2 miles
Distance
699 ft
Climb
-36 ft
Descent
00:25:15
Avg time

Meander Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Montane
    Canmore, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #37340 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016

The best route up to Montane Traverse IMO. Only a few steep ramps. Montane rides really well headed south from the Meander intersection.

Access Info

Trailhead on Harvie Heights Road.

More Stats for Meander bike trail
  • Altitude change
    663 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,353 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,016 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,353 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,016 ft
  • Grade
    7.184%
  • Grade max
    -9.68%
  • Grade min
    21.24%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    872 ft
  • Distance flat
    626 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:15
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Status:
on Oct 12, 2019
Avg: 2.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Meander Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 6:44pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      All Montane, Horseshoe and G8 trails are closed to traffic due to a grizzly sow and cub encounter.
      May 12, 2019 @ 9:40am
      May 12, 2019
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 9:08am
      Jul 22, 2018
      Tree down between ridge traverse and montane.
      Jun 28, 2018 @ 7:36am
      Jun 28, 2018
      Six in chest height tree across the trail about half way between Ridge Traverse and Montane Traverse.
      May 8, 2017 @ 2:38pm
      May 8, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 13 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 34 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      8 |
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 3:10pm
      Jul 31, 2019
      17 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 1:02pm
      Sep 2, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Bow Valley Extreme
      162 miles
      Montane Traverse
      12 miles
      Bow Valley Suffer-Fest
      80 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Bikelyftas (Jul 31, 2019 at 15:10)
       Definitely more of a climbing trail then a downhill. Still fun but not as good as the rest around there
      [Reply]

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