3 miles
Distance
429 ft
Climb
-147 ft
Descent
00:00:11
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Jasper National Park
    Jasper, Alberta
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year round
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

The first part of the Jaques Lake trail takes you to Summit Lakes, relatively little elevation gain or loss and a mostly wide open track makes for pretty easy riding though there are several areas that are quite eroded and more technical. Several nice views of the valley make this a pleasant outing. Many groups ride to Summit Lakes and continue on foot to the terminus of the trail at Jaques Lake

Access Info

Take Maligne Lake Road to the Jaques Lake trailhead and parking near the south end of Medicine Lake.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Trail 139 - Jaques Lake (Summit Lakes) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    282 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,794 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,083 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,794 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,077 ft
  • Grade
    1.625%
  • Grade max
    -14.919%
  • Grade min
    25.787%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    4,889 ft
  • Distance flat
    4,611 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:11
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Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag maroha (Sep 18, 2017 at 7:38)
 I rode this trail on september 15th, 2017, and the first couple hundred meters there is a river carved straight down the trail. Parks Canada looks to have cleared a new trail on one side which was totally usable but we had to ride through the river to get to it. River was about .75 feet deep and you subj into the rocks a bit so you may get your feet wet if you need to put a foot down while crossing. We made it through okay. The rest of the trail is excellent. Wide and hard parked with some small features but you need to cross several scree slopes that could be wuite technical at times. We loved riding them but saw some other bikers walking over them. Really really fun and fast coming back down!
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