1 miles
Distance
923 ft
Climb
-82 ft
Descent
00:27:47
Avg time
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Catherine Pass Details

  • Riding area
    Little Cottonwood Canyon
    Park City, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

I really like this trail both up and down. It is rated Very Difficult because of 4 or 5 spots on the trail that are either difficult to maneuver rocks or just really steep. Most everything is fully ride-able up, if you have the legs and cardio for it. A couple spots will test your balance and climbing skills for sure. There is one really rooty and steep spot right after the turn off for Albion Basin that is a short hike.

The middle of the trail is actually really easy with a nice little meadow to get your heart rate down before hitting the steep switchbacks. The view at the top overlooking Catherine Lake is worth the climb as is the DH, of course.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Catherine Pass mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    841 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,382 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,223 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,382 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,223 ft
  • Grade
    10.672%
  • Grade max
    -59.474%
  • Grade min
    164.791%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    607 ft
  • Distance flat
    165 ft
  • Avg time
    00:27:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:21
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Status:
on Aug 12, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.15 (6 votes)

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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
Directions to catherine-pass trailhead (40.582820, -111.618370)
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Catherine Pass Trail Reports

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Aug 12, 2018 @ 6:00pm
Aug 12, 2018
Super dry, be careful!
Aug 9, 2018 @ 9:34pm
Aug 9, 2018
Very dry!
Jul 30, 2018 @ 7:48pm
Jul 30, 2018
Super dry, be careful!
Jul 22, 2018 @ 10:03am
Jul 22, 2018
Jun 20, 2018 @ 9:37pm
Jun 20, 2018
A couple damps spots, but very good condition!
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Catherine Pass, Park City
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Jun 24, 2018 @ 9:40am
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Catherine Pass, Park City
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Catherine Pass, Park City
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Jul 11, 2017 @ 9:52am
Jul 11, 2017
Catherine Pass, Salt Lake City

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag alekstkach (Jul 13, 2016 at 21:54)
 Super fun way down from the pass. Good line of site most of the place in order avoid hikers and others coming up.
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  • + 1
flag UTracer (Aug 7, 2017 at 8:57)
 Coming down it's a great high country trail, lots of fun and not crazy technical. Coming up, it's a bit of a bear, steep and a couple hike-a-bike sections.
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