1.9 miles
Distance
136 ft
Climb
-494 ft
Descent
00:23:50
Avg time

Double Dirt-Spresso Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Pass Powderkeg
    Blairmore, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #3712 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #17176 in E-Biking
    • #28596 in Trail Running
    • #19441 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
  • Year Opened
    2011
  • Land Manager

Part of the stacked loop trail network on Pass Powderkeg Ski Area. This trail climbs (or descends) gradually from the near the water tower to the Dale Strandquist double-track trail, with several scenic viewpoints over the canyon of Lyons Creek. It also has several rock/ladder features to add challenge - all have optional bypasses.

Access Info

Trailhead: Vehicle parking for the trail network is available by the Skills Park/Albert Stella Arena located at the bottom of the Pass Powderkeg ski hill.

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More Stats for Double Dirt-Spresso mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -356 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,411 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,782 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,770 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,416 ft
  • Grade
    -3.5%
  • Grade max
    -39.3%
  • Grade min
    26%
  • Distance climb
    2,680 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,434 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:27
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Status:
on May 3, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.55 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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  • Ideal
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      Double Dirt-Spresso Trail Reports

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      May 3, 2022 @ 2:07pm
      May 3, 2022
      Good to go! A few very small patches of snow that will be gone soon.
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 8:13pm
      Apr 28, 2022
      Still lots snow and ice patches, needs more time to melt out. Reports will be updated as soon as things are good to ride!
      Mar 27, 2022 @ 2:33pm
      Mar 27, 2022
      Pure ice in the trees, mud and slush in the sun. Doable with spikes and grit.
      Nov 18, 2021 @ 12:44pm
      Nov 18, 2021
      reporter A few icy spots where recent heavy rain ran along the trail
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 11:42am
      Oct 24, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 27 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,631 rides
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      Jul 31, 2020 @ 4:34pm
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      Mar 1, 2020 @ 3:52pm
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      Mar 1, 2020 @ 3:52pm
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      1 Review & Comments

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      a-bomb (Jul 31, 2020 at 16:31)
       We used this as an up track to Chainsaw (also a great climb) then did Buck 50 as a downhill. This looks good either direction but was a fantastic scenic leisurely climb. If you hate climbs this may change your mind. Fun little integrated rock rollers keep it interesting!
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      Double Dirt-Spresso
      3:42 | 950 | Jun 13, 2012 , Blairmore
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