3 miles
Distance
525 ft
Climb
-863 ft
Descent
00:24:34
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Kananaskis Country
    My City, Alberta
  • AKA
    Penstock
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Alberta Parks

Section of the HRT between Blackshale Creek and Peninsula.

More Stats for High Rockies - Blackshale to Peninsula mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -338 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,554 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,062 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,892 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,554 ft
  • Grade
    -2.458%
  • Grade max
    -36.592%
  • Grade min
    26.861%
  • Distance climb
    4,884 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    822 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:37
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Status:
on Oct 17, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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High Rockies -... Trail Reports

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Oct 17, 2017 @ 5:02pm
Oct 17, 2017
The windstorm knocked multiple trees down onto to the trail near Peninsula. Anybody got a chainsaw?
Oct 17, 2017 @ 5:00pm
Oct 17, 2017
The windstorm knocked multiple trees down onto to the trail on the South end near Peninsula. Anybody got a chainsaw?
Oct 17, 2017 @ 5:00pm
Oct 17, 2017
The windstorm knocked multiple trees down onto to trail on the South end near Peninsula. Anybody got a chainsaw?
Jul 25, 2017 @ 12:00pm
Jul 25, 2017
Rode Penstock to Headwall Creek and back, amazing new singletrack. Over 1,000m of elevation which will be reduced by 80m once the suspension...
Jul 16, 2017 @ 6:40pm
Jul 16, 2017
Bikepacked the entire HRT from Goat to Boulton. Absolutely fantastic trail conditions. Plenty of water available along the trails.
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Sep 16, 2017 @ 10:50pm
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High Rockies - Blackshale to...
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Aug 1, 2017 @ 6:31pm
Aug 1, 2017
High Rockies - Blackshale to...
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Aug 1, 2017 @ 6:31pm
Aug 1, 2017
High Rockies - Blackshale to...
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Jul 25, 2017 @ 12:46pm
Jul 25, 2017
High Rockies - Blackshale to...

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag blkslac (Aug 1, 2017 at 18:30)
 After climbing back up to the suspension bridge, the trail is fast and flowy all the way to the crossing at the Spray Lakes Rd.
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