Trail Run Project Logo

Razor's Edge

 5.0 (1)

3.3 Miles 5.3 Kilometers


76%

Runnable

466' 142 m

Ascent

-1,502' -458 m

Descent

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

54%

Max Grade (28°)

5,596' 1,706 m

High

4,409' 1,344 m

Low

Shared By Ken Campbell

Conditions


Unknown

Getting forecast...

A unique, sometimes scary and hairy descent on dirt singletrack and a sharp, bare limestone face.

Ken Campbell

Dogs Unknown

Features Views

Description

This is a truly awesome and fairly unique trail in the area that takes advantage of the features of the limestone bedrock that makes up the mountains in the area. Expect to frequently run up to horizon lines that seem to indicate a cliff and boldly go over them. You'll be on 30-40% slabs several times throughout the descent and challenged by very rugged running on sharp, bare rock the whole way down. There's some great steep dirt singletrack as well. Not for the faint of heart.

The easiest access is to take the Quaite Valley Trail and at the junction with the Prairie View Trail and turn left. Follow this for 460 metres or so up rooty terrain and watch for the left turn that takes you to the start of Razor's Edge.

The trail is straightforward, just follow it. I'd bring a phone, though, in case you miscalculate badly.

Contacts

You & This Trail


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  5.0 from 1 vote

#929

Overall
  5.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
100%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#3

in Alberta

#929

Overall
44 Views Last Month
626 Since Sep 25, 2017
Extremely Difficult Extremely Difficult

0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
100%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running