6.6 miles
Distance
2,031 ft
Climb
-2,032 ft
Descent
1.3 miles
High Point

Sundance requires a pass to ride trails, so stop by the lodge and get your day pass, or better yet, purchase a lift pass and do some practice runs of the DH sections

The course at Sundance is another high mountain classic, complete with tree shaded trails, big mountain views, and all the singletrack you could hope for in an XC race. The course is a 6.9 mile loop, with just under 1100ft of elevation gain per lap, most of which comes in the first part of the race as you head uphill- first on a paved road from the start, and then up and around the backside of the mountain on Archie’s Loop. This is where the views get really spectacular if you can find the oxygen to pick your head up and appreciate them as you make your way up this primarily singletrack climb. From this highpoint of the race (6,900ft) you have a ripping descent through the forest, full of switchbacks and berms before joining up with a paved road that climbs you back to the finish. An awesome course through gorgeous terrain, what more could you ask for?

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Intermountain Cup XC Race mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,104 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,288 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,286 ft
  • Grade
    -0.005%
  • Grade max
    -62.893%
  • Grade min
    71.578%
  • Distance climb
    3.4 miles
  • Distance down
    2.9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,637 ft
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My friends are much faster than me and I am...
My friends are much faster than me and I am fine with that.
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May 21, 2015
Be happy when you ride, regardless of what happens. Be happy.
Back at Sundance
Back at Sundance
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May 21, 2015
Haven't been here for a few years and it feels good being back.
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Mar 14, 2015
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