2,927 ft
Distance
177 ft
Climb
-29 ft
Descent
1,019 ft
High Point

Hanging Berries Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Fort McMurray
    Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Avoid after rains. Suitable for fat biking in the winter.
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #10931 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Hanging Berries is a rugged descent to the Hangstone River on a quad trail, it’s a fast and fun downhill to the river, which is probably crossable in late summer and fall, the trail continues on the other side and continues towards Beacon Hill area.

Access Info

Access from Abasand staging area parking lot, follow dirt road around the perimeter of Abasand and then the road descends into the valley, the trailhead will be visible on your left. Use Trailforks maps or google maps sat view to locate road.

More Stats for Hanging Berries bike trail
  • Altitude change
    148 ft
  • Altitude min
    860 ft
  • Altitude start
    866 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,014 ft
  • Grade
    5.056%
  • Grade max
    -21.557%
  • Grade min
    24.164%
  • Distance climb
    1,627 ft
  • Distance down
    424 ft
  • Distance flat
    875 ft
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Status:
on Sep 24, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 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
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.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • less 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
  • 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 hanging-berries trailhead (56.699310, -111.380140)
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      Hanging Berries Trail Reports

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      Sep 24, 2018 @ 6:18am
      Sep 24, 2018
      Sep 24, 2018 @ 6:18am
      Sep 24, 2018
      Trail is good now that the foliage is waning.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Sep 24, 2018 @ 6:18am
      Sep 24, 2018
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      Sep 24, 2018 @ 6:17am
      Sep 24, 2018

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Scona-Gabe (Sep 24, 2018 at 6:14)
       Trail is in good condition now that the foliage is waning.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Scona-Gabe (Mar 26, 2019 at 4:17)
       Can’t wait to get this remote descent once the melt is gone!
      [Reply]

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