1 miles
Distance
298 ft
Climb
-191 ft
Descent
00:13:37
Avg time

Long Road to Ruin Details

  • Riding Area
    Canmore Nordic Centre
    Canmore, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #886 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Great connector trail at the lower portion of the Nordic Centre. Typically a flow trail with built up berms and benched side hills. A little bit 'rooty' in a few sections. Rides well in both directions.

More Stats for Long Road to Ruin bike trail
  • Altitude change
    107 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,489 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,602 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,495 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,602 ft
  • Grade
    1.907%
  • Grade max
    -19.045%
  • Grade min
    24.341%
  • Distance climb
    2,547 ft
  • Distance down
    2,798 ft
  • Distance flat
    248 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:37
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:10
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Status:
on Nov 29, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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
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      Long Road to Ruin Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 206 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,061 rides
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      Sep 26, 2018 @ 8:05am
      Sep 26, 2018
      Long Road to Ruin, My City
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      Sep 26, 2018 @ 8:05am
      Sep 26, 2018
      Long Road to Ruin, My City

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      Alain going downhill in Long Road to Ruin Trail
      388 | Jan 15, 2015 , Canmore
      Long Road to Ruin Trail in Canmore Nordic Centre
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