Prairie Link Details
The Prairie Link trail links [surprise!] the Powderface Creek and Prairie Creek trails. Most people ride it from south to north, maximizing the descent/fun. From the south it climbs on a smooth, wide track that begs for a bit of head-to-head competition with your buddies. At the first "summit" drop yer saddle and let it rip down the other side - it's fun, fast and loose. A short climb gets you to the second summit, and then the looooong way down to Prairie Creek. The area has changed a lot over the years, and there are a whole bunch of drainage channels that allow for air and/or vicious faceplants. Yeah! Popping out of the trees into a meadow means you're at the bottom - cross the bridge and you're on Prairie Creek trail. Go right to head back to Powderface trailhead and Hwy 66.
Watch for hikers, cows and horses.
More Stats for Prairie Link mountain bike trail
Altitude change-204 ft
Altitude min1.0 miles
Altitude max1.1 miles
Altitude start1.0 miles
Altitude end1.0 miles
Distance climb3,542 ft
Distance down1.3 miles
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Prairie Link Trail Reports
Jan 19, 2017 @ 6:32pmJan 19, 2017
|From FB: "There was a lot of solid ice (not my preference). Even the snow was pretty bullet proof in the majority of the trail, but with studs had...|
Oct 28, 2016 @ 1:51pmOct 28, 2016
|The climb up from Powderface Creek is in great shape; excellent fall conditions. The descent to Prairie Creek has areas of partial snow/ice cover...|
Aug 31, 2016 @ 9:53amAug 31, 2016
|Mostly dry with a few wet spots|
May 30, 2016 @ 9:19pmMay 30, 2016
|Dry and fast|
Jan 8, 2016 @ 11:30amJan 8, 2016
|10 cm on top of great base. Party of 3 hit it yesterday. Now it's your turn.|
Routes with this trail
|Powderface Short Loop||7.5 miles|
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