2,785 ft
Distance
-174 ft
Descent
00:06:13
Avg time

Star Wars Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Banff
    , Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Wallride
  • Global Ranking
    #965 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #36510 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 25 in Trail Running
  • Land Owner
    Banff National Park

Short, fast, fun, probably Banff's most popular MTB trail. Dirt jumps, berms, drops and a wall ride. Has a real bike park feel to it.

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More Stats for Star Wars mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -173 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,607 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,782 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,782 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,610 ft
  • Grade
    -6.2%
  • Grade max
    -21.8%
  • Grade min
    1.4%
  • Distance climb
    118 ft
  • Distance down
    2,352 ft
  • Distance flat
    315 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:37
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on Nov 22, 2023
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Avg: 4.5 (37 votes)
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      Star Wars Trail Reports

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      Nov 22, 2023 @ 6:34pm
      Nov 22, 2023
      Four trees down after recent high winds. Otherwise a few patches of snow but no ice - rideable with non-studded tires.
      Oct 15, 2023 @ 3:49am
      Oct 15, 2023
      Oct 9, 2023 @ 3:53am
      Oct 9, 2023
      Aug 5, 2023 @ 9:24am
      Aug 5, 2023
      Jul 2, 2023 @ 6:40am
      Jul 2, 2023
      Open and g2g
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 172 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,683 rides
      • Last: Feb 3, 2024

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      Dec 16, 2023 @ 10:59am
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      Oct 9, 2023 @ 5:52pm
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      Oct 9, 2023 @ 5:51pm
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      Apr 20, 2017 @ 9:23pm
      Apr 20, 2017

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