7 miles
Distance
2,031 ft
Climb
-2,032 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Sundance requires a pass to ride trails, so stop by the lodge and get your day pass, or better yet, purchase a lift pass and do some practice runs of the DH sections

The course at Sundance is another high mountain classic, complete with tree shaded trails, big mountain views, and all the singletrack you could hope for in an XC race. The course is a 6.9 mile loop, with just under 1100ft of elevation gain per lap, most of which comes in the first part of the race as you head uphill- first on a paved road from the start, and then up and around the backside of the mountain on Archie’s Loop. This is where the views get really spectacular if you can find the oxygen to pick your head up and appreciate them as you make your way up this primarily singletrack climb. From this highpoint of the race (6,900ft) you have a ripping descent through the forest, full of switchbacks and berms before joining up with a paved road that climbs you back to the finish. An awesome course through gorgeous terrain, what more could you ask for?

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Intermountain Cup XC Race mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,104 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,288 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,286 ft
  • Grade
    -0.005%
  • Grade max
    -62.893%
  • Grade min
    71.578%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,637 ft
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      Trail transparency
      My friends are much faster than me and I am...
      My friends are much faster than me and I am fine with that.
      2:57 | 161 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
      May 21, 2015
      Be happy when you ride, regardless of what happens. Be happy.
      Back at Sundance
      Back at Sundance
      6:43 | 24 | comments: 0 | favs:
      May 21, 2015
      Haven't been here for a few years and it feels good being back.
      Upper Lift Line Trail POV
      Upper Lift Line Trail POV
      2:24 | 96 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Mar 14, 2015
      Sundance Utah Trail

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Speedtrap
      Nov 12, 2018 @ 6:57am
      Nov 12, 2018
      Resort closed
      Lower Lift Line
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 5:03pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      Resort closed
      Center Isle
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 5:00pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      Resort closed
      Archie's Loop
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 4:59pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      Resort closed
      Rock N Roll
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 4:58pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      Resort closed
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