3 miles
Distance
1,000 ft
Climb
-126 ft
Descent
00:41:54
Avg time

Ranger Summit Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    West Bragg Creek
    Bragg Creek, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #267 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
    • 95 in Horseback

The most common uphill route on the south side of the West Bragg parking lot. It is a 2-way trail, but most people ride up it.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ranger Summit bike trail
  • Altitude change
    873 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,676 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,551 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,676 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,548 ft
  • Grade
    6.5%
  • Grade max
    -24%
  • Grade min
    37.9%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1,434 ft
  • Distance flat
    354 ft
  • Avg time
    00:41:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:18
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Status:
on Nov 14, 2020
Snow Packed
Avg: 3.95 (26 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 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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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Ranger Summit Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 22 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,715 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 6,481 rides
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      Photos

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      6 |
      Sep 28, 2020 @ 8:14pm
      Sep 28, 2020
      60 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 1:36pm
      Jul 4, 2020
      52 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 1:35pm
      Jul 4, 2020
      124 |
      Aug 24, 2019 @ 8:01pm
      Aug 24, 2019

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      7 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag rcaughlin (Aug 18, 2017 at 5:16)
       Long climb that doesn't stop until the top.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag MarkruShredding (Sep 25, 2018 at 6:57)
       Sept 24 trail in good condition but wet and greasy in many areas.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag powderfinger (Jul 12, 2019 at 15:46)
       Excellent condition
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Lopht (Sep 1, 2019 at 17:06)
       Little wet Sep 1. Nice easy consistent climb
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag agiard (Oct 25, 2019 at 5:41)
       Icy patches for the first km then it clears up nicely.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Gonnad (Jul 9, 2020 at 4:41)
       Wet and top film of mud
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Gonnad (Jul 26, 2020 at 7:52)
       If you want a quieter ride at the weekend use the trails to the south of the carpark. Rangers Summit yesterday was dry and in good condition.
      [Reply]

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