9.7 miles
Distance
2,249 ft
Climb
-2,287 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

This is a figure 8 around Alta, hitting many of the best trails.

Detailed Description
Alta Figure 8 is a 10 mile popular expert route located near Alta Utah. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a extreme overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 2,249 ft with a max elevation of 10,478 ft then descends -2,287 ft.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for Alta Figure 8 mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    4 hr 22 min
  • Altitude min
    8,612 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,767 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,730 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -73.6%
  • Grade min
    57.4%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,701 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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