8.1 miles
Distance
831 ft
Climb
-815 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

This route is just a bit over 8 miles long and provides a nice ride for a scout to accomplish one of his 8 miler rides. It starts off in a school parking lot and gets the riders warmed up on an easy dirt road. This will give the scouts a chance to make sure bikes are properly working, and scout leaders can even drive up this road as it is fairly smooth and graded all the way up to the rock pile. This route is mostly easy to intermediate. The final downhill section has some small drops only a few inches high, which is fun for the more advanced rides but they can easily be rolled down. The route travels around a dirt road loop for easy access if there are any mechanical issues or falls.

This is a fun loop with some flowing downhill and some small technical areas, but nothing too difficult. It is also where the High School Race Course is so, it is a great place to see if scouts want to take their mountain biking on into High School Racing.

Detailed Description
Boy Scout Merit Badge 8 Mile (UC) is a 8 mile popular intermediate route located near Eagle Mountain Utah. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 831 ft with a max elevation of 5,461 ft then descends -815 ft.
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7 Reviews & Comments

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slambiase (Apr 16, 2022 at 14:45)
Trail Deadwood
Great Beginnermediate trail with some rocks to navigate
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Kstobler (Jun 12, 2021 at 18:17)
Trail Deadwood
More fun than it looks. Barely need your brakes going downhill (Northwest)
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cwoodyp (Mar 15, 2021 at 12:43)
Trail Deadwood
There is no reason that deadwood shouldn’t be climbed. It is not directional, nor should it be, great climb, somewhat boring downhill.
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801jake (Sep 21, 2020 at 19:10)
Trail Deadwood
Super do not recommend riding up deadwood from the bottom.
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mtnsam (May 2, 2020 at 7:30)
Trail Deadwood
Deadwood is a fun, mostly downhill trail that’s on our course every time we ride Eagle Mountain. Pedaling is necessary to maintain speed throughout Deadwood and there’s some fun turns and pops throughout.
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BudGreen (Mar 26, 2019 at 19:24)
Trail Deadwood
I'm not sure why this trail is so highly rated, it's generic, flat, and pedally for the most part. Towards the end there is a nice flowy section.
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NSmith11 (Sep 8, 2018 at 20:55)
Trail Deadwood
This trail is more green in both directions than anything else I have ridden. I felt like I had to stay on the pedals all the way down to maintain speed, sort of like riding a converted rail trail. No doubt this will be my go to if I am taking someone on their first ever mountain bike ride. There is perhaps a flaw with our difficulty rating system if this and Big mountain trail can be rated the same difficulty. Even Anns trail feels like a black in comparison.
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Trails in Route

OHV-11 mile
Atv 22,090 ft
Paintball City1,804 ft
Jackrabbit1 mile
Deadwood2 miles
Billy Idol (Treadstone)3 miles

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    46
More Stats for Boy Scout Merit Badge 8 Mile (UC) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,005 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,005 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,020 ft
  • Grade max
    -20.7%
  • Grade min
    29.3%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,205 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Atv 2
Jan 29, 2023 @ 6:01pm
1 day
Deadwood
Jan 20, 2023 @ 8:19pm
Jan 20, 2023
Lots of powdery snow that hasn’t been packed yet. Mine were the second tracks behind a fat bike and I struggled on skinnies. Walk a lot of it
Paintball City
Dec 10, 2022 @ 1:20am
Dec 10, 2022
Billy Idol (Treadstone)
Nov 25, 2022 @ 5:48pm
Nov 25, 2022
Jackrabbit
Nov 25, 2022 @ 5:47pm
Nov 25, 2022
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