2.3 miles
168 ft
-1,080 ft
Avg time

Lower Stoney Squaw Details

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  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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Located on the Mt Norquay ski hill, this fun rip is worth a look if you're in Banff with your bike, especially if you have a shuttle up the Norquay road from Hwy 1. The trail is fast and flows pretty well. There are a couple of short climbs near the top, but after those it's all downhill. Keep an eye out for jumps and such, watch out for sketchy woodwork. It's Banff, so there are bears and hikers from time to time.

Once you get down to the highway, turn right, raise your seat and pedal back to your pickup point. The pedal up to the parking lot is long, maybe 6km.

Access Info

From the Norquay main parking lot: ride northwest out of the parking lot past the day lodge, and follow a dirt/grass trail/road along the edge of the trees [trees are on your right] to the Cascade Amphitheatre Trail [turns right into the trees near the bottom of the Spirit chairlift]. The Cascade trail crosses Stoney Squaw - take a left.

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More Stats for Lower Stoney Squaw mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -912 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,593 ft
  • Altitude max
    1.0 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.0 miles
  • Altitude end
    4,593 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,000 ft
  • Distance down
    1.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,242 ft
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on May 27, 2017
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Lower Stoney Squaw Trail Reports

May 27, 2017 @ 8:32pm
1 days
Trails good to go. Wet at the top dry about halfway down. Great riding
May 6, 2017 @ 8:22pm
May 6, 2017
Still too much snow on the trail
Aug 29, 2016 @ 7:28pm
Aug 29, 2016
great condition with a few puddles to roost through.
Jun 3, 2016 @ 1:07pm
Jun 3, 2016
reporter Wide open and in great shape!
May 4, 2015 @ 12:49pm
May 4, 2015
tree down across trail, can ride/ jump over Some snow still on trail but totally rideable
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Dec 6, 2014 @ 12:21pm
Dec 6, 2014
Lower Stoney Squaw, Banff
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Jun 8, 2008 @ 9:37am
Jun 8, 2008
Lower Stoney Squaw, Banff

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