2.5 miles
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-1,144 ft
Descent
00:29:45
Avg time

Heartbreak Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Pannanich
    Ballater
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black (2 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #4589 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #881 in E-Biking
    • #39260 in Trail Running
    • #76807 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

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Heartbreak Ridge is a highly rated 4 km popular black singletrack scenic trail located near Ballater. This hike primary trail can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating with a 6 m blue climb. On average it takes 29 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Heartbreak Ridge hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,126 ft
  • Altitude min
    815 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,941 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,941 ft
  • Altitude end
    817 ft
  • Grade
    -8.6%
  • Grade max
    -76.1%
  • Grade min
    4.5%
  • Distance climb
    827 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    299 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:45
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on Aug 27, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 4.55 (46 votes)
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      Heartbreak Ridge Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 252 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,816 rides
      • Last: Aug 20, 2023

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      18 |
      Sep 6, 2023 @ 11:52pm
      Sep 6, 2023
      88 |
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 2:42pm
      Jan 28, 2023
      266 |
      Sep 11, 2021 @ 9:18am
      Sep 11, 2021
      626 |
      Jun 24, 2017 @ 1:02am
      Jun 24, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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