9.2 miles
Distance
2,080 ft
Climb
-1,574 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Birthday ride loop with steep climb at start

Detailed Description
Armstrong to Mid to Spiro Loop is a 9 mile popular intermediate route located near Park City Utah. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 2,080 ft with a max elevation of 8,403 ft then descends -1,574 ft.
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27 Reviews & Comments

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maelon (Sep 13, 2022 at 4:40)
Trail Spiro
Connects Mid Mountain to bottom of Silver Star restaurant, rest rooms. Good exit point to end ride from Silver Lake Lodge via Mid Mountain trail.
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maelon (Sep 13, 2022 at 4:40)
Trail Spiro
Connects Mid Mountain to bottom of Silver Star restaurant, rest rooms. Good exit point to end ride from Silver Lake Lodge via Mid Mountain trail.
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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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tabbid (Aug 6, 2021 at 9:15)
Trail Powerline
Good alternate to get to Shadow Lake area or up to Scott’s area/Puke hill access. It is “direct” at a grade that’s steep, but not terrible. Some loose rock, occasionally a downed tree, but it’s not busy and is a good way to mix things up to/from upper mountain once in a while.
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atfarley (Jun 17, 2021 at 11:29)
Trail Spiro
I have no clue how it has four stars. It just really isn't that good.
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atfarley (Jun 17, 2021 at 11:29)
Trail Spiro
I have no clue how it has four stars. It just really isn't that good.
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Deez54 (Apr 28, 2021 at 9:38)
Trail Spiro
Better than Pinecone. Can't change my mind.
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Deez54 (Apr 28, 2021 at 9:38)
Trail Spiro
Better than Pinecone. Can't change my mind.
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ERM1234 (Sep 13, 2020 at 20:57)
Trail Spiro
Absolutely beautiful. Beyond that very rough top to bottom.
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ERM1234 (Sep 13, 2020 at 20:57)
Trail Spiro
Absolutely beautiful. Beyond that very rough top to bottom.
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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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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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hi-dr-nick Reporter (Sep 23, 2019 at 20:20)
Trail Spiro
You can technically go up it, but just don’t. Nobody does except lost people on rental bikes. Armstrong is uphill only and goes to the same area.
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hi-dr-nick Reporter (Sep 23, 2019 at 20:20)
Trail Spiro
You can technically go up it, but just don’t. Nobody does except lost people on rental bikes. Armstrong is uphill only and goes to the same area.
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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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jharris7334 (Sep 2, 2018 at 19:59)
Trail Spiro
I know this trail is very popular, but I did it a couple of days ago and it was not very fun. It was a serious washboard. Even the berms. Kind of disappointed. Hopefully it gets some TLC.
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jharris7334 (Sep 2, 2018 at 19:59)
Trail Spiro
I know this trail is very popular, but I did it a couple of days ago and it was not very fun. It was a serious washboard. Even the berms. Kind of disappointed. Hopefully it gets some TLC.
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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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thesquid (Sep 2, 2017 at 23:53)
Trail Spiro
It's one the classic Park City trails, everyone's ridden it. But for a 1500 foot descent it's pretty boring. Buff, straight, not much in the way of natural or man made features or flow. You're still going to end up on it.
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thesquid (Sep 2, 2017 at 23:53)
Trail Spiro
It's one the classic Park City trails, everyone's ridden it. But for a 1500 foot descent it's pretty boring. Buff, straight, not much in the way of natural or man made features or flow. You're still going to end up on it.
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Trails in Route

Spiro495 ft
Armstrong4 miles
Mid Mountain2 miles
Powerline607 ft
Spiro3 miles

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    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
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More Stats for Armstrong to Mid to Spiro Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    506 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,937 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,942 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,448 ft
  • Grade
    1%
  • Grade max
    -235.6%
  • Grade min
    52.8%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,434 ft
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

statustraildateconditiondescription
Armstrong
Sep 28, 2022 @ 9:51am
2 days
Spiro
Aug 31, 2022 @ 9:41am
Aug 31, 2022
Mid Mountain
Aug 27, 2022 @ 6:20pm
Aug 27, 2022
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail Between Pinecone and Spiro, about 0.1 mile away from Pinecone intersection going towards Spiro.
Powerline
Aug 4, 2022 @ 11:10am
Aug 4, 2022
Great dirt, shaded trail keeps it from drying out.
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