15.9 miles
3,262 ft
-3,338 ft
2 miles
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The 2019 Jupiter Peak Steeplechase is a trail running race takes competitors up to the top of Jupiter Peak using mostly singletrack mixed with summer resort access roads.

This is a Park City favorite presented by La Sportiva, bringing elite athletes as well as weekend warriors to Park City from all over the country. With an elevation profile that resembles an inverted ā€œVā€ (for vertical) this race is not for the faint of heart! This race is also the second stop in the Triple Trail Challenge.

Detailed Description
Jupiter Peak Steeple Chase is a 16 mile intermediate race route located near Park City Utah. This trail running primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 23 trails. This route climbs 3,262 ft with a max elevation of 9,984 ft then descends -3,338 ft.
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Trails in Route

Claim Jumper837 ft
CMG Downhill1 mile
Jupiter Acc1 mile
Shadow Lake Loop4,393 ft
Eagle131 ft
CMG5,246 ft
Spiro3 miles
Apex3,202 ft
CMG5,013 ft
Thaynes Road1,860 ft
Payday1,430 ft
Jupiter Peak1 mile
Pioneer Ridge4,062 ft
Blazing Saddle1,106 ft
Mid Mountain696 ft
Powerline3,333 ft
Comstock Mine4,528 ft
Wasatch Crest Conn1,621 ft
Scott's Bypass1 mile
Drift Road1,467 ft
Keystone1 mile
Red Bull476 ft

Route POI

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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Trail Running
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
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More Stats for Jupiter Peak Steeple Chase mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,919 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,994 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,919 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    843 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
Trail Conditions
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Jun 29, 2022 @ 9:06pm
2 days
A few of the switchbacks have some break bumps forming
Jun 29, 2022 @ 9:04pm
2 days
Recent storms have brought moisture to the dirt but there are some potholes/break bumps starting to form and some sharp rocks are becoming exposed on the downhill before Eagle
Shadow Lake Loop
Jun 28, 2022 @ 6:03pm
Jun 28, 2022
All snow has melted from trail, just some patches in the woods
CMG Downhill
Jun 28, 2022 @ 3:15pm
Jun 28, 2022
Jun 24, 2022 @ 3:45pm
Jun 24, 2022
Trees have been removed, and the trail was riding fantastic today.
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