4 miles
Distance
427 ft
Climb
-2,371 ft
Descent
01:23:28
Avg time

Coliseum Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Nordegg
    Nordegg, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #32096 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

It is a long trip to the top, 2+hrs, but well worth the view and the ride down. Trail is an old quad trail that is mainly used for hiking. Parts of the climb are quite technical. Quads are no longer permitted but MTN bike are!!

Access Info

From HWY 11, turn north on Shunda Creek rd for about 2km, then turn right onto BaldyMtn Rd then right again onto Eagle drive for about 1 km. There is a large staging area at the trail head. Watch for 'Coliseum Trail' signs. N52° 30.113' W116° 05.462'

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Coliseum Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,946 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,580 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,590 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,531 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,586 ft
  • Grade
    -8.987%
  • Grade max
    -42.804%
  • Grade min
    41.102%
  • Distance climb
    4,598 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    361 ft
  • Avg time
    01:23:28
  • Avg reverse time
    02:04:33
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Status:
on May 29, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Directions to coliseum-trail trailhead (52.519950, -116.085750)
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      Coliseum Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      May 29, 2018 @ 8:50pm
      May 29, 2018
      May 29, 2018 @ 8:46pm
      May 29, 2018
      2 Large trees down blocking trail. About Mid Mountain.
      Jun 13, 2017 @ 1:19pm
      Jun 13, 2017
      Trail has been cleared of trees
      Jun 26, 2016 @ 7:21am
      Jun 26, 2016
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail (x2) mid mountain.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 13 rides
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      Photos

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      27 |
      Sep 18, 2018 @ 11:35am
      Sep 18, 2018
      Coliseum Trail, My City
      29 |
      Aug 9, 2018 @ 12:36am
      Aug 9, 2018
      Coliseum Trail, Nordegg
      34 |
      Aug 2, 2018 @ 5:27pm
      Aug 2, 2018
      Coliseum Trail, Whistler
      24 |
      Jul 21, 2018 @ 2:51pm
      Jul 21, 2018
      Coliseum Trail, Nordegg

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      MTB - Coliseum Trail, Nordegg, AB
      613 | Aug 10, 2016 , Nordegg
      Coliseum Trail
      574 | Oct 5, 2015 , Nordegg
      Nordegg day
      1:55 | 710 | Aug 27, 2012 , Nordegg
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