Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies Guide Book

by Ward Cameron (Ward Cameron Enterprises)
Mountain Bike The Canadian Rockies  by Ward Cameron

370pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1550680986

Here are 108 of the best rides throughout the mountainous regions of Alberta and British Columbia, including routes through Banff, Waterton Lakes, Jasper & Yoho National Parks. Each route has at-a-glance info, detailed descriptions, trail map, nearby services, other information sources, and much more.

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Trails from the "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 108.
... Preview: The 1A Highway has been permanently closed to vehicles from the Continental Divide to its eastern terminus on the Lake Louise Road. This closing has created a great family ride along this former roadw ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Lake Louise, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: The trail begins at the Mount Shark Trailhead, along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail within Kananaskis Country Provincial Recreation Area. This remote, 42.25 miles point-to-point or out-and-back ride pr ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 42.25
... Preview: This trail is located east of Jasper, Alberta. This pleasant 14.2-mile loop trail is perfect for beginner riders or experts looking for a trail to spin their legs on. It travels through forested count ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Jasper, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14.2
... Preview: The trail is located within the Kananaskis Valley, one of the most well-known areas of Alberta's Kananaskis Country. This 10.6-mile out-and-back trail takes you over a saddle on the southeast end of M ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Calgary, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.6
... Preview: While this 0.84-mile point-to-point is rarely a destination in itself, it forms an important link between the Banff Springs Hotel and two of the main sightseeing destinations in the Banff town site ar ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Banff, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: The trail lies south of Elkwater Lak4e and west of Ferguson Hill Road. This moderately easy 5.7 out-and-back trail provides numerous loop options. The trail has a good surface for much of its length, ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Elkwater, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.7
... Preview: For many years this ride remained one of the secrets of Canmore's hard-core elite, but with the publishing of the Canmore Alberta Recreation Map in 1999, the secret is out. Riders from all areas are l ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: The trail begins in the Little Elbow Campground, approximately 19.9 miles west of Bragg Creek along Highway 66 (the Elbow Falls Trail). If you want a trail with a little bit of everything, this is th ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Bragg Creek, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 27.1
... Preview: The Blaeberry river Road mixes wide gravel roads with some breathtaking views along its 17.88-mile out-and-back route. It begins by winding along the lush slopes at the base of Fisher Peak, where the ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Golden, BC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.9
... Preview: Burstall Pass is along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail, south of Canmore in Alberta's Kananaskis Country. This beginner trail works best as a combination of mountain biking and hiking. It begins on a le ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.3
... Preview: This trail is a favorite of locals because of its endless views and pleasant demeanor. Along this 2.81-mile point-to-point, you are treated to some of the best views of the many peaks of the Bow Valle ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: The Canmore Nordic Center is located above the town of Canmore, approximately 80 km west of Calgary, Alberta. If you're a competitive rider looking for challenge, this is the place for you. As the for ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 30
... Preview: Canmore sits in an incredible mountain valley along the banks of the Bow River. To the west, the long range of Mount Rundle, the rolling summit of Ha Ling Peak (formerly Chinaman's Peak), and the trip ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.1
... Preview: For riders looking for spectacular views, this ride is difficult to beat. The 10.93-mile loop spends a misleading amount of time rolling along wide fire roads before suddenly emerging along the edge o ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Golden, BC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.9
... Preview: This well-known Banff trail stays busy year-round. In winter, cross-country skiers head up this valley, and in the summer months it's a favorite of horsepackers and mountain bikers. The trail is a 17. ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Banff, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.5
... Preview: This trail is located at the southern extent of Highway 40 along the Forestry Trunk Road, within Kananaskis Country Provincial Recreation Area. This pleasant ride combines a beginner fire road with a ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Kananaskis, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: This trail lies north of Jasper, along Highway 16. This good gravel road crosses a south-facing slope, so it gets most of the day's sunlight, melting the snow by mid to late April. You can adjust the ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Jasper, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.52
... Preview: Another of the Canmore Nordic Center Race Courses, the Canada Cup Route uses a large portion of the network to make a loop of approximately 5.51 miles. The Canada Cup is a series of seven races held a ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: While this trail is a very popular 3.46-mile loop, it also reflects the history of an area that was built on coal mining. This trail has two main access points. The principal access is from the Nordic ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: This is an awesome, technical ride. While this 5.2-mile figure-eight loop was designed to test the world's best riders, it is largely passable by intermediate-level cyclists. The trail climbs sharpl ... From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! The Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.2