1,927 ft
Distance
51 ft
Climb
-85 ft
Descent
00:03:11
Avg time

E.M.P. Blast Details

  • Riding Area
    Central Edmonton (South)
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #12846 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

At times rooty but with several rewarding flow sections, this singletrack parallels the main Emily Murphy Access trail, with several access points, of differing complexity, to come on or off.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for E.M.P. Blast bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -34 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,056 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,125 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,090 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,056 ft
  • Grade
    -1.77%
  • Grade max
    -23.607%
  • Grade min
    14.222%
  • Distance climb
    1,126 ft
  • Distance down
    801 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:13
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Status:
on Dec 29, 2018
Snow Packed
Avg: 3.55 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      E.M.P. Blast Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 611 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,564 rides
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      Photos

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      91 |
      Jul 26, 2016 @ 9:42am
      Jul 26, 2016
      E.M.P. Blast, Edmonton
      242 |
      Dec 17, 2014 @ 11:09am
      Dec 17, 2014
      E.M.P. Blast, Edmonton
      239 |
      Sep 15, 2014 @ 7:37am
      Sep 15, 2014
      E.M.P. Blast, Edmonton
      216 |
      Sep 15, 2014 @ 7:37am
      Sep 15, 2014
      E.M.P. Blast, Edmonton

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