7.2 miles
Distance
1,141 ft
Climb
-1,141 ft
Descent
00:35:10
Avg time

Pass Mountain Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

Pass mountain is part of the Usery mountain park, it's a loop of ~8 Mi. Most of the people ride it clockwise, counterclockwise is also possible, but requires some serious climbing on the east side of the trail.
Typical start point is from Horse staging area parking lot or from Wind cave parking lot. Heading north the climb on the west side of the trail is smooth with a constant climbing gradient; no major technical obstacles (Great view of the valley). Once View point is reached, a great view of Salt river can be appreciated. On the north side of the mountain travelling east, a skinny winding trail will guide you with increased exposure that will test your balance; again great view of bulldog canyon. The amount of technical feature starts to increase but with lesser gradient. This single track will take you to "the Wall' a exposed rock face where the downhill starts. Multiple drops, rock gardens and significant exposure on this section of the trail all the way to the entrance of Cat's peak trail.

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More Stats for Pass Mountain Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,883 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,609 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,931 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,932 ft
  • Grade
    0.002%
  • Grade max
    -33.353%
  • Grade min
    33.841%
  • Distance climb
    3.6 miles
  • Distance down
    3.2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,949 ft
  • Avg time
    00:35:10
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on Sep 8, 2015
Dry
Avg: 3.4 (8 votes)

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Pass Mountain Trail, My City

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag mtbyetico (Feb 10, 2016 at 8:33)
 Only half of this trail is black diamond. The west side has been sanitized. The trail from the south west corner to the north west corner (the large over look) is now a green or at most a green blue trail. nearly every rock has been removed or was rerouted around them. It is also swarming with giant hiking groups that don't want to let you pass them. If you are looking for a hard ride try going counter clockwise and do it as an out and back.
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  • + 1
flag Lobo1133 (Nov 7, 2016 at 12:23)
 I am a new beginner to mountain biking and found that the East side of this trail was very difficult. In fact I mostly hiked my bike up to the top. But the view at the top was worth it and trail was great on the way down. I don't know if I would go as far as saying all rocks have been removed but I didn't have to hike my bike! which I was happy for
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