Heart Creek / Skogan Pass Loop For Mountain Biking

The 2nd most popular mountain bike trail in Alberta.

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Near Kananaskis Village, a great 60+km mountain bike loop can be formed by combining four trails. Starting from the Barrier Dam, follow the Stoney Trail towards Kananaskis Village. Pickup the Skogan Pass Trail and follow 10 km over to Dead Mans Flats. Before reaching the highway crossing, turn right onto the Transcanada Trail into the Heart Creek trailhead parking area. Follow the Heart Creek Trail east to a gravel road and then turn right heading south. Climb over Jewel Pass and then descend back down to Barrier Lake.

Overall, Heart Creek / Skogan Pass Loop is the 2nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 23 mountain biking rides in Alberta.


Local Contact(s):  KC Visitors (800) 661-1678; Canmore Nordic Centre (403) 678-2400; Alberta Visitors (800) 661-8888; Trailmasters (403) 678-0384.

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

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Castle River Mtn Biking (403) 627-5283; Paintbox Lodge, Canmore (403) 678-3956

Luxury Loding:  The Lodge at Kananskies (800) 441-1414

Reference Source:  click here http://www.cmbalink.com/

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  8/18/2016

ID:  5418


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