6 miles
1,271 ft
-1,180 ft
1 miles
High Point

The top of Bobsled is a challenging piece of trail.

The classic Bobsled loop. Park at Popperton, ride up Dry Creek to the Shoreline Trail (great views of Salt Lake), and drop down Bobsled to 11th Ave, and back to Popperton. Takes about an hour (give or take). A great loop for a quick after-work ride right in the city. Be warned: the climb up Dry Creek might wind you on a full DH bike, but this loop is a dream on a trail bike. Everything is easy-intermediate EXCEPT Bobsled, which is a solid "black diamond" trail (especially the top section). Intermediate/XC riders might prefer to keep going to City Creek.

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Trails in Route


  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
  • Ridelogs
More Stats for Dry Creek to Bobsled Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,848 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,848 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,939 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    965 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
R@ Patrol Vlog- a day with reeder.
R@ Patrol Vlog- a day with reeder.
trail: Bobsled
9:01 | 209 | comments: 1 | favs:
Apr 2, 2017
@brownpowproductions #enduro #dj #bardragbounty #dirtjump #istreet
SLC Freeride
SLC Freeride
trail: Bobsled
6:25 | 434 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
Mar 28, 2017
Devin n' Nate
Bobsled at night
Bobsled at night
trail: Bobsled
0:56 | 131 | comments: 2 | favs: 1
Mar 26, 2017
Hero 5 on a Karma Grip

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BST Access (Dry Gulch)
Mar 13, 2018 @ 11:26am
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Feb 9, 2018 @ 3:40pm
Feb 9, 2018
Money. No mud at all. Super sticky dirt.
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