Bog's Hack Details
Riding areaOttawa Urban
Trail typeWilderness Trail
Bike typeAM, XC
Climb DifficultyDouble Black Diamond
TTFs on trailDrop, Jump, Gap Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
Land ManagerCity of Ottawa
This trail starts of with a steep rock drop to the left. Alternately, you can flat gap the large crack if you approach from the North end of the rock drop (believe it or not.) Once down in the basin, you have access to a few different trails.
Past the tree on the border of grass and rock, is the entrance to the bush with a short step up to the right. Inside the bush is a rocky, yet loamy in parts, loop that has a few unfinished side trails as well. One of these heads down the river towards Heron Road bridge and Carleton U, through a massive boulder garden, but unfortunately ends dead by the water.
Another cool feature just before entering the bush is up the large natural stone steps to the left, which require an immense amount of skill and strength to climb on bike. There's a pathway along the top that has yet to be connected to the rock garden or bush beyond, but offers a nice overlooking view. This segment is fun as hell and challenging to descend.
Top o' the falls
This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!
Keep an eye out for the short steel anchor bolts embedded in the rock at the falls.
More Stats for Bog's Hack mountain bike trail
Altitude change-14 ft
Altitude min208 ft
Altitude start245 ft
Altitude end232 ft
Distance climb555 ft
Distance down649 ft
Distance flat147 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Bog's Hack Trail Reports
Dec 12, 2017 @ 8:11pmDec 12, 2017
|Slippery AF. Shoe it...|
Nov 12, 2017 @ 2:09pmNov 12, 2017
|Icey up top by the falls, be careful. Raised grade at the entrance a bit with big stones. While you can now cross into the bush, it is a bit...|
Oct 13, 2017 @ 4:49pmOct 13, 2017
|The level of the river is high, causing a 8" deep puddle to block one entrance. Stones should be used as a permeable filler. Other entrance needs...|
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