4,944 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-408 ft
Descent
00:07:20
Avg time
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Roller Coaster Details

  • Riding Area
    Banff
    Banff, Alberta
  • AKA
    Rollercoaster
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Apr - Nov
  • Global Ranking
    #24478 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2014

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Access Info

Climb Mountain Avenue to the Rimrock Hotel. Turn riders left just before the Rimrock onto the hiking trail to the Banff Springs Hotel. Follow the power line trail paralleling Mountain Ave. for approximately 400m - trail head is at the junction of a cutback from the power line trail.

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More Stats for Roller Coaster bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -403 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,769 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,172 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,172 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,769 ft
  • Grade max
    -30.297%
  • Grade min
    1.701%
  • Distance climb
    360 ft
  • Distance down
    4,331 ft
  • Distance flat
    253 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:51
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Status:
on May 2, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Roller Coaster Trail Reports

      datedescription
      May 2, 2018 @ 8:03pm
      May 2, 2018
      Wet muddy. Still patches of snow and ice.
      Jul 31, 2017 @ 7:03pm
      Jul 31, 2017
      reporter Perfect
      Dec 28, 2016 @ 6:38pm
      Dec 28, 2016
      reporter Trail is in great fat biking shape
      Jun 3, 2016 @ 1:00pm
      Jun 3, 2016
      reporter Clear and G2G
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 19 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 135 rides
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      Nov 26, 2018 @ 8:03pm
      Nov 26, 2018
      Roller Coaster, Banff

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