899 ft
Distance
25 ft
Climb
-12 ft
Descent
00:11:23
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Skills Area Trail
  • Hinton Mountain Bike Association

Skills Area Details

  • Riding Area
    Hinton Bike Park
    Hinton, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Season
    May - Oct
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #13334 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

The skills area of the Hinton Bike Park features progressive TTF's from green to black diamond and a beginner pump track. The skill area was revamped in 2014 by HMBA and Hoots Inc. The skills area is extremely sensitive to weather conditions. Please only use the Hinton Bike Park during dry conditions.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skills Area bike trail
  • Altitude change
    13 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,488 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,507 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,488 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,500 ft
  • Grade
    1.423%
  • Grade max
    -8.981%
  • Grade min
    13.026%
  • Distance climb
    593 ft
  • Distance down
    240 ft
  • Distance flat
    65 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:01
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Status:
on Jul 11, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Skills Area Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 11, 2018 @ 5:24pm
      Jul 11, 2018
      reporter Trails in Hinton are riding fantastic
      Jun 28, 2018 @ 1:54pm
      Jun 28, 2018
      May 6, 2018 @ 7:25pm
      May 6, 2018
      Juuuust a little bit wet, will likely be good to go very soon
      Nov 3, 2017 @ 10:54am
      Nov 3, 2017
      Snowed November 1st 2017
      Oct 30, 2017 @ 9:21am
      Oct 30, 2017
      Trees have been cleared
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 78 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
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      • 1,201 rides
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      Oct 19, 2016 @ 10:36am
      Oct 19, 2016
      Skills Area, Hinton

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