27.5 miles
Distance
3,899 ft
Climb
-3,939 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

A relatively big ride using Armstrong to get up to Mid Mountain, then taking Iron Man and MM out to the Canyons for Drop Kick - then back towards PCMR on Mid Mountain and down Spiro back to the PCMR parking lot.

Detailed Description
Armstong, Iron Man, Mid Mountain, Drop Kick and back down Spiro is a 28 mile popular intermediate route located near Park City Utah. This mountain bike only route and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 9 trails. This route climbs 3,899 ft with a max elevation of 8,523 ft then descends -3,939 ft.
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24 Reviews & Comments

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slambiase (Jul 31, 2022 at 13:33)
Trail Gold Finger
Hate it. Super rocky and no fun at all. I’ll never ride it again
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slambiase (Jul 31, 2022 at 13:32)
Trail Iron Man
So rocky and hard. I will never do it again
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falcon013 (Jul 13, 2022 at 12:27)
Trail Drop Kick
Happy 10 birthday, Drop Kick!
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makita29 (Jun 23, 2022 at 20:26)
Trail Mid Mountain
The Colony has again opened the restroom, water is available.
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makita29 (Jun 23, 2022 at 20:26)
Trail Mid Mountain
The Colony has again opened the restroom, water is available.
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makita29 (Jun 23, 2022 at 20:26)
Trail Mid Mountain
The Colony has again opened the restroom, water is available.
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EMG1992 (Aug 18, 2021 at 15:52)
Trail Armstrong
Great way to access Mid-Mountain. Beautiful climb
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makita29 (Jun 12, 2021 at 7:49)
Trail Mid Mountain
The Colony has opened the bathroom at the pumphouse, water is available.
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makita29 (Jun 12, 2021 at 7:49)
Trail Mid Mountain
The Colony has opened the bathroom at the pumphouse, water is available.
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makita29 (Jun 12, 2021 at 7:49)
Trail Mid Mountain
The Colony has opened the bathroom at the pumphouse, water is available.
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cdeutsch (Jul 14, 2020 at 6:16)
Trail Armstrong
These reviews must be based on age of the reviewer...I’m 74 and it’s a HARD slog for me!
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tannerbringhurst (Jun 21, 2020 at 9:41)
Trail Drop Kick
Still rips. Hit this on a Saturday afternoon with ZERO traffic. Good flow trail with tables, wood and rock features. I rode up Holly’s which is a bit strenuous but once you get to drop kick, it’s quite easy to take a few laps with mid mountain.
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JacquiShort (Jun 4, 2020 at 21:22)
Trail Armstrong
This is an awesome trail with stunning views. Uphill but mellow grade and nothing technical.
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NoGr1018 (Jun 1, 2020 at 14:10)
Trail Mid Mountain
As of today, there were 7 dead aspens blocking the trail going east towards CMG. none of them were rideable, so had to shoulder the bike and climb over. Hoping someone with more lumberjack experience than I do can get out there soon and remove them.
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Rades (Nov 29, 2019 at 14:21)
Trail Drop Kick
Still rips though. Might need a saw got fallen trees and vail employee log placements
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CBizek (Aug 24, 2019 at 17:11)
Trail Armstrong
This is a good challenging uphill without being overly brutal. Great way to access many other trails and it is nice that its shaded most of the way.
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sjb1sjb (Aug 6, 2019 at 14:16)
Trail Iron Man
Road today. Lot of trees down from the Sunday storm.
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jdpierce (Jul 10, 2019 at 19:08)
Trail Armstrong
As straight up climbs go, this one is as nice as you’ll find. The grade isn’t bad and mostly shade, but if you’re coming from sea level, you’re probably going to sucking air all the way up. Stay hydrated too.
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hi-dr-nick Reporter (Jul 8, 2019 at 12:01)
Trail Iron Man
There’s not a single water bar on this trail haha. Mediocre downhill as well
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hi-dr-nick Reporter (Jul 8, 2019 at 9:47)
Trail Armstrong
Wouldn’t call a slog, it’s pretty gradual and smooth. Easy climbing.
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ofresh (Jun 5, 2019 at 16:47)
Trail Armstrong
One of the nicest climbing trails in the Wasatch.
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Rades (Aug 9, 2018 at 23:33)
Trail Drop Kick
Resort closed this trail because golf is more important than bikes
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Boomingsooner (Jul 13, 2018 at 22:59)
Trail Armstrong
It is an uphill slog. Not for the faint of heart.
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skoch (Jul 6, 2018 at 9:11)
Trail Mid Mountain
Do g
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Trails in Route

Armstrong4 miles
Iron Man3 miles
Mid Mountain4 miles
Drop Kick2,152 ft
Mid Mountain4 miles
Gold Finger1 mile
Mid Mountain2 miles
Silver Spur3,284 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    46
More Stats for Armstong, Iron Man, Mid Mountain, Drop Kick and back down Spiro mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,919 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,959 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,919 ft
  • Grade max
    -68.6%
  • Grade min
    49.8%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Silver Spur
Oct 10, 2022 @ 3:18pm
Oct 10, 2022
Armstrong
Oct 7, 2022 @ 10:31am
Oct 7, 2022
Gold Finger
Oct 5, 2022 @ 2:49am
Oct 5, 2022
Tough climb with loose rocks in places
Iron Man
Oct 5, 2022 @ 2:49am
Oct 5, 2022
Mid Mountain
Oct 5, 2022 @ 2:49am
Oct 5, 2022
Great climb and descent, nicely graded
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