5 miles
Distance
1,051 ft
Climb
-1,069 ft
Descent
00:55:02
Avg time

Long Distance Details

  • Riding area
    West Bragg Creek
    Bragg Creek, Alberta
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking

Long Distance is a relatively smooth piece of singletrack usually done in a loop with the eastern half Telephone Loop to avoid excessive mud. The trail is well made, the grades are not too steep and there are some good views to be seen at a few sections. The soil on the trail is Most of the trail is in forest, but some parts are in meadows, clear cuts and in new growth forests. Mud is not a problem on this trail most of the year, but do not be surprised if you find a few puddles and a couple of soft spots. The soil on this trail is softer than others in the area and not as rocky, especialy in wooded sections. there are no difficult, dangerous or tricky sections of note. Riding season is from mid April to early November, longer if you have a fatbike. The trail is multi-use, so as always, be courteous to hikers, snowshoers, and equestrians.

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More Stats for Long Distance mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -18 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,714 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,362 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,732 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,714 ft
  • Grade
    -0.065%
  • Grade max
    -62.529%
  • Grade min
    43.156%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,350 ft
  • Avg time
    00:55:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:49:17
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Status:
on Sep 16, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3.55 (15 votes)

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Long Distance Trail Reports

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Sep 16, 2017 @ 4:58pm
Sep 16, 2017
Thought the rain would have messed it up, but no. Excellent condition. Excellent trail
Aug 30, 2017 @ 3:53pm
Aug 30, 2017
Small blackbear on trail seems to be bit less frightened by bikers ran parallel to us aw we were riding down trail
Aug 2, 2017 @ 11:28am
Aug 2, 2017
Jul 10, 2017 @ 6:48am
Jul 10, 2017
MINT!
Jul 4, 2017 @ 8:15am
Jul 4, 2017
From the connection @ Telephone loop, there is a lot of overgrowth from lack of being ridden. Otherwise mint.
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Jul 17, 2017 @ 9:05pm
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Long Distance, Bragg Creek
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Long Distance, Bragg Creek
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Feb 15, 2016 @ 1:59pm
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Long Distance, Bragg Creek
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Nov 2, 2014 @ 1:46pm
Nov 2, 2014
Long Distance, Calgary

Routes with this trail

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West Bragg June Ride Plan
9 miles

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West Bragg Creek
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