19 miles
Distance
4,167 ft
Climb
-7,130 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Shuttle Needed for this Classic Alpine Romp.

Start at the Cathrines Pass Trail from the Summer Road at Alta. Climb Cathrines all the way to the pass. Turn right on the Ridge Trail and climb (hike a bike) to a saddle where you are now staring down into Dry Fork. Sunset Peak is on your left. Hold on tight and descend the loose and rocky section of 157. Continue on Ridge 157 all the way to the junction with Tibble Fork Trail 041. (START OF TIMED SECTION) Blast down this awesome section hauling over rocks and logs. Look for the junction with mud springs (173), Stay right on the Mud springs trail. Mud springs eventually hooks up with Mill Canyon (040). Continue down Mill Canyon to the trail head.

After Party at Tibble Fork Res where you hopefully have a shuttle waiting.

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Route Sections

1 Timed Section

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for TSBD (AF Canyon Ridge Ride) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,963 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,411 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,378 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,415 ft
  • Grade
    -3.004%
  • Grade max
    -74.61%
  • Grade min
    77.144%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,830 ft
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Sep 19, 2015
The end.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Catherine Pass
Sep 20, 2018 @ 9:51pm
Sep 20, 2018
Dry and marbly, be careful!
Tibble Fork 041
Sep 3, 2018 @ 7:56am
Sep 3, 2018
Tree down before the Mud Springs intersection
Ridge Trail 157
Aug 20, 2018 @ 6:00pm
Aug 20, 2018
Recent rains have made this great again!
Ridge Trail 157
Aug 18, 2018 @ 1:14pm
Aug 18, 2018
Ridge 157 (North)
Jul 8, 2018 @ 11:13pm
Jul 8, 2018
Awesome single track for a dirt bike. Super dusty this time of year but still a great trail. Good views. We climbed to the northern tip of the trail up near the ski resorts and ot was an awesome view and a good challenging climb.
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