15.3 miles
Distance
2,197 ft
Climb
-2,133 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

I might do this ride tomorrow with my friends.

Detailed Description
Armstrong to mid to richochet is a 15 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Park City Utah. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 2,197 ft with a max elevation of 8,240 ft then descends -2,133 ft.
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19 Reviews & Comments

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mtshakira (Sep 25, 2022 at 18:20)
Trail Ricochet
This trail is rad. I love that it’s a little more raw than other blue trails in the PC area. It’s fast and fun with some loose sections, but honestly great overall. I think the complainers are just looking for something manicured. It’s free and fun and DH only, would recommend.
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Ceasarmm (Sep 16, 2022 at 8:05)
Trail Ricochet
Holly’s is a nice climb and should be a downhill also but Ricochet was chosen as the down hill but, horrible conditions, neglected and you will regret the fact that is not even enjoyable at all. Lots of rocks-gravel and for a downhill, this can be very dangerous. Park City needs to put its act together and start a monthly maintanance. For the thousands of people that brings every year, City, Parks or whoever is reposible, there’s no money going into this! Stay away, my local parks are better and they received regular mandatory maintanance (Sedona) which includes bush trimming, rock-gravel clean up!
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UtahJohn TRAILFORKS (Sep 16, 2022 at 8:35)
Trail Ricochet
Canyons Resort is responsible for this trail, not Park City. The trail is a blue, and it's condition is "normal" for blue trails in this area. Riding on "loose over hard" (Kitty litter) is normal for all of Northern Utah, it's something you get good at with practice.
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brolight21 (Aug 24, 2022 at 15:19)
Trail Ricochet
Well worth the climb up Hollys (if you are a mountain biker) Storm came in at the top and I was able to get down Ricochet really fast!!
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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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clarkhubbs22 (Jul 10, 2021 at 16:28)
Trail Ricochet
Not a very fun descent at all.
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rpwykoff (Jun 19, 2021 at 18:26)
Trail Ricochet
All clear as of today
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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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swine (Sep 18, 2020 at 11:12)
Trail Ricochet
Still MANY trees down. Too many for hand saws, chainsaws necessary to clear out multiple sections that are completely impassable.
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prabhvv (Aug 4, 2020 at 14:26)
Trail Ricochet
Super fun trail. Fast and flowy. A few sections of loose rocks (not bad though). Really fun berms and rollers to catch some air. Nothing too technical but can be really fast for a blue in some sections. Climbed the Canyons access road to get to the start of the trail.
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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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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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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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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 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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Boomingsooner (Jul 13, 2018 at 22:59)
Trail Armstrong
It is an uphill slog. Not for the faint of heart.
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mattyj74 (Sep 27, 2017 at 23:01)
Trail Ricochet
Not quite as bad as the description implies. They have built some small jumps & berms that make the trail a little fun & fast.
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Trails in Route

Silver Spur3,192 ft
Armstrong4 miles
Mid Mountain4 miles
Ricochet4,101 ft
Ricochet2 miles

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More Stats for Armstrong to mid to richochet mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    63 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,917 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,917 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,982 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -64.9%
  • Grade min
    49.3%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Armstrong
Sep 28, 2022 @ 9:51am
Sep 28, 2022
Ricochet
Sep 17, 2022 @ 2:29pm
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Ricochet
Sep 17, 2022 @ 2:29pm
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Mid Mountain
Aug 27, 2022 @ 6:22pm
Aug 27, 2022
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail About 0.25 mile away from Red Pine Lodge, in the direction of Tombstone.
Silver Spur
Jul 31, 2022 @ 6:22am
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