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Hinton, Alberta

Hinton Mountain Bike Association.  Our goal is to develop, maintain and promote the best possible mountain biking opportunities around the Hinton area, while ensuring responsible and safe practices in environmental conservation, trail construction, trail maintenance and riding.


Hinton Growler

The Hinton Growler is a fat bike endurance race presented by the Hinton Mountain Bike Association. It is a family friendly event during the Town of Hinton's Winter Magic Festival in February.

February 23, 2019

THIRD Annual Hinton Growler Fat Bike Endurance Race!


Every February, Hintonites join together to create something amazing. Town Divisions, local non-profits, teams, organizations, businesses; they all contribute and host events to contribute to the overall festival. Two weeks of winter activities, ranging from winter sports through cultural pursuits, break up the monotony of the cold weather and bring together residents and visitors alike to revel in the winter wonderland. 


Hinton Growler Fatbike Race Events



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Event Information

Location:  Maxwell Lake ( Hinton,AB)

Date:  February 23, 2018

Time: 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Event Schedule:

  • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Registration / Check-in

  • 12:15 PM - Racer Meeting

  • 12:30 PM - Mass Start (Growler & Howler)

  • 2:00 PM - Howler Category Ends

  • 3:30 PM - Growler Category Ends

  • 4:00 PM - Awards (Howler & Growler)

Entry Fees: 
$20 for HMBA members
$25 for non-members

How to Register:

  • All participants ages 13+ can register online. Online registration to be opened soon!

  • All minors (under 18) must have a parent or guardian sign their waivers on the day of the event.

Other event information:

  • This is a FAT BIKE ONLY event (adult categories).

  • Tires must be 3 inches wide or more and studs are permitted.

  • Race course will be on groomed trails, depending on snow conditions.



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