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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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Trail transparency
124 | 1 comments
Wasatch Crest
Wasatch Crest
1:02 | 84 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jun 11, 2018
Natural sounds only, Wasatch Crest Trail.
Todd Crashes
Todd Crashes
0:16 | 820 | 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

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Oct 7, 2018 @ 11:51am
Oct 7, 2018
Rideable to the saddle. Snow pack the last 1/4 mile.
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Sep 26, 2018 @ 12:05pm
Sep 26, 2018
Dust clouds!
Great Western 001
Sep 26, 2018 @ 12:05pm
Sep 26, 2018
Dust clouds!
Desolation 019
Sep 26, 2018 @ 12:05pm
Sep 26, 2018
Dust clouds!
Little Water (Dog Lake)
Sep 26, 2018 @ 12:05pm
Sep 26, 2018
Dust clouds!
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