4,332 ft
Distance
54 ft
Climb
-349 ft
Descent
00:12:17
Avg time

Hotlaps Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Moose Mountain
    Bragg Creek, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #83320 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #31972 in E-Biking
    • #84636 in Trail Running
    • #37785 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
    • 40 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

Hot Laps is a trail for the beginner rider. The trail is mostly single-track and cut line riding. The trail is all downhill and allows riders to get their first taste of downhill riding. Hot Laps is a trail “Au Naturel” all dirt baby.

Access Info

Hot Laps had drop off and pick up points both on the Moose Mt road. The trail head is located just above the 2km marker on the right hand side (just above the guard rail). The pickup is located at the Elbow Valley crossing (look for the businessman crossing sign). Its best ridden as a pedal loop for beginners - park at the 2 km lot and pedal up to the trailhead then use the road to return to 2km.

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More Stats for Hotlaps mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -294 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,098 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,411 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,392 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,098 ft
  • Grade
    -6.798%
  • Grade max
    -90.519%
  • Grade min
    28.945%
  • Distance climb
    1,268 ft
  • Distance down
    2,624 ft
  • Distance flat
    440 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:02
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Status:
on Jun 11, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 2.75 (16 votes)
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      Hotlaps Trail Reports

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      Jun 11, 2024 @ 10:50pm
      1 day
      May 28, 2024 @ 10:09am
      May 28, 2024
      Two mud puddles, otherwise mint.
      Nov 20, 2023 @ 11:42am
      Nov 20, 2023
      wet, some mud some slippy sections
      Sep 17, 2023 @ 8:19am
      Sep 17, 2023
      Traill is all clear, but very dry.
      Mar 4, 2023 @ 5:29pm
      Mar 4, 2023
      Snow covered - the snow is hard with soft spots… needs to be groomed before it’s rideable
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 50 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 130 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,068 rides
      • Last: Jun 11, 2024

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      Jul 8, 2022 @ 10:13pm
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      Oct 1, 2021 @ 11:13am
      Oct 1, 2021
      235 |
      Aug 17, 2021 @ 8:53pm
      Aug 17, 2021
      201 |
      Aug 17, 2021 @ 8:53pm
      Aug 17, 2021

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