4,809 ft
Distance
263 ft
Climb
-283 ft
Descent
00:12:29
Avg time

Horseshoe Slabs Details

  • Riding Area
    Horseshoe / G8
    Canmore, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Oct
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #1881 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Add some kick to your Horseshoe loop by going up to ride some slabs!

Access Info

from Upper horseshoe take the first left after the "lookout" at the top of the climb.

More Stats for Horseshoe Slabs bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -20 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,836 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,094 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,856 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,836 ft
  • Grade
    -0.425%
  • Grade max
    -27.936%
  • Grade min
    28.743%
  • Distance climb
    2,092 ft
  • Distance down
    2,461 ft
  • Distance flat
    255 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:53:41
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Status:
on Oct 19, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 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 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
  • Other Other
Directions to horseshoe-slabs-32898 trailhead (51.089050, -115.311070)
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Horseshoe Slabs Trail Reports

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag chrisharp (Jul 26, 2018 at 15:53)
 Just so nobody is misled (or disappointed), there are exactly 3 (three) slabs measuring 25’, 20’, and 10’ respectively. I think the description could be revisited.
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