12 miles
Distance
3,167 ft
Climb
-3,167 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Fun loop to ride from BCC. Both directions are good choices but going up Desolation is steep.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Desolation-Crest Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    7,298 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,298 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,298 ft
  • Grade max
    -32%
  • Grade min
    33.006%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,371 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Todd Crashes
Todd Crashes
0:16 | 620 | comments: 1 | favs:
Sep 30, 2016
Trevor is following me with his chest cam, when I hit an off camber branch/water bar in the trail and it bounces my plus tire sideways
The Last Stretch
The Last Stretch
1:11 | 34 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 5, 2015
Tada.
Thru the woods
Thru the woods
4:16 | 51 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 5, 2015
It feels at times it will never end.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Desolation 019
Oct 21, 2017 @ 4:34pm
Oct 21, 2017
GTG
Wasatch Crest (North)
Oct 9, 2017 @ 9:51pm
Oct 9, 2017
Big Water 042
Sep 18, 2017 @ 10:28pm
Sep 18, 2017
Trail is barely damp, but not muddy. No dust and sticky. Great trail conditions.
Great Western 001
Sep 18, 2017 @ 10:27pm
Sep 18, 2017
Mostly dry. No dust, thanks to recent rain. Great conditions right now.
Little Water (Upper 049)
Sep 12, 2017 @ 8:31pm
Sep 12, 2017
The trees are finally gone.
more reports »
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