2 miles
Distance
258 ft
Climb
-148 ft
Descent
00:24:01
Avg time

Trail 9a (5th Lake) Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May -Oct
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Technical cross country riding with many short techy climbs, some flowy side hill, and several rock gardens. Beautiful views throughout.

Access Info

Access from Parking #1 at Old Fort point via Trail 1 and Trail 9, or Parking #16

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Trail 9a (5th Lake) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    111 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,547 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,717 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,547 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,657 ft
  • Grade
    1.14%
  • Grade max
    -14.265%
  • Grade min
    19.163%
  • Distance climb
    4,895 ft
  • Distance down
    3,570 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,233 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:40:27
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Status:
on Sep 30, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (8 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to trail-9a-5th-lake trailhead (52.808219, -118.023709)
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Trail 9a (5th Lake) Trail Reports

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Sep 30, 2018 @ 11:44am
Sep 30, 2018
Jul 15, 2018 @ 9:22pm
Jul 15, 2018
This is a technical fun trail. Very busy w tourists so its very well packed down and wide. This offers many line choices. Super fun rocky...
Jul 8, 2018 @ 6:09am
Jul 8, 2018
Aug 8, 2017 @ 4:53pm
Aug 8, 2017
Jun 13, 2017 @ 2:10pm
Jun 13, 2017
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Photos

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Aug 2, 2016 @ 9:51am
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Trail 9a (5th Lake), Edmonton
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Aug 2, 2016 @ 9:51am
Aug 2, 2016
Trail 9a (5th Lake), Edmonton

Routes with this trail

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Valley of the Five Lakes - Long Loop
12 miles
Valley of the Five Lakes - Short Loop
3 miles

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag Jjfullerton (Aug 2, 2017 at 10:55)
 Beautiful ride - several steep rock sections
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  • + 0
flag maroha (Sep 18, 2017 at 7:52)
 Great trail. A small section is considered a black hiking trail and that section is quite gnarly for a bike. It's approximately 700m of the trail and we were still able to ride most of that section. Only pushed our bike up a few short steep extremely technical spots. The trail was fantastic.
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