6.3 miles
Distance
879 ft
Climb
-3,299 ft
Descent
00:35:10
Avg time

Big Mountain Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Jump, Skinny
  • Global Ranking

Snowbird's Big Mountain Trail descends from the top of the tram on Hidden Peak at 11,000 feet elevation. It's an intermediate-technical singletrack, opened in 2014. From tram to parking lot, the route is 7.6 miles with 3000 feet of descending. The Snowbird tram takes you quickly to the top. Hero types can climb to the top either (A) early in the morning so you reach the top before the upper trail closes to climbing, or (B) by climbing the tram road, which is a brutal proposition.

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More Stats for Big Mountain mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,420 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.6 miles
  • Altitude max
    2.1 miles
  • Altitude start
    2.1 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.6 miles
  • Grade
    -7.264%
  • Grade max
    -137.203%
  • Grade min
    139.228%
  • Distance climb
    1.6 miles
  • Distance down
    4.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    471 ft
  • Avg time
    00:35:10
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Status:
on Jul 7, 2016
Variable
Avg: 3.3 (10 votes)

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Big Mountain Trail Reports

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Jul 7, 2016 @ 7:51am
Jul 7, 2016
A couple muddy stretches towards the top that are currently blocked off.
Sep 5, 2015 @ 11:51am
Sep 5, 2015
The trail is currently closed. There are several signs along the trail saying "Closed." There are a couple of roped off sections. Toward the...
Jun 26, 2015 @ 3:37pm
Jun 26, 2015
2nd mile from top there are a few long stretches of mud and a couple snow drifts
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Technical Trail Features (TTF)

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Sep 29, 2014 @ 9:39am
Sep 29, 2014
Big Mountain, Park City

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
MidWeekMTB - Snowbird 1 race
7.2 miles
MidWeekMTB - Snowbird 2 race
5.2 miles
MidWeekMTB - Snowbird race
4.8 miles

3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag scott-townes (Oct 22, 2014 at 18:06)
 A 6 mile lift serviced trail with over 3k of descent... really not much more to say. But if I had to... I'd say the only negative things you'll hear about this trail are either that its not smooth enough and you'll have to pedal in some short sections (on a bike! omg!!). Then again those people don't quite understand the point of this trail. Its not a flow trail, its not a trail for straight up DH bikes (you can do it but way more fun on a 4-6" trail bike). Its one of the longest lift-serviced trails in North America (possibly the longest), it will be rough on most but is nowhere near too tech. for intermediates and the scenery/trail itself changes 3 or so times on the descent. Best part is you can pedal to the top if you want to give yourself a really good ride with unreal views.
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flag dbodoggle (Jun 27, 2016 at 17:58)
 Great description. Was on the fence about riding because I was listening to the whiners. Now I'm sold on checking it out this summer.
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flag alekstkach (Jul 24, 2016 at 16:34)
 Scott-townes description is pretty accurate. Not a really a flow trial, not a DH trail, not really an XC trail. Not really much of a trail but it is long and you can take the tram up so I guess that is good? The view is awesome...
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