5.6 miles
Distance
1,394 ft
Climb
-1,344 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Route from Alta to Brighton

Detailed Description
Alta to Brighton is a 6 mile popular extreme route located near Park City Utah. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 1,394 ft with a max elevation of 10,205 ft then descends -1,344 ft.

8 Reviews & Comments

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alitata (Sep 12, 2021 at 15:49)
Incredible going down, predictable giving you plenty of time to pick the best line.
Going up is for masochists.
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dhpinner SLVTS (Oct 1, 2019 at 11:31)
Dogs are not allowed in either Big or Little Cottonwood Canyons.
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utahlabrat (Sep 21, 2018 at 21:22)
Super fun trail, I wonder if it doesn’t get ridden much bc it’s short? It’s a bit loose a bit techy and a bit flowy, with awesome views. Not really a full on black, but there enough line choices to make it intermediate to lower advanced. To me it’s like the better parts of the crest
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ski-or-die (Sep 3, 2018 at 15:17)
A fantastically technical descent. Entirely rideable, but ill-advised on weekends.
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bat-mehrens (Aug 7, 2017 at 8:57)
Coming down it's a great high country trail, lots of fun and not crazy technical. Coming up, it's a bit of a bear, steep and a couple hike-a-bike sections.
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bat-mehrens (Aug 7, 2017 at 8:55)
Rode up from Brighton to Alta and back. Its hard going getting up to the ridgeline of LCC, and on the way up, its probably at least 30% hike-a-bike. Coming down from the ridge to Brighton it is mostly rideable, there's a couple section of burly boulder fields that I would say are totally unrideable. Lots of hikers/young families on the lower section of the trail.
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alekstkach (Jul 13, 2016 at 21:54)
Super fun way down from the pass. Good line of site most of the place in order avoid hikers and others coming up.
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alekstkach (Jul 13, 2016 at 21:53)
Mostly a hiking trail but if you like a hard tech climb then go for it! Great views but crowded on the weekends
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More Stats for Alta to Brighton mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    50 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,811 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,811 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,862 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -60.4%
  • Grade min
    37.2%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    266 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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