Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Total: 14 riders
Mountain Biking Montane Traverse
#33 of 220 mountain bike trails in Alberta
This ride starts with a seriously painful climb togain the ridge. Once on top, there's some really sweet singletrack undulating across the mountain. You will get a real wilderness feeling for a while until you realize you're riding just above a golf course. After you get past the golf course, there's a number of options , including continuing further North, looping back to the highway, or taking one of a couple singletracks back paralleling the golf course on the bottom side. Great exercise, pretty scenery, and very convenient.
First added by John Fisch on Oct 7, 2007. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
- Drinking water: unknown
- Lift service: unknown
- Night riding: unknown
- Pump track: unknown
- Restrooms: unknown
- Fat bike grooming: unknown
- E-bikes allowed: unknown
- Fee required: unknown
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From Canmore, follow Benchlands Trail road. When it forks after about a mile, go right then immediate left into the Cougar Creek trailhead parking. Follow the paved then gravel path up the west (left) side of the creek for about a quarter mile. Look for trail sign on the left.
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