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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • 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
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      Region Details
      • 4
      • 1
      • 6
      • 4
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of May 19, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      24
      Trails Trail Running
      22
      Total Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent
      8,703 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,886 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      11,298 ft
      Reports
      488
      Photos
      79
      Ridden Counter
      6,044

      Photos of Little Cottonwood Canyon Mountain Bike

      36 |
      Nov 30, 2019 @ 3:42pm
      Nov 30, 2019
      29 |
      Nov 30, 2019 @ 3:42pm
      Nov 30, 2019
      20 |
      Nov 6, 2019 @ 7:13pm
      Nov 6, 2019
      13 |
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 8:53am
      Aug 25, 2019

      Videos of Little Cottonwood Canyon Mountain Bike

      Tngnt ski bikes
      2:18 | 1032 | Mar 29, 2018
      Baby Thunder Upper POV
      0:58 | 50 | Mar 15, 2015
      Temple Quarry (Night Ride) | Little...
      7:04 | 29 | Mar 28, 2020 , Salt Lake City
      Little Cottonwood Canyon - CHUNKY FUN - Bike...
      5:15 | 147 | Oct 19, 2019 , Salt Lake City

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Little Cottonwood Canyon
      May 19, 2020 @ 4:56pm
      May 19, 2020
      IdealUtahJohn TRAILFORKS 1 water crossing at the spot just above...
      Car Pool Lane
      May 19, 2020 @ 4:51pm
      May 19, 2020
      DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS Foliage is really overtaking the trail...
      Germania Pass Connect
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 1:27pm
      Mar 23, 2020
      Snow GroomedUtahJohn TRAILFORKS Groomed, in excellent shape
      Cool Way
      Feb 9, 2020 @ 1:15pm
      Feb 9, 2020
      Snow PackedUtahJohn TRAILFORKS Challenging trench riding! Snow is perfect!
      Quarry Trail, Upper Access
      Feb 6, 2020 @ 7:21pm
      Feb 6, 2020
      Snow PackedUtahJohn TRAILFORKS Groomed on 2/5/20.
      White Pine TH
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 9:36am
      Oct 6, 2019
      VariableUtahJohn TRAILFORKS Everything above 7500' is wet and muddy...
      Wp To Bt
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 9:36am
      Oct 6, 2019
      DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS
      Deans Delight Access
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 9:36am
      Oct 6, 2019
      DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS
      White Pine Lake
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 8:40am
      Sep 27, 2019
      Dryaminkis922Definitely more of a hiking trail than a...
      Baby Thunder (Upper)
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 6:15pm
      Aug 31, 2019
      Very DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS Super dry!

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1551968SosterlohriddentrailLittle Cottonwood Canyon
      May 23, 2020 @ 11:31am
      1 days
      user #965212zmccormickwishlisttrailCatherine Pass (Brighton)
      May 22, 2020 @ 2:29pm
      2 days
      user #1314898DDsonvotetrailBaby Thunder (Upper)
      May 21, 2020 @ 12:57pm
      May 21, 2020
      user #1798633SanzenriddentrailLittle Cottonwood Canyon
      May 21, 2020 @ 11:49am
      May 21, 2020
      user #2114066Alexmoss6riddentrailLittle Cottonwood Canyon
      May 20, 2020 @ 11:21pm
      May 20, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1944743MaNicPeaktrailLittle Cottonwood CanyonGood climb. Still a lot of snow on the upper...
      Apr 21, 2020 @ 7:42pm
      Apr 21, 2020
      user #486612samburgertrailTwin Lakes Pass95% hike-a-bike, & definitely not an...
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 4:44pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      user #525592dhpinnertrailCatherine Pass (Brighton)Dogs are not allowed in either Big or Little...
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 11:31am
      Oct 1, 2019
      user #1097630vandezyreportWhite Pine Lakeone tree across trail, otherwise beside...
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 9:42am
      Sep 24, 2019
      user #967860marktuttl3trailPeruvian GulchThis trail is brutal. It’s like crest’s...
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      Sep 19, 2019

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