5 miles
Distance
256 ft
Climb
-2,288 ft
Descent
00:28:12
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Canmore
    Canmore, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May-Oct
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #38019 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A doubletrack under the powerlines up to a pass. One of the bigger climbs in the area. A lookout area is a short diversion south from the top of the pass.

Access Info

From the Dead Man's Flats overpass, head up towards the Banff Gate Resort and start from the parking area on the right.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skogan Pass (Dead Man's side) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,032 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,697 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,757 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,744 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,713 ft
  • Grade max
    -30%
  • Grade min
    18.201%
  • Distance climb
    4,500 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,014 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:12
  • Avg reverse time
    01:57:11
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Status:
on Jun 28, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3 (2 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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  • > 80%
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  • 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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      Skogan Pass... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jun 28, 2017 @ 9:01pm
      Jun 28, 2017
      The trail is open clean and clear. Lots to climb, lots to descend. A beautiful and unique perspective on the area.
      May 27, 2017 @ 4:20pm
      May 27, 2017
      Several small trees across the trail. Knee deep snow 3km from the pass. Unavoidable at this moment so you'll have to break snow.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
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      Jul 29, 2018 @ 2:46pm
      Jul 29, 2018
      Skogan Pass (Dead Man's side)
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      Jul 29, 2018 @ 10:35am
      Jul 29, 2018
      Skogan Pass (Dead Man's side)
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      Jul 29, 2018 @ 10:35am
      Jul 29, 2018
      Skogan Pass (Dead Man's side)
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      Jul 29, 2018 @ 10:34am
      Jul 29, 2018
      Skogan Pass (Dead Man's side)

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