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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Lake Mountains mountain biking, south of Eagle Mountain Center and west of Utah Lake, is the “wild wild west” of adventure mountain biking—away from the crowds and carpet trails; home to dirt-bikers, rattlesnakes, annoying bugs, and difficult approaches. The trails are moto trails—NOT mtb specific, so the trails can be STEEP, rough, loose, rocky, and dangerous; Terminal Velocity has a continual grade of 35-40% This is not an area for beginners or riders that prefer mtb specific trails.

      For mtb, the area is very challenging. It has some of the most gnarly downhills in the SLC area like The Punisher—in the running for the most savage trail in Utah, and Gravity Well which drops have been considered "upper fire swamp scary!" This is just the beginning, the area has a tons of possible lines waiting to be explored and established.

      More Mtb infrastructure is in the works to mitigate some of the current hard approaches. Trail building contributors are welcome! In the future, there will be climb-up trails for getting to the top of Overwatch , Gravity Well, and The Punisher. Currently, trails with better approaches are on the sunrise/lake side of the Lake Mountains.

      High clearance vehicles are recommended for getting to the closest parking areas to the trails. When riding the Overwatch area, if you have a capable 4x4, you can drive up Meadow Run.

      When we are out there riding, let’s make the area better for everyone by moving any obvious dangerous rocks off the trail where it makes sense.

      Gnar trails easiest to hardest (does not include all trails)

      Bandit (access from Luna side)
      Tapeworm
      Overwatch (use the Overwatch Loop Route and SE ridge as an in-and-out)
      Jakarta
      Drifter
      Neverwinter when including Warhammer
      Cascade
      Cracked Cassette
      Machete
      Gravity Well
      Gravity Well including Ladies First
      Terminal Velocity including Ladies First
      The Punisher
      Rebel Yell (15+ foot huck off a cliff)

      Trail work status:
      Jakarta: meadow freeride section needs to be flag’d
      Gravity Well: needs b-lines for the drops
      The Punisher: large dangerous rocks need to be cleared
      Yoga Pants Blondie climb-up trail: gps only so far
      Punisher Access: gps only so far (needs a moto to burn in initial trail where possible)
      Sky Rim to Samsara: gps only so far
      Overwatch climb-up trail: scouting mtb line in progress
      Hazard Pay (gnar trail): scouting mtb line in progress
      A Pro Line: will be added to the south ridge of Dh lines with Dirtbag, Drifter, and Vagabond

      Future:
      Major climb-up trail from the top of Overwatch to the start of Punisher Access on top of the Lake Mountains
      Punisher Access trail extended past The Punisher to include the entire ridge and drops down into Trans-Amazonia
      More major dh lines like The Punisher and Sky Rim coming off the top of the Lake Mountains
      More mtb features like bridges, ramps, etc.
      Get a yearly Enduro race out here around mid-October
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      Parking: Low clearance vehicles google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      • 20
      • 10
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of May 28, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      109
      Trails Mountain Bike
      109
      Trails E-Bike
      104
      Trails Hike
      104
      Trails Trail Running
      103
      Trails Horse
      54
      Trails Dirtbike
      103
      Trails Observed Trials
      7
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      41
      Total Distance
      101 miles
      Total Descent
      17,763 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,022 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,678 ft
      Reports
      124
      Photos
      309
      Ridden Counter
      779

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 3 miles avg distance

      Photos of Lake Mountains Mountain Bike

      trail: Yayo
      5 |
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 7:11pm
      Jul 25, 2020
      trail: Jakarta
      2 |
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 7:08pm
      Jul 12, 2020
      trail: Jakarta
      4 |
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 7:08pm
      Jul 12, 2020
      trail: Jakarta
      3 |
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 7:08pm
      Jul 12, 2020

      Videos of Lake Mountains Mountain Bike

      Tapeworm Crash
      trail: Tapeworm
      0:17 | 3 | Aug 2, 2020
      Cayendo!
      trail: Cayendo
      1:02 | 13 | Jun 27, 2020
      Cayendo Mid Section
      trail: Cayendo
      0:58 | 15 | Jun 20, 2020
      Jakarta Waterfall
      trail: Jakarta
      0:08 | 116 | Apr 25, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Gravity Well
      May 28, 2020 @ 12:52pm
      May 28, 2020
      DrysnowboundtoursThe folks who built this trail call it...
      Tapeworm
      Apr 27, 2020 @ 9:05am
      Apr 27, 2020
      DryConnerv6Little loose and dusty in some spots but...
      Jakarta
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 4:51pm
      Apr 25, 2020
      DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS Mosquitos are on the warpath already on...
      Pfeifter Canyon
      Apr 8, 2020 @ 1:31pm
      Apr 8, 2020
      Very DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS
      Afro Mystic
      Apr 8, 2020 @ 1:30pm
      Apr 8, 2020
      DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS
      Forky
      Apr 6, 2020 @ 6:40pm
      Apr 6, 2020
      Drybr1dger
      Good Vibes
      Apr 6, 2020 @ 6:38pm
      Apr 6, 2020
      Drybr1dger
      King in Yellow
      Apr 5, 2020 @ 2:33pm
      Apr 5, 2020
      Drybr1dgerGood condition
      Powerline Road Trail
      Apr 4, 2020 @ 1:55pm
      Apr 4, 2020
      Drybr1dgerAll clear
      Dry Creek
      Apr 4, 2020 @ 1:55pm
      Apr 4, 2020
      Drybr1dgerGood dirt

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2242450ShanerateraddvideoTapeworm Crash
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 7:23am
      Aug 2, 2020
      user #2244385Jstucki3wishlisttrailGravity Well and 1 more
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 6:10pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #2191949MoroniSchwabriddentrailTapeworm
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 11:23pm
      Jul 26, 2020
      user #2242450ShaneraterriddentrailDry Creek and 3 more
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 10:37am
      Jul 26, 2020
      user #892597UtahJohnriddentrailYayo
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 8:03pm
      Jul 25, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1836824AdammcknighttrailGravity WellVery chunky, very techy, and lots of fun if...
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 6:28pm
      Jun 8, 2020
      user #1837488UtahLakeMountainstrailDrifterShort but sweet! For the most gnar, stay...
      May 26, 2020 @ 12:17pm
      May 26, 2020
      user #1650942slapjacktrailGravity WellAll the drops are rollable but it’s a good...
      May 12, 2020 @ 10:26am
      May 12, 2020
      user #766730cheeverbrenttrailJakartaFirst time being out on this trail and here...
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 10:59am
      Apr 25, 2020
      user #925485rennerhtrailBrutalityBetter to ride the road around! This thing...
      Apr 17, 2020 @ 8:48pm
      Apr 17, 2020

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      Traverse Mountain 2 5 114.7 km

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