3 miles
Distance
525 ft
Climb
-863 ft
Descent
00:25:22
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Kananaskis Country
    My City, Alberta
  • AKA
    Penstock
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • 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
    00:25:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:37
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Status:
on Aug 1, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to high-rockies-blackshale-to-peninsula trailhead (50.697090, -115.174516)
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High Rockies -... Trail Reports

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Aug 1, 2018 @ 1:59pm
Aug 1, 2018
Rode on 30 July, all dry and clear of any debrist
Dec 17, 2017 @ 11:52am
Dec 17, 2017
Totally packed, doable on a regular mountain bike, as in ancient times. Couple of trees down, but you can hop off and walk around/over.
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?
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Jul 27, 2018 @ 6:55pm
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Jul 27, 2018 @ 6:53pm
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Jul 27, 2018 @ 6:50pm
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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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