3 miles
Distance
173 ft
Climb
-504 ft
Descent
01:08:02
Avg time

Black Canyon Details

  • Riding area
    Nordegg
    Nordegg, Alberta
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - October
  • Global Ranking

Usually ridden from Fish Lake to the Powerline Trail, coming out on the Forestry Trunk road by the North Saskatchewan River. Trail has a little bit of everything; technical sections, fast and flowy, short steep climbs and descents, and viewpoint.

Access Info

Trails starts from the Fish Lake Loop trail. Easiest access is ride the single track along the gravel road and campground towards Frontier Lodge.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Black Canyon mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -331 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,022 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,354 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,354 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,022 ft
  • Grade
    -2.396%
  • Grade max
    -28.9%
  • Grade min
    20.646%
  • Distance climb
    3,760 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,517 ft
  • Avg time
    01:08:02
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Status:
on Jul 8, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to black-canyon-73609 trailhead (52.433971, -116.181632)
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Black Canyon Trail Reports

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Jul 8, 2018 @ 8:19am
Jul 8, 2018
Was able to push some fallen trees aside but some larger trees are still down at the northern trailhead and further down the trail. A few muddy...
May 29, 2018 @ 8:53pm
May 29, 2018
Trees have been removed
May 23, 2017 @ 9:33pm
May 23, 2017
Three or 4 trees down; some can be ridden over and other cannot. The only muddy section is near the cutblock by the lake but other than that the...
May 6, 2017 @ 9:31pm
May 6, 2017
Several large trees down across trail, blocking trail. Patches of snow. Quit muddy.
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Photos

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Aug 9, 2018 @ 12:12am
Aug 9, 2018
Black Canyon, Nordegg
55 |
Sep 5, 2017 @ 1:14pm
Sep 5, 2017
Black Canyon, My City
76 |
Sep 5, 2017 @ 12:48pm
Sep 5, 2017
Black Canyon, My City
319 |
Oct 13, 2005 @ 10:48am
Oct 13, 2005
Black Canyon, Nordegg

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