14.9 miles
Distance
3,386 ft
Climb
-3,392 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

This a an epic saturday ride that provides one of the easiest ways to get to the top of Grove Creek without driving around into AF Canyon. It's is still a lot of climbing, but no so much loose shale and hike-a-bike like going up Grove, or straight up Battle. This loop take you on mostly slow climbing singletrack, and the last half of Battle is not as technical, but very steep, so bring your climbing legs.

If you find the ride is to much, the drop down Curly Springs is a fun and drifty descent, and you can opt out of the final push up to Chris Flat by finishing down Battle Creek. The lower half of Battle Creek is really rocky, narrow, steep and fun. There is a very technical waterfall section that recently has gotten pretty spicy because of all the 2023 Spring run-off. Just know that Battle Creek falls is a big hiker destination at the bottom, so expect a lot of hikers on busy days right at the end.

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Battle Grove Epic is a 15 mile popular extreme route located near Orem Utah. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a extreme overall physical rating. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 3,386 ft with a max elevation of 7,683 ft then descends -3,392 ft.
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    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
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  • Direction
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  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for Battle Grove Epic mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,832 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,856 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,849 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -80%
  • Grade min
    57.6%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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