2,480 ft
Distance
35 ft
Climb
-19 ft
Descent
00:03:42
Avg time

Root Canal Details

  • Riding Area
    Edmonton
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Global Ranking
    #893 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Roots. Lots of them. Enough fun to start at the 142nd Street Bridge and then turn around and do it again from the other direction. And then the Back Breaker Trail.

Access Info

East Trailhead: Under the 142nd Street Bridge over MacKinnon Ravine
West Trailhead: First right on the MacKinnon Access Trail as it drops into the ravine from Summit Drive near 148 Street

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Root Canal bike trail
  • Altitude change
    15 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,181 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,204 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,184 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,199 ft
  • Grade
    0.624%
  • Grade max
    -3.008%
  • Grade min
    6.274%
  • Distance climb
    1,078 ft
  • Distance down
    1,180 ft
  • Distance flat
    86 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:40
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Status:
on Oct 30, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.55 (11 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to root-canal-10628 trailhead (53.538180, -113.565430)
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Root Canal Trail Reports

Photos

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5 |
Aug 6, 2018 @ 3:07pm
Aug 6, 2018
Root Canal, Edmonton
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Jun 30, 2018 @ 3:47pm
Jun 30, 2018
Root Canal, Edmonton
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Jun 30, 2018 @ 3:47pm
Jun 30, 2018
Root Canal, Edmonton
244 |
Oct 23, 2014 @ 3:07pm
Oct 23, 2014
Root Canal, Edmonton

Routes with this trail

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West End Rip, Counter Clockwise
21 miles
Root Breaker
2 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag cmorr (Jul 19, 2018 at 10:49)
 Greasy!!
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