3,629 ft
Distance
75 ft
Climb
-229 ft
Descent
00:19:00
Avg time

Purgatory Details

  • Riding area
    Edmonton
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking

"Purgatory", this trail is so good it may make you feel like you are in an intermediate state after physical death. Expect narrow, off camber challenging climbs.

Access Info

If coming from Wakina drive, there is a shortcut to the trailhead next to the brick wall.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Purgatory mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -155 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,052 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,207 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,207 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,052 ft
  • Grade
    -4.269%
  • Grade max
    -31.574%
  • Grade min
    22.423%
  • Distance climb
    860 ft
  • Distance down
    2,508 ft
  • Distance flat
    261 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:35
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Status:
on Oct 20, 2017
Variable
Avg: 2.65 (6 votes)

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Directions to purgatory-81341 trailhead (53.501540, -113.602581)
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Purgatory Trail Reports

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Oct 20, 2017 @ 6:13pm
Oct 20, 2017
Good dirt. A bit soft plus leaves can make the off camber bits a bit sketchy still but only one muddy spot. 1 tree to go over, 2 to go under (one...
Oct 5, 2017 @ 11:34am
Oct 5, 2017
Still really damp, the mud makes the cambered climbs next to impossible. Id find another trail until it dries out. Two downed trees along the way...
Oct 5, 2017 @ 11:34am
Oct 5, 2017
Pretty damp, the cambered uphills were next to impossible in the mud. Id pick a different trail.
Oct 5, 2017 @ 11:34am
Oct 5, 2017
Still really damp, the mud makes the narrow cambered climbs really tough. Id find another trail until this one dries out. Two downed trees along...
Oct 5, 2017 @ 7:20am
Oct 5, 2017
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail, this was my first time riding Purgatory so i dont know if this tree has been there a long time but...
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May 27, 2017 @ 7:59pm
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May 27, 2017 @ 7:58pm
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May 27, 2017 @ 7:58pm
May 27, 2017
Purgatory, Edmonton

4 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag Micahslavens (Jun 24, 2017 at 15:55)
 Trail is in rough condition after the last couple of wind storms. There are large trees down every few meters. If it was clear it could be a lot of fun!
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  • + 0
flag CavellAB (Jul 15, 2017 at 15:10)
 Would be fun with some work! Lots of downed trees.
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flag kryten (Aug 23, 2017 at 12:49)
 Trail is all clear now.
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flag zuhallem (Sep 28, 2017 at 23:16)
 Old school build well and worth the ride when dry.
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