14 miles
Distance
1,759 ft
Climb
-4,225 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Easy shuttle from Mill D to Guardsman Pass Parking area. Then ride out the Crest Trail into Mill Creek Canyon ( Even numbered days only)!! then climb back up little water and descend down Mill D to your rig. Classic crest ride

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    Classic Crest
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Wasatch Crest to Mill D via Mill creek little water mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,466 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,298 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,764 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,298 ft
  • Grade max
    -44.06%
  • Grade min
    27.918%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,378 ft
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      Desolation 019 to Mill D | Big Cottonwood...
      Desolation 019 to Mill D | Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah
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      Mar 28, 2020
      32mph to 0 in under 10ft
      32mph to 0 in under 10ft
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      Jul 27, 2019
      32mph to 0 in less than 10 feet on Wasatch Crest. The pressure i felt on my neck was intense and I'm very lucky my neck is not broken after this....

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