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

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
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 (2 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
117 | 1 comments
Wasatch Crest
Wasatch Crest
1:02 | 66 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jun 11, 2018
Natural sounds only, Wasatch Crest Trail.
Todd Crashes
Todd Crashes
0:16 | 757 | 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 | 40 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 5, 2015
Tada.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Wasatch Crest (North)
Aug 14, 2018 @ 7:51am
Aug 14, 2018
Very dry!
Great Western 001
Aug 14, 2018 @ 7:51am
Aug 14, 2018
Mill D North Fork 009
Jul 31, 2018 @ 3:59pm
Jul 31, 2018
very dry!
Desolation 019
Jul 31, 2018 @ 3:59pm
Jul 31, 2018
A couple turns are blown out, be careful!
Big Water 042
Jun 16, 2018 @ 6:59pm
Jun 16, 2018
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