1.4 miles
Distance
192 ft
Climb
-1,129 ft
Descent
00:30:08
Avg time

The Baconator Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    End of April - November
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #306

The Baconator is a fast flowy reclaimed/rebuffed trail with some steeper lines and dirt/wood jump features. As some of the older features become dated please remember to always look before you leap. It can be ridden as the second half of the combination Sauce on Side/Baconator run from the top or it can be ridden solo earlier in the season providing the snow level allows access to the trailhead. All around fun trail for your 145mm to 200mm bike.

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More Stats for The Baconator mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -937 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,065 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,050 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,002 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,065 ft
  • Grade max
    -51.764%
  • Grade min
    28.175%
  • Distance climb
    2,569 ft
  • Distance down
    4,999 ft
  • Distance flat
    69 ft
  • Avg time
    00:30:08
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Status:
on Oct 15, 2016
Wet
Avg: 5 (7 votes)

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The Baconator Trail Reports

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Oct 15, 2016 @ 6:10pm
Oct 15, 2016
Trail is all clear of trees and debris. A few berms are a little beat down and soft in spots so be aware. Will need some trail love come spring.
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:13am
Apr 19, 2016
in amazing condition, thanks to who ever went through and clean the trails
Apr 10, 2016 @ 11:01pm
Apr 10, 2016
Apr 8, 2016 @ 11:34pm
Apr 8, 2016
mid way down there is a few smaller (8in diameter) logs down. will try and clear it tomorrow
Apr 6, 2016 @ 2:50pm
Apr 6, 2016
Pretty much dry, nice and loamy! I dont know about bringing your big bike though. Sure its downhill, but there is a climb right in the middle for...
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7 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag RedRain32 (Aug 7, 2015 at 10:54)
 What a trail! Fall line straight down with a few features thrown in. Gets the blood pumping. Thanks to nocs for putting a great Thursday ride on
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  • + 3
flag shredb4dead (Aug 7, 2015 at 15:00)
 Glad you enjoyed the Sauce on Side to Baconator combo run. If you have it GPS it would be nice to get SOS (the first half of last nights decent) listed on here as well.
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  • + 3
flag RedRain32 (Aug 7, 2015 at 17:20)
 I do have my run on gps, but original GPS of Baconator doesn't line up with what we rode exactly. Looks like someone just drew a line in, roughing it in. here is the link to my ride www.trailforks.com/ridelog/view/191104

I will go out tomorrow and figure out where the baconator trailhead is from the road that way i can fix the GPS, otherwise the trails wont line up on the map once I add SOS. and i'm not too sure where the trail changes from SOS to Bacon exactly so I'll get that sorted out too while I'm out
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  • + 2
flag RMWB (Aug 7, 2015 at 21:20)
 This might help with GPS. The trail forks segment is named Baconator but is both trails right now, I broke them down on Strava as best as I could.

www.strava.com/segments/10159876

www.strava.com/segments/10159878
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  • + 2
flag shredb4dead (Aug 7, 2015 at 21:43)
 If you go left off the road at the 7k marker across/under the power lines you should be able to find the entrance to the Baconator. We enter from there in the early season at 7k and ride only the Baconator when there is still snow up high. On your way in you will cross a moto trail and go up and down some. There are some downed trees at this time. Once you get past the last downed tree the trail merging in on the right is the end of Sauce on Side. The video above shows the end of SOS at 4:21. Not sure if that helps but you can always PM me and I can show you person sometime if you like.
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  • + 2
flag RedRain32 (Aug 8, 2015 at 14:55)
 Cool yeah that video helps I will try to get it sorted
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  • + 1
flag shredb4dead (Aug 8, 2015 at 23:34)
 Shouldn't be confusing any longer. Temporary trail signs went up today. One at the beginning of Sauce on Side and a Baconator one where the trails merge.(Start of Baconator)
We tried to make the transition from the new trail to the old seamless with the same feel. I guess its job done since it's hard to tell where one ends and the other begins without the signs. Smile
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