1 miles
Distance
60 ft
Climb
-399 ft
Descent
00:16:17
Avg time

Trail 8 (backside) Details

  • Riding Area
    Pyramid Bench
    Jasper, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year round
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #34764 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Very technical rooty rocky trail with some punchy climbs and some fun techy descents. Great views along the way make this trail worth checking out.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Trail 8 (backside) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -339 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,784 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,126 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,123 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,784 ft
  • Grade
    -4.472%
  • Grade max
    -39.732%
  • Grade min
    11.691%
  • Distance climb
    1,333 ft
  • Distance down
    4,481 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,774 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:22:47
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Status:
on Jun 23, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
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
Directions to trail-8-backside-56565 trailhead (52.884510, -118.121400)
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Trail 8 (backside) Trail Reports

Photos

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15 |
Apr 27, 2018 @ 11:06pm
Apr 27, 2018
Trail 8 (backside), Fort McMurray
81 |
Jul 5, 2015 @ 12:30am
Jul 5, 2015
Trail 8 (backside), Jasper

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag Dethphist (Jun 13, 2016 at 13:39)
 This was a tough slog going north to south, would definitely be more fun going the other way.
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  • + 0
flag Jjfullerton (Aug 6, 2018 at 18:28)
 It was tough going south too -lots of roots and steep climbs
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