30.5 miles
3,859 ft
-6,299 ft
2 miles
High Point

The Wasatch Crest is a popular shuttle run, but some it is too short for a weekend ride. This route is a really fun flow-centric route for riders that want a longer day in the saddle that includes some of the best flowing downhill trails that PCMR has to off. For this route I chose the easiest climbing routes to get back up to the top of the flowing sections and limit the pedally pain of getting back up to the Wasatch Crest.

In addition to the standard Crest to Desolation to Mill D, this trail includes more intermediate flow trails that are fast and fun:
-Pinecone Ridge

The climb back up uses the slow and easy Three Candles, Keystone and includes the beautiful Shadow Lake Loop. Tons of downhill, but yes, you have to do Puke Hill twice.

Detailed Description
Crest Shuttle with Bonus Flow is a 31 mile popular intermediate route located near Park City Utah. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 13 trails. This route climbs 3,859 ft with a max elevation of 9,888 ft then descends -6,299 ft.
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More Stats for Crest Shuttle with Bonus Flow mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,440 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,299 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,739 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,300 ft
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  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Mill D North Fork 009
May 22, 2024 @ 6:51pm
4 hours
Packed wet snow with an uneven surface, hiking is difficult. Hikers may want to use traction devices.
Mid Mountain
Nov 4, 2023 @ 1:53pm
Nov 4, 2023
I would not recommend.
Tommys Two Step
Oct 25, 2023 @ 7:50am
Oct 25, 2023
was fantastic; dry and no people at all.
Three Candles
Oct 24, 2023 @ 8:10am
Oct 24, 2023
Oct 24, 2023 @ 8:10am
Oct 24, 2023
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