2,620 ft
Distance
20 ft
Climb
-270 ft
Descent
00:03:10
Avg time

Blue Coal Chutes Details

  • Riding area
    Canmore Nordic Centre
    Canmore, Alberta
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr - Oct
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #253

Extending the EKG descent from the meadow, Blue Coal Chutes adds a section of flowing berms followed by rooted drops to a bridge and, finally, to a short rock garden. The finish is a fast, open, washboard to the bottom of Georgetown trail.
To add a lap, climb up Georgetown Climb to Matching Jerseys. A more enjoyable exit is Long Road to Ruin, back to EKG and, ultimately, the Nordic centre itself.

Note: There is no coal on this trail. To rip the seams, hit the Black Coal Chutes instead.

Access Info

Follow EKG down from the meadow area.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Blue Coal Chutes mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -250 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,354 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,624 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,624 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,374 ft
  • Grade
    -9.544%
  • Grade max
    -32.965%
  • Grade min
    17.862%
  • Distance climb
    342 ft
  • Distance down
    2,059 ft
  • Distance flat
    219 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:59
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Status:
on Sep 16, 2017
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Avg: 4.75 (8 votes)

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Blue Coal Chutes Trail Reports

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Sep 16, 2017 @ 7:01pm
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Sep 3, 2017 @ 9:17am
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Jun 13, 2017 @ 2:35pm
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May 23, 2017 @ 5:59am
May 23, 2017
Apr 9, 2017 @ 7:00am
Apr 9, 2017
Fallen tree removed but still ice at top and mud transitions lower down with running and standing water.
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Blue Coal Chutes, Canmore
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Blue Coal Chutes, Edmonton
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May 27, 2015 @ 9:26am
May 27, 2015
Blue Coal Chutes, Edmonton

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GoPro: Blue Coal Chutes
2:32 | 180 | Jul 4, 2016 , Canmore
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