XC Mountain Biking - Jumping Pound Loop

Who is up for an after work ride at Jumping Pound Loop....enough said.


Rating: moderate 
Distance: 9 kms
Elevation gain: 300 m
Time: 2-3 hrs


More info:



Weather forecast: TBD
Trail conditions: TBD



  • Mountain bike (full suspension is best but a hardtail is okay too)
  • Helmet (mandatory)
  • Gloves
  • Proper clothing
  • Lunch and water
  • Sun glasses, SPF rated lip balm, sunscreen
  • Tools/parts; spare tube, pump, multi-tool, patch kit, tire spoons


We will meet at the in Calgary meeting point and carpool from there. Please be on time as we will only wait a short while past past the departure time before we leave.

Head west of Calgary on Hiway 1 to the well marked Hiway 68 (Sibbald Creek Trail) exit (about 17.5km past hiway 22 overpass) and AFTER the Jumpingpound Road. It is 21km West of the Calgary Olympic Park intersection. Take the exit, go under the highway for about 12km to the Pinetop Recreation Area. If this is gated you can park on the road there or a further 2km West to get in the middle of the figure 8.

Trail leaves from the bottom West side of the parking area. Trail also crosses highway 68 twice, once 2.1km East of you and again 1.6km West of you.



You must sign a trip waiver and contact information form to attend this event. The event organizer will have this for you.

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  • Giom

    Thanks guys!

    June 26, 2013

  • Trevor B.

    I will just meet everyone at the trailhead!

    June 26, 2013

  • Marc-Antoine

    It's also easier for me to meetup at the trail head. See you at the pine top recreation area parking lot at around 6:45pm

    June 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll meetup at the trail head as well. Highly recommend packing some bug spray!

    June 26, 2013

  • Trevor B.

    According to all road closures i can find, we are good to get to Jumping Pound Loop. Though do expect a bit of a hike a bike in sections that are washed out:)

    June 26, 2013

  • Tara E.

    Hi everyone, I'm going to have to meet you out there. Really looking forward to it!

    June 26, 2013

  • Alexandra

    Does anyone want a ride from the South? I head out HWY 8, so the carpooling location doesn't work at all.

    June 26, 2013

  • Kate

    Sorry folks. Flight plan got pushed forward to today and I can't make it. One of these times it will happen.

    June 26, 2013

  • Trevor B.

    Highway 1 and 68 to get to this trailhead are not listed as closed or damaged, this event should be a go!

    June 25, 2013

  • Josh

    Threw my back out, moving stuff for the flood this morning.

    June 25, 2013

  • Anna G.

    Going horseback riding instead; my 1st love.

    June 17, 2013

  • Sheila

    Just realized that I have to bring in my bike that day to the shop and took forever to get the appointment…so I'll have to bow out of this one, sorry! Will be hitting up West Bragg on Friday with the Mtn biking group, for anyone else interested!

    June 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Know the trail, can take a group if you want to up the numbers.

    June 11, 2013

  • Kate

    could squeeze a quick a bike with a quick release in the car.

    June 10, 2013

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