5,217 ft
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-699 ft
Descent
00:07:39
Avg time

1st Mortgage Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Baseline Mountain
    Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #33697 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #31541 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
  • Year Opened
    2021
  • Land Owner
    Baseline Mountain Bike Club

Named 'Mortgage' because the word directly translates from Latin as "Deathgrip". The trail builders were looking to add some less steep and brakeless riding to the area. It follows a south facing ridgeline therefore will be clear of snow earlier than other trails in the Baseline network.
There's no way to shuttle this one so it should provide many seasons of loamy goodness
Expect a 2 hour excursion to ride both Mortgages from the top.

Access Info

Via Fall Creek Rd, Foreclosure and Mad Grouse.

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More Stats for 1st Mortgage mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -696 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,493 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,193 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,193 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,499 ft
  • Grade
    -13.3%
  • Grade max
    -44.6%
  • Grade min
    5%
  • Distance climb
    72 ft
  • Distance down
    5,144 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:50:13
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on Aug 17, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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      1st Mortgage Trail Reports

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      Aug 17, 2023 @ 7:11am
      Aug 17, 2023
      Finished cleaning fallen trees.
      Aug 11, 2023 @ 12:43pm
      Aug 11, 2023
      cleared some fallen trees
      Jun 10, 2023 @ 4:59pm
      Jun 10, 2023
      tree down over trail near the end before you exit into the clearing onto the road.
      Jun 10, 2022 @ 10:55am
      Jun 10, 2022
      All clear.
      Nov 10, 2021 @ 11:19am
      Nov 10, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 48 rides
      • Last: Oct 22, 2023

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      Jul 23, 2023 @ 11:04am
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      Aug 21, 2021 @ 5:57pm
      Aug 21, 2021
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      Aug 14, 2021 @ 7:23pm
      Aug 14, 2021

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