12 miles
Distance
1,017 ft
Climb
-92 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Tonquin Valley Details

  • Riding area
    Jasper National Park
    Jasper, Alberta
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Winter only trail
  • Trail type
    Winter/Fatbike Only
  • Bike type
    Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • Season
    Feb-Apr
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

A big ride into the Jasper back country which should not be taken lightly. This route is very committing and takes you into the wilderness, far from help in the kind of place where an outing can quickly turn into an epic. The route follows the Tonquin Valley trail until it meets the Astoria river then follows the river to its source at Amethyst Lake.

Access Info

Access via Edith Cavell Road

Disclaimer

Only permitted from Feb 15 until spring thaw due to Caribou protection measures

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Tonquin Valley mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    925 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,533 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,594 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,519 ft
  • Grade
    1.45%
  • Grade max
    -0.939%
  • Grade min
    11.967%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Jul 28, 2009 @ 10:14am
Jul 28, 2009
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