2 miles
Distance
197 ft
Climb
-1,110 ft
Descent
00:13:06
Avg time

Moose Packers Details

  • Riding area
    Station Flats / Allen Bill
    Bragg Creek, Alberta
  • AKA
    Moosepackers
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    June - November
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    AE&P

This old horse packer's trail links the road and trails on Moose Mountain with the road and trails from West Bragg and Station Flats. A number of tight, steep switchbacks throw in some technical challenge in either direction. It makes for a rip-roaring descent; just watch out and yield to other trail users.

Moose Packers drops you straight into the Ridgeback trail at the foot of the hill (by the Shell valve site). Both trails are maintained by the Calgary Mountain Bike Alliance.

The awesome Moose Packers loop begins at Station Flats, and then goes: Sulphur Springs, Pneuma, Moose Packers, Ridgeback R4, R3, R2, R1.

Access Info

From the top, access is by the Kananaskis Fire Lookout trail or Pneuma. From the bottom, you can get there from Ridgeback, Snakes & Ladders, or the access road from West Bragg Creek.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Moose Packers mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -913 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,321 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,427 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,234 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,321 ft
  • Grade
    -10.021%
  • Grade max
    -44.526%
  • Grade min
    31.082%
  • Distance climb
    1,516 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:13:06
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:37
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Status:
on Oct 20, 2017
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Avg: 3.65 (8 votes)

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Moose Packers Trail Reports

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Oct 20, 2017 @ 7:00am
Oct 20, 2017
reporter
Downed trees removed on Oct 19. Damp at the top, tacky towards the bottom. Braaaap!
Sep 18, 2017 @ 7:10am
Sep 18, 2017
Aug 7, 2017 @ 7:15pm
Aug 7, 2017
Jul 17, 2017 @ 3:01pm
Jul 17, 2017
Perfect. Dry and quick.
Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:12am
Jun 26, 2017
One felled tree at the base (very bottom of the mountain) Requires chainsaw....or Danny
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Oct 20, 2017 @ 7:02am
Oct 20, 2017
Moose Packers, Bragg Creek
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Oct 20, 2017 @ 7:02am
Oct 20, 2017
Moose Packers, Bragg Creek
235 |
Oct 13, 2015 @ 9:11am
Oct 13, 2015
Moose Packers, Edmonton
206 |
Mar 16, 2015 @ 7:36am
Mar 16, 2015
Moose Packers, Calgary

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