1,074 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-79 ft
Descent
00:01:15
Avg time

Holy Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Forest Heights
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • AKA
    Holy Roller
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #299 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Flowy single track complete with berms and bridges to make things interesting.

Access Info

East Trailhead: South side of the Seminary HIll Trail, roughly opposite to the start of the Forest Heights gravel access trail connecting to the Riverside GC parking lot.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Holy Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -77 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,063 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,142 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,140 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,063 ft
  • Grade
    -7.147%
  • Grade max
    -11.89%
  • Grade min
    4.307%
  • Distance climb
    57 ft
  • Distance down
    1,018 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:15
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:56
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Jan 6, 2019
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.9 (11 votes)

view (4,455)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to holy-trail trailhead (53.540080, -113.460770)
      update trails status or condition

      Holy Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 11:08am
      Jan 6, 2019
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 7:26am
      Dec 24, 2018
      Oct 18, 2018 @ 1:23pm
      Oct 18, 2018
      Some pretty muddy parts in the low lying areas - good otherwise.
      Oct 2, 2018 @ 4:36pm
      Oct 2, 2018
      Little leafy
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 5:47pm
      Sep 19, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 491 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7,276 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      118 |
      Oct 6, 2017 @ 4:51pm
      Oct 6, 2017
      Holy Trail, Edmonton
      117 |
      Oct 6, 2017 @ 4:50pm
      Oct 6, 2017
      Holy Trail, Edmonton
      369 |
      Nov 15, 2014 @ 2:07pm
      Nov 15, 2014
      Holy Trail, Edmonton
      402 |
      Oct 15, 2014 @ 1:05pm
      Oct 15, 2014
      Holy Trail, Edmonton

      Routes with this trail

      more »
      titleratingdistance
      H2H (2018) - Black
      26 miles
      H2H (2018) - Green
      17 miles
      Riverside Trail and Fort Sask
      41 miles
      East Edmonton Cruise
      8 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 3
      flag pedaljunkie2000 (Nov 11, 2014 at 15:06)
       This trail is called "The Holy Trail"
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag redstump (Jul 31, 2015 at 22:56)
       Nice work on the trail. Well constructed. A new fave.
      [Reply]

      Post a Comment



      You must login to Pinkbike.
      Don't have an account? Sign up

      Join Pinkbike  Login

      Videos

      more »
      Holy trail
      118 | Oct 7, 2017 , Edmonton
      Holy Trail
      242 | Jun 18, 2017 , Edmonton
      GoPro: Alain Crossing the Black Diamond Narrow...
      384 | Apr 13, 2015 , Edmonton
      First time riding Holy Trail
      3:25 | 56 | Mar 29, 2018 , Edmonton
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.