4,343 ft
Distance
156 ft
Climb
-264 ft
Descent
00:08:18
Avg time

Sideshow Bob Details

  • Riding Area
    Bowmont Park
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #18412 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    City of Calgary

Begins with a trail alongside the cliff-face of Bowmont park, then into a short tree section, onto the cliffs again, and finishes through trees to a pathway in the middle of Bowmont park. If you don't like exposure, this is not the trail for you.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sideshow Bob bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -109 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,517 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,640 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,639 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,531 ft
  • Grade
    -2.508%
  • Grade max
    -45.196%
  • Grade min
    32.827%
  • Distance climb
    1,568 ft
  • Distance down
    2,275 ft
  • Distance flat
    501 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:53
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Status:
on Dec 7, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 3.65 (8 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 sideshow-bob trailhead (51.085710, -114.164330)
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Sideshow Bob Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 7, 2018 @ 5:31pm
2 days
Firm packed snow, great for fat or skinny, no studs needed.
Nov 8, 2018 @ 3:28pm
Nov 8, 2018
Great riding, mostly on packed snow, no ice
Oct 20, 2018 @ 3:02pm
Oct 20, 2018
Oct 17, 2018 @ 10:40pm
Oct 17, 2018
Side Show Bob and Bowmont Park are 100% dry.
Aug 15, 2018 @ 8:52pm
Aug 15, 2018
Couple little wet spots but otherwise pretty sweet riding!
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Oct 20, 2018 @ 3:02pm
Oct 20, 2018
Sideshow Bob, Calgary
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Jul 22, 2018 @ 5:50am
Jul 22, 2018
Sideshow Bob, Calgary
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Jun 5, 2018 @ 6:50pm
Jun 5, 2018
Sideshow Bob, My City
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Jun 5, 2018 @ 6:50pm
Jun 5, 2018
Sideshow Bob, My City

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