Mountain view as you head down Plummers Road to intersect with Hwy 762 Ride Statistics
Ride Difficulty Rating: Intermediate based on potential for heavy traffic and minimal road shoulder.
Distance: 40 Km
Estimated time: 2 Hours based on a cycling speed of 20 km/hr.
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Ride Difficulty Rating: Intermediate
Distance: 58.5 km
Estimated time: 3 hours assuming 20 km/hr
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Ride Difficulty Rating – Beginner for shorter route, Intermediate with add on.
Distance – 44.1 Km out and back (with short loop near the end), 52.3 km with Cochrane hill alternative extension for Intermediate and Expert riders
Estimated cycling duration – Just over 2 hours…
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Look at that Alberta sky!!! June, 2020 Bearspaw Rd
Note: as of July 23, 2021 the Big Hill Springs park is still closed. I believe this may be temporary due to Covid…fingers crossed. Another development is that there is an active wellsite on Lochend Road as of July 23 which means that there is significantly more truck traffic on Lochend Road. I cycled part of Lochend Road ~7pm on a Tuesday evening recently and there was very heavy traffic. For this reason, use caution on this route for the next few weeks or choose another route for now.
Ride Difficulty Rating – Beginner
Distance – 44.2 Km out and back
Estimated cycling time – 2.5 hours
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Ride Difficulty Rating – Beginner for short loop, Intermediate with the optional extension
Distance – 49.2 km circle route, option for an additional 44.0 km out and back
Estimated cycling time – 2.5 hours with out the extension
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Map includes distance markers (in white) from the Cascade Pond parking area. Points of interest are labelled 1-4. Look at those switch backs up the Mt. Norquay road! Ride Statistics
Mt Norquay road has been recently paved so it is a nice smooth ride up the six switch backs. Watch for mountain sheep on this steep road.
Ride Difficulty Rating – Intermediate and
Elevation Gain – 848 m
Distance – 49.7 Km combination of loops and out and back routes
Estimated cycling time – 3 hours due to steep grades
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Beautiful Bow Lake. May, 2016
This is an out and back ride starts at Lake Louise. Points of interest labelled 1-3.
Ride Difficulty Rating – Expert due to the distance and elevation gain and grade up to and down Bow Summit
Distance – 120.7 km out and back Elevation Gain – 1309 m
Estimated cycling time – 6 hours assuming 20 km/hr.
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