Buck 50 Details
Riding areaPass Powderkeg
Bike typeAM, XC
Trail UsageBiking Primary
DirectionBoth DirectionsPopular direction shown
SeasonMay to October
TTFs on trailBerm, Bridge, Jump, Gap Jump
Land ManagerMunicipality of Crowsnest Pass
The newest trail in the Pass Powderkeg network provides an alternative route up to or down from the top of the Pass Powderkeg hill. With mixed forested and open terrain, this trail is very scenic and offers great views towards the Continental Divide. Combined with some of the existing trails, it makes a 12 km loop.
The trail has great flow, with many bermed corners and optional jumps.
The top of the trail has two options - the easy route shown on the GPS track, and a steeper rougher line down the ridge which is shown as a separate trail called Buck 50 Option.
The bottom end of the trail takes off from Little Shred Riding Hood on the pipeline ROW. The top starts at the top of the T-Bar where Chainsaw Massacre ends.
There are alternate access points along the trail:
- east end of Southmore Place accessed via 119 St. Blairmore
- alley west of 113 St. Blairmore at the north end of the trail named Buck 50 Connector to 113 St.
- from the mid-point of Buck 50 a cut line heads east to the Ski Hill parking lot.
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Buck 50 mountain bike trail
Altitude change-897 ft
Altitude min4,252 ft
Altitude max5,148 ft
Altitude start5,148 ft
Altitude end4,252 ft
Distance climb1,794 ft
Distance down1 miles
Distance flat4,114 ft
Avg reverse time00:27:54
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Buck 50 Trail Reports
Dec 15, 2017 @ 2:19pmDec 15, 2017
|reporter Mostly dry. Occasional hard packed snow surface, and a groomed ski run to cross at the bottom.|
Oct 29, 2017 @ 5:48pmOct 29, 2017
|Trail was in good shape, wet but only a couple puddles. A couple spots on the way up had a skiff of snow|
Oct 9, 2017 @ 11:05amOct 9, 2017
|Love this trail. First time running it from the top. Thanks to all involved in building it! Love it!|
Sep 8, 2017 @ 2:52pmSep 8, 2017
|All trails closed due to dry conditions.|
Aug 15, 2017 @ 11:02amAug 15, 2017
Routes with this trail
|Every Trail at Pass Powderkeg||16 miles|
|75 Cents||5 miles|
|Poker Ride 2017_Cards123||14 miles|
|The Big Bird Loop||7 miles|
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