7 miles
Distance
552 ft
Climb
-3,596 ft
Descent
01:06:16
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Blowhard Trail

Blowhard Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking

This is an amazing downhill, with all kinds of loose rocky sections and amazing views. This one of the more popular shuttle trails in the area.

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More Stats for Blowhard mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,045 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,575 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,669 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,620 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,575 ft
  • Grade
    -8.727%
  • Grade max
    -65.424%
  • Grade min
    39.962%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    828 ft
  • Avg time
    01:06:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:26
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Status:
on Sep 23, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (9 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to blowhard trailhead (37.593428, -112.860360)
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Blowhard Trail Reports

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Sep 23, 2018 @ 8:48am
Sep 23, 2018
Always fun, wish it was longer.
Sep 8, 2018 @ 1:05pm
Sep 8, 2018
Some ruts from earlier rain, a couple of downed trees over the trail, but very rideable...as much as it ever is given the steep, rocky, rooted,...
Aug 20, 2018 @ 3:32pm
Aug 20, 2018
Lots of storm damage, trail needs some love to bring back the flow.
Nov 9, 2017 @ 12:40pm
Nov 9, 2017
Got to ride this one yesterday(11/08/17) on our way home from Gooseberry Mesa. What a treat! Similar to Burro pass but longer and not quite as...
Jul 8, 2017 @ 8:05pm
Jul 8, 2017
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Photos

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Oct 7, 2018 @ 8:20am
Oct 7, 2018
Blowhard, My City
33 |
Aug 8, 2018 @ 9:57pm
Aug 8, 2018
Blowhard, My City
105 |
Sep 27, 2016 @ 8:14am
Sep 27, 2016
Blowhard, Brian Head
83 |
Sep 27, 2016 @ 8:13am
Sep 27, 2016
Blowhard, Brian Head

3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 3
flag IamZOSO (Jan 18, 2015 at 14:19)
 How is this Double Black Diamond? Get some brass people. Single black diamond.
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  • + 0
flag Rhyatt (Jun 18, 2017 at 18:59)
 Loose scree! Careful!!!
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  • + 0
flag Sixnutts (Oct 7, 2018 at 8:12)
 A fantastic experience!! Difficult sections but absolutely stunning country. Epic descent through all kinds of landscape. This is a must do for a skilled MTB rider. Don’t take less-experienced riders though as they will really slow your ride.
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Blowhard complete descending
32:05 | 13 | Sep 30, 2018 , Brian Head
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3:29 | 339 | Sep 26, 2016 , Brian Head
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