6 miles
Distance
1,590 ft
Climb
-372 ft
Descent
01:12:45
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sheep River
    Turner Valley, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    mid-July to end of September
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #73265 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Alberta Environment and Parks

The southern stretch of the Gorge Creek Loop, from the Gorge Creek Day Use Area to the Threepoint junction. Not good if it has been wet.

More Stats for Gorge Creek Trail - South mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,218 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,167 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,415 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,191 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,408 ft
  • Grade
    3.842%
  • Grade max
    -13.189%
  • Grade min
    26.227%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    359 ft
  • Avg time
    01:12:45
  • Avg reverse time
    01:42:44
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Status:
on Jul 23, 2019
Wet
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to gorge-creek-trail-south trailhead (50.665063, -114.690185)
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      Gorge Creek... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 23, 2019 @ 6:34pm
      Jul 23, 2019
      Muddy, rocky, unbikable. Worst "ride" I've been on for a long time. This is a horse trail
      Jun 17, 2018 @ 3:46pm
      Jun 17, 2018
      Aug 12, 2017 @ 8:13am
      Aug 12, 2017
      This is currently mostly a horse trail. It is somewhat grown. Epic eye candy and worth the extra 2km (4 out/back) to see the Mt Rose/Mt Bluerock...
      Jul 17, 2017 @ 11:37am
      Jul 17, 2017
      Great ride.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Jun 17, 2018 @ 4:00pm
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      Jun 17, 2018 @ 3:59pm
      Jun 17, 2018

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