2 miles
Distance
103 ft
Climb
-788 ft
Descent
00:22:30
Avg time

Strange Brew Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    West Bragg Creek
    Bragg Creek, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #196 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Year Opened
    2010

This trail has a great mix of flowy berms, with some rooty/rocky sections thrown in too. It is a 2 way trail, but the vast majority of people ride down it.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Strange Brew bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -685 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,863 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,583 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,548 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,863 ft
  • Grade
    -5.737%
  • Grade max
    -54.524%
  • Grade min
    24.163%
  • Distance climb
    1,572 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    108 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:45:29
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Status:
on Aug 6, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (37 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to strange-brew trailhead (50.924600, -114.705080)
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      Strange Brew Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 6, 2020 @ 4:39pm
      Aug 6, 2020
      Jul 21, 2020 @ 4:07pm
      Jul 21, 2020
      Dry except for occasional puddles. The bike needed a wash after.
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 5:31pm
      Jul 15, 2020
      Jul 9, 2020 @ 11:58am
      Jul 9, 2020
      Really wet and muddy!
      Jul 6, 2020 @ 7:48am
      Jul 6, 2020
      Trail is in great condition
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 39 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 806 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,189 rides
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      Photos

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      8 |
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 2:10pm
      Jul 25, 2020
      3 |
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 2:10pm
      Jul 25, 2020
      36 |
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 5:34am
      Jun 16, 2020
      40 |
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 5:34am
      Jun 16, 2020

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Goldilocks
      6 miles
      Ranger Summit to Strange Brew
      6 miles
      Ranger-Snakes-Bob-Strange
      13 miles
      Sir Climbsalot
      9 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Jugheed (May 14, 2019 at 21:15)
       May 14, Trail is in pretty good shape.
      Unfortunately can’t say the same for the Baruch’s Corner sign at the top lookout, and the trail-map at the Elbow junction. Somebody thinks that wrecking the signs is fun or something.
      Anyway, let’s respect what has been provided for the enjoyment of the area without ruining it for everybody.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Lopht (Sep 1, 2019 at 17:07)
       Makes Ranger Summit totally worthwhile!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Gonnad (Jul 26, 2020 at 7:46)
       I did this yesterday. If you like roots and rocks this is the one for you, recommend going up Rangers and down Strange Brew. A few muddy patches but in good condition.
      [Reply]

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