32 miles
Distance
6,957 ft
Climb
-6,994 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

A nice way to access the Wasatch Back without having to drive to Park City. Begin the loop from Guardsman Pass located up Big Cottonwood Canyon. A nice, long, scenic loop while also keeping the elevation gain/loss in check. The return climb sees a lot of deep shade, great for a mid-day summer ride.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Wasatch Back Loop from Guardsman Pass mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    7,836 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,764 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,727 ft
  • Grade
    -0.022%
  • Grade max
    -59.519%
  • Grade min
    59.468%
  • Distance climb
    16 miles
  • Distance down
    15 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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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
Trail transparency
230
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Natural sounds only, Wasatch Crest Trail.

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