Pipestone For Mountain Biking

The 15th most popular mountain bike trail in Alberta.

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Just north of Lake Louise, the Pipestone Trail follows the west bank of the Pipestone River north into desolate wilderness for 6.2 km. Keep an eye out for the side trail to Mud Lake. To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Lake Louise, follow TC 1 west to Slate Road. Turn right heading east and look for trailhead.

Overall, Pipestone is the 15th most popular mountain bike trail of all 23 mountain biking rides in Alberta. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Pipestone including Alexandra River, Moraine Lake, Ross Lake, Brewster Creek, Bryant Creek Trail, Cascade, Lake Minnewanka, .

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  BNP (403) 522-3833; Banff Tourism (403) 762-8421; Alberta Visitors (800) 661-8888; Backcountry Biking in the Rockies by Eastcott & Lepp (403) 249-9490; Mountain Majic, Banff (403) 762-2591; Gem Trek Recreation Map #5 (403) 932-4893

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike! Canadian Rockies" from Ward Cameron

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Hostel International (403) 522-2200; Lake Louise Inn (403) 522-3791

Luxury Loding:  Chateau Lake Louise (403) 522-3511; Post (800) 661-1586

Breakfast Restaurant:  Laggan's Mountain Bakery

Reference Source:  click here http://www.pc.gc.ca/

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  5406

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