2 miles
Distance
263 ft
Climb
-153 ft
Descent
00:23:35
Avg time

Trail 9a (5th Lake) Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • 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
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #9067
  • 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) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    109 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,548 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,717 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,548 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,657 ft
  • Grade
    1.131%
  • Grade max
    -14.157%
  • Grade min
    18.971%
  • Distance climb
    4,776 ft
  • Distance down
    3,570 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,332 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:40:27
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Status:
on Aug 8, 2017
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Avg: 4.65 (8 votes)

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Trail 9a (5th Lake) Trail Reports

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Aug 8, 2017 @ 4:53pm
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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
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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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