Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies Guide Book

by Doug Eastcott (Rocky Mountain Books)
Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies  by Doug Eastcott

408pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0921102690

This book describes 228 mountain bike trails in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta and British Columbia. Whether you're a beginner, an expert rider or a hard-core backcountry traveller, this book gives you all the essential information to make your trip safe and fun.

© Doug Eastcott/Rocky Mountain Books. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 228.
... Preview: This trip is candy for the hard-core backcountry rider. It features a big of everything-big climbs, kiss-ass descents, perfect singletrack, fast doubletrack, and a hike-a-bike up an exposed mountain r ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Bragg Creek, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 49
... Preview: This ride begins in Waterton Lakes National Park, climbs over Akamina Pass and descends along Akamina and Kishinena creeks to the Flathead Valley, just north of the international boundary. The ride ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Mountain View, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 66
... Preview: This former fireroad provides access into a spectacular region of glacier-clad mountains just east of the Continental Divide. The lack of major hills and minimal elevation gain make this ride suitable ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Nordegg, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 52
... Preview: Allenby Pass is a long, physically and technically difficult ride that is very rewarding for strong and skilled riders. Expect to encounter a bit of everything of this trail, including some rough and ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Banff, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 91
... Preview: The logging road up Ensign Creek provides access to Amiskwi Pass on the boundary of Yoho National Park. This is a gravel road that can be driven by most cars so be on the lookout for traffic. The grad ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Donald, BC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 41
... Preview: The Amiskwi Valley has seen it all! Once a pristine wilderness, it was logged extensively in the 1960's. Perhaps it was nature's wrath that brought the firestorms of the early 1970's. The last straw ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Donald, BC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 71
... Preview: This is a ride for the atomic dogs of the mountain bike world. It links up a number of trails to allow you to circum-cycle Moose Mountain. Doug's advice: it isn't easy but endurance riders will love i ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Bragg Creek, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 47
... Preview: This perfect mountain bike trip is big on challenges and rewards. The ride takes you over Elbow Pass and Sheep Pass, then down the Sheep Valley, up and over Rickert's Pass, then down Mist Creek Trail ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Bragg Creek, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 39
... Preview: This ride takes you through exciting and spectacular country where big valleys and towering, glaciated mountains form the very headwaters of the Athabasca River. The Columbia and Chaba icefields fee ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Jasper, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 60
... Preview: This trail leads along the south side of the North Saskatchewan River from Bighorn Dam to SR 940. The first 16km is a rollicking, fun-filled doubletrack used by quads. The next 13 km is a singletrack ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Nordegg, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 36
... Preview: The Baldy Pass loop is a good hard-core spin. Easy graded old roads and a bit of singletrack take you up to the pass where the real action awaits. The descent is steep and frequent off-camber with lo ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Canmore, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: A network of mellow singletrack and doubletrack trails snake about the benchland easy of Highway 95 between Sinclair Creek and Edgewater. Most of the land is part of the Kirksland Restoration Proje ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Radium, BC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 22
... Preview: A good doubletrack trail leads up the valley of Baril Creek toward Fording River Pass. The riding is fun and it paves the way, so to speak, to a beautiful pass on the Great Divide. The extensive alp ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Longview, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 36
... Preview: This short cycle trip on the lower slopes of Mount Livingstone makes a good evening ride from the Livingstone Falls Campground. Apart from some rocky road on the south end of the loop, most of the tri ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Coleman, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Here is a chance to ride your fat-tires from the mountains to the foothills on a trail that crosses a low pass in the Livingstone Ridge. The trail climbs up Beaver Creek, then descends along Westrup C ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Coleman, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: This long fat-tire follows the West Kootenay fireroad some old logging roads and Beaverfoot Road as it makes its way up to the headwaters of the Kootenay River, then descends the Beaverfoot River to t ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Edgewater, BC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 83
... Preview: This is an outstanding cycle trip that lets you pedal your fat tires to an alpine summit high above the Robson Valley. From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
McBride, BC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 32
... Preview: The Berland trail begins in the foothills east of the Willmore Wilderness and follows alongside the river to the Adams Creek valley in the front ranges. It is relatively easy cycle through classic eas ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Grande Cache, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 41
... Preview: This ride explores the hills to the east of the Bighorn Dam. A sandy beach lapped by the turquoise waters of the lake is a highlight, not to be outdone by a sweet doubletrack roiling past some fabulou ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Nordegg, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11
... Preview: This wooded singletrack leads alongside Black Canyon Creek from Frontier Lodge to the Saskatchewan River valley. The ride then follows the rolling powerline doubletrack to Hwy. 940 and finishes up on ... From the guidebook "Backcountry Biking in the Canadian Rockies"
Nordegg, AB - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18