392 ft
Distance
66 ft
Climb
00:00:54
Avg time

Avoid The Stairs Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kinnaird Park
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #34055 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking

Narrow singletrack carved into the hillside. Bike friendly option from the lower part of the Capilano bridge next to the golf course to the top of the stairs where it connects with the paved path from Kinnaird.

Access Info

To the right from the stairs

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Avoid The Stairs mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    66 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,094 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,160 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,094 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,160 ft
  • Grade
    16.73%
  • Grade max
    8.446%
  • Grade min
    22.644%
  • Distance climb
    392 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:55
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Status:
on Jan 3, 2021
Variable
Avg: 2.55 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to avoid-the-stairs-17757 trailhead (53.558720, -113.442010)
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      Avoid The Stairs Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 3, 2021 @ 11:02am
      Jan 3, 2021
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 5:59pm
      Sep 12, 2020
      Jul 10, 2020 @ 12:17pm
      Jul 10, 2020
      This blows today, though the trail gets lots of sun, drainage from Gretzky makes it really greasy. Avoid after rain. Low Class is a way better option.
      May 7, 2020 @ 11:19am
      May 7, 2020
      reporter
      May 2, 2020 @ 9:11am
      May 2, 2020
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 35 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,226 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      MS Fat Bike Challenge Route A race
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      MS Fat Bike Easy Route A race
      6 miles

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