If you like descents that are technically demanding, scary, and steep, then you’ll love piloting your way down the south side of this mountain where a wrong move or mistimed maneuver could pitch you into the abyss of sloping sub-alpine forest.
From the hillside of the old lookout you get a wondrous view of Barrier Lake, with Baldy Mtn and Fisher Range in the background, but the actual Barrier Lookout summit is where you really get a panoramic view of K-Country's Bow Valley region.
For me the place is breathtaking, enticing everyone who visits to wander around for hours … a place no one wants to leave.
You can scale to great heights on this trail, spiritually and physically. This is a premier ride providing a phenomenal panoramic view of the surrounding mountains, as well as a heart stopping ridge run that becomes some of the best downhill single track to be found anywhere.
I admire this trail's uncompromising intensity, whether it be the relentless uphill pitches or the perilous downhill delivery ... With this trail you earn your Hardcore badge of honor ...
This majestic jewel in the Elbow Valley is a long day trip to a pretty remote lake, one that feels like you’re in the middle of nowhere with not another soul in sight …
Moosepacker's is a great trail for Thrillseekers who like technically demanding single track on sharp switchbacks and hurling themselves downhill at breakneck speeds.