1,151 ft
Distance
33 ft
Climb
-28 ft
Descent
00:02:04
Avg time

Artistic Merit Details

  • Riding Area
    Canmore Nordic Centre
    Canmore, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #15134 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Alberta Parks

Intermediate singletrack, connecting EKG and Long Road To Ruin.

More Stats for Artistic Merit bike trail
  • Altitude change
    6 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,598 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,626 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,615 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,621 ft
  • Grade
    0.513%
  • Grade max
    -9.965%
  • Grade min
    8.851%
  • Distance climb
    590 ft
  • Distance down
    408 ft
  • Distance flat
    152 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:00
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Status:
on May 7, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to artistic-merit trailhead (51.098819, -115.389522)
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Artistic Merit Trail Reports

datedescription
May 7, 2018 @ 5:31pm
May 7, 2018
Oct 21, 2017 @ 12:44pm
Oct 21, 2017
A few puddles, mostly soft tacky goodness.
Oct 21, 2017 @ 9:06am
Oct 21, 2017
Occasional puddles. Everything damp. Roots and rocks were a little more slippery than usual.
Sep 24, 2017 @ 7:34am
Sep 24, 2017
Sep 16, 2017 @ 7:01pm
Sep 16, 2017
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Deinarson (Aug 17, 2017 at 12:37)
 What a weird little connecting trail. Short but a few different paths and ways to ride it. I tried to figure out the "correct" way but given the name, my guess is the is no"correct" way. Just ride your bike and have fun! It's mostly just a connector, though - not something I'd purposely seek out.
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