11 miles
Distance
2,773 ft
Climb
-2,815 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

From Station Flats, Take:
1) Diamond T to Elbow Valley to Sulphur Springs
2) Go up Sulphur Springs to the Connector to Pneuma
3) Climb Pneuma all the way to Special K. This is past:
a) 7-27
b) Pump House
c) Family Guy
d) Race of Spades
4) Go down Special K to Tom Snow
5) Continue going onto Tom Snow until it reaches the ramps of Ridgeback 1
6) Go back to the parking via Diamond T

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Trails in Route

Diamond T Loop1,247 ft
Elbow Valley2,949 ft
Sulphur Springs2 miles
Cutoff784 ft
Pneuma3 miles
Special K3 miles
Tom Snow3,199 ft
Diamond T Loop3,038 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, DJ
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Sulphur-Pneuma-SpecialK-TomSnow Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,694 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,737 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,694 ft
  • Grade
    -0.074%
  • Grade max
    -38.232%
  • Grade min
    34.662%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,179 ft
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      Alberta Trip(Part 2) - Riding at Moose...
      Alberta Trip(Part 2) - Riding at Moose Mountain • The Duke of MTB
      trail: Special K
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      Oct 15, 2018
      Infrared Explorations: Elbow Valley and Sulfer...
      Infrared Explorations: Elbow Valley and Sulfer Springs Trail
      7:11 | 161 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jun 11, 2017
      Experimental video exploring Sulfer Springs and Elbow Valley trails through this unseen spectrum of light, with my @norcobicycles...
      Tom Snow
      Tom Snow
      trail: Tom Snow
      0:16 | 168 | comments: 0 | favs:
      May 11, 2017
      This is what you have to ride to get to the good trails. FFS

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Pneuma
      Sep 25, 2019 @ 11:06am
      Sep 25, 2019
      All dry. One fallen tree halfway up but good to go!
      Special K
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 5:05pm
      Sep 19, 2019
      Cutoff
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 3:31pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      Diamond T Loop
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 5:42pm
      Jul 22, 2019
      It will take a few days to dry everything out...
      Sulphur Springs
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 11:46am
      Jul 14, 2019
      Significant mud puddles in all the usual spots
      more reports »
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