3 miles
Distance
430 ft
Climb
-608 ft
Descent
00:31:30
Avg time

Boundary Ridge Details

  • Riding area
    West Bragg Creek
    Bragg Creek, Alberta
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2011

A mix of machine and hand-built trail that connects Snagmore and the West Bragg Creek parking lot. Some roots and rocks, especially near the top. From the south end, after a short descent from Snagmore, the trail grinds up to the top of the ridge through mixed forest. There are two false summits before you reach the gate at the top that signals you are finished climbing. From the north, it's a steady climb all the way up.

Note that most of the traffic on this trail is northbound, either from Snagmore or more likely from Strange Brew.

Access Info

From the north, access is from the Crystal Line XC ski trail south of the West Bragg Creek parking lot.
From the south, access is from the Elbow XC ski trail or Snagmore.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Boundary Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -178 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,664 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,204 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,843 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,665 ft
  • Grade
    -1.073%
  • Grade max
    -49.606%
  • Grade min
    26.837%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    180 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:51
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Status:
on Mar 17, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 3.9 (19 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 boundary-ridge trailhead (50.921220, -114.674060)
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Boundary Ridge Trail Reports

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Mar 17, 2018 @ 11:00am
Mar 17, 2018
Mar 12, 2018 @ 7:30pm
Mar 12, 2018
Jan 27, 2018 @ 8:31pm
Jan 27, 2018
Lots of hard ice, generally hard conditions that can be enjoyed on regular width tires. Studs are basically mandatory though.
Jan 20, 2018 @ 1:19pm
Jan 20, 2018
Studs recommended. Had some icey sections, the one tight right-hand turn was completely iced over and was a bit hairy at speed.
Jan 5, 2018 @ 5:35pm
Jan 5, 2018
Super excellent from Strange Brew to parking lot. No ice as of today. Pretty wide and nicely packed.
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Mar 27, 2018 @ 11:42am
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Mar 27, 2018 @ 11:42am
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Oct 1, 2017 @ 1:35pm
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Boundary Ridge, My City

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag EVdad (Apr 12, 2015 at 7:22)
 Trail mostly damp with occasional muddy patches and many dry areas.
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