8.9 miles
Distance
2,442 ft
Climb
-2,445 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Start at Collins up and over Germania pass to Supreme camp-site and down to collins

Detailed Description
Collins to Castle Loop is a 9 mile less popular expert route located near Alta Utah. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 2,442 ft with a max elevation of 10,376 ft then descends -2,445 ft.
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7 Reviews & Comments

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typack90 (Aug 20, 2022 at 20:15)
Trail Snake Pit
Seems like maybe this trail has been widened a bit since I rode it back in 2020. Still though, major no-fall zone.
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Naslund0350 (Jul 20, 2022 at 18:48)
Trail Snake Pit
Kitty litter and dust
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alitata (Sep 12, 2021 at 15:53)
A bit punchy in both directions, but smooth in a crucial ascends. Traverse the Basin’s rocky slopes is epic. Critical areas are well maintained.
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owenskyle4 (Jun 19, 2021 at 18:38)
Trail Snake Pit
There is exposure but it isn’t as extreme as I was expecting based off the description. Fun, short trail
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torminator (Jul 14, 2020 at 9:25)
For uphill riders, right before crossing the Cecret Connector Road, stay left. I stayed right around some rocks and ended up on a "fake" trail after crossing the road.
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Jaredgoldberg (Aug 3, 2019 at 15:16)
This up trail is burley for sure. Get ready to grind it out however the dirt road is pretty smooth and rideable the whole way up. Beginning section is the worst then gets better with a few flatter sections to give you a break. Great views along the way and the look on hikers faces as you pedal by is worth it. Link this to Germania Pass to Mineral Basin then head up to Hidden Peak. Then bomb down Big Mountain Downhill and you got yourself a loop.
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UtahJohn TRAILFORKS (Oct 18, 2017 at 20:53)
This is a brutal climb. Masochists only.
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Bike type
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  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Collins to Castle Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -3 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,574 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,583 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,579 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -59.1%
  • Grade min
    59.9%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,093 ft
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