2.7 miles
Distance
40 ft
Climb
-1,452 ft
Descent
1.4 miles
High Point

Sawmill Hollow Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    013, Mapleton-Sawmill Hollow Trail
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May-Oct
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2016

Heading up, it starts out likely to be your favorite trail ever: not too steep, beautiful fields, the occasional technical gully crossing, ponderosa pines and loamy soil here and there. Then, it gets steep. Very steep. Bike-as-an-iceaxe steep. But that doesn't last too long, and soon you're at the top.

Going down, it's awesome. The start is steep, with tree root sections and little drops to negotiate, with a few very steep sections to try not to slide through. Then, it levels out a bit, and gets fast and smooth, with just enough variation to keep you paying attention.

Honestly, though, it might be a better shuttle ride. That top section is steep. This trail would be very tricky in wet conditions.

Access Info

Bottom: from the Diamond Fork road, just above all the hot-pots, once the canyon opens up a bit.
Top: from the access road that goes past Pumphouse Hill. Look for the trailhead on the left. Marked as trail 013.

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More Stats for Sawmill Hollow mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,411 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.4 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.2 miles
  • Grade
    -10.057%
  • Grade max
    -50.039%
  • Grade min
    12.031%
  • Distance climb
    638 ft
  • Distance down
    2.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    420 ft
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