19 miles
Distance
5,286 ft
Climb
-5,294 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Large loop from Station Flats climbing up Moosepackers (backwards) via Ridgeback before descending Shaft. Then climbing back over Moose Mtn road via Family Guy to descend 7-27 back to the parking lot.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Ridgepackers Shaft Guy 7-27 Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,693 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,745 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,737 ft
  • Grade
    -0.008%
  • Grade max
    -47.947%
  • Grade min
    42.379%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,620 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Prevalent Mud
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  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Where is winter? T-dub, Moose Mountain, AB - Jan 11,2019
      trail: T-Dub
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      Jan 15, 2019
      SEPT 2, 2018 MTB Ride with FMBC MOOSE MOUNTAIN
      SEPT 2, 2018 MTB Ride with FMBC MOOSE MOUNTAIN
      trail: Family Guy
      18:07 | 35 | comments: 1 | favs:
      Sep 23, 2018
      SEPT 2, 2018 MTB Ride with FMBC MOOSE MOUNTAIN
      FMBC ride on Sept 2, 2018 Labour Day weekend
      FMBC ride on Sept 2, 2018 Labour Day weekend
      trail: 7-27
      7:18 | 63 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Sep 4, 2018
      @rytz70 @Halfx

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      7-27
      Jan 14, 2019 @ 1:52pm
      3 days
      2 or 3 easy to spot icy bits. Super fun on summer bike.
      SHAFT
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 11:37am
      Jan 13, 2019
      Elbow Valley
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 2:08pm
      Jan 12, 2019
      Covered with packed snow, a few icy sections, I ride with summer tires on a regular bike, no issues.
      Sulphur Springs
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 2:08pm
      Jan 12, 2019
      Covered with packed snow until the first climb. Some icy patches, no issues riding with summer tires.
      Family Guy
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 11:44am
      Jan 12, 2019
      Unbelievable January conditions. Literally dusty in some spots!
      more reports »
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