1.5 miles
Distance
410 ft
Climb
-22 ft
Descent
00:16:31
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Colter's Escape Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Grand Targhee Resort
    Alta, Wyoming
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #6050 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Grand Targhee Bike Park

A great way to climb up from Mill Canyon as you enter the resort. 38 Special is nice too, but this trail will get you up to the saddle where you have a lot of options and fun rides down to the resort. Mostly climbs through an open field near the access road.

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Colter's Escape mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    389 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,891 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,280 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,891 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,281 ft
  • Grade
    4.9%
  • Grade max
    -9.7%
  • Grade min
    27.8%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1,076 ft
  • Distance flat
    223 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:25
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Status:
on Jul 18, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (8 votes)
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      Colter's Escape Trail Reports

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      Jul 18, 2022 @ 8:24am
      Jul 18, 2022
      Watch for inconsistent closures on this trail. New lift is being built towards the bottom. Refer to Grand Targhee website for more info.
      Jun 6, 2021 @ 12:19pm
      Jun 6, 2021
      May 30, 2021 @ 8:56pm
      May 30, 2021
      bottom near hut is dry. start hitting snow patches after the first few switchbacks. significant snow before you hit the top junction.
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 8:54am
      Aug 2, 2020
      Jul 9, 2020 @ 1:28pm
      Jul 9, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 8 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,030 rides
      • Last: Aug 12, 2022

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      37 |
      Aug 5, 2019 @ 2:27pm
      Aug 5, 2019
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      Jun 18, 2018 @ 10:25pm
      Jun 18, 2018
      62 |
      Jun 18, 2018 @ 10:25pm
      Jun 18, 2018
      601 |
      Nov 19, 2015 @ 7:20am
      Nov 19, 2015
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      hesster60 (Jul 9, 2022 at 5:14)
      trail closed due to lift construction
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      masonskis (Aug 10, 2021 at 9:23)
      Descending trail, use Rocky Mountain Way to climb from/to same spot.
      [Reply]





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