Oct 17, 2022
Overgrown vegetation
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