8.8 miles
Distance
2,322 ft
Climb
-2,315 ft
Descent
1.6 miles
High Point

This loop begins at the parking area above Empire Logde on Mid Mountain trail. Empire Link provides connectivity between the Mid Mountain Trail and Ontario Ridge. The trail begins with a fun descent through a forest of aspen and pine. Once you pop out of the trees, the trail dives down the hillside through a series of switchbacks. The trail contours around the hillside to climb back up TDS Ontario By-pass.

1 Review & Comments

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flag mtbapp (Aug 29, 2016 at 9:15)
 This is a fun downhill. The trail isn't as worn as Mid Mountain, but the rocks and roots aren't too much of a challenge. The uphill return is relatively easy technically and endurance-wise, especially if you skip the Tour de Suds loop at the end, then most of the return is on the Mid Mountain trail.
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Trails in Route

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
More Stats for JHS Empire Lodge to Mid Mountain to Empire Link to Ontario ByPass mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    7,854 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,416 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,423 ft
  • Grade
    0.015%
  • Grade max
    -46.106%
  • Grade min
    44.01%
  • Distance climb
    4.4 miles
  • Distance down
    4.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,555 ft
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Mid Mountain POV
Mid Mountain POV
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Mar 18, 2015
Small Section of the Mid Mountain Trail near the Montague
Empire Link POV
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Mar 16, 2015
Park City Trail

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Mid Mountain
Sep 15, 2016 @ 7:39am
Sep 15, 2016
A good storm the night before settled the dust that was there yesterday. Only a few small puddles, very little mud, just nice and packed. Some trees down but the trail crew was already clearing them.
Mid Mountain
Sep 15, 2016 @ 7:39am
Sep 15, 2016
A good storm the night before settled the dust that was there yesterday. Only a few small puddles, very little mud, just nice and packed. Some trees down but the trail crew was already clearing them.
Empire Link
Aug 27, 2016 @ 8:51pm
Aug 27, 2016
All clear. Great trail.
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