1.4 miles
Distance
405 ft
Climb
-2 ft
Descent
00:20:16
Avg time
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    Land Manager

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
    #12378 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 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
    404 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,874 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,278 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,874 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,278 ft
  • Grade
    5.6%
  • Grade max
    -3.6%
  • Grade min
    28.8%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    692 ft
  • Distance flat
    177 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:36
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on Jun 6, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Colter's Escape Trail Reports

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      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
      Jun 25, 2020 @ 10:49am
      Jun 25, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 31 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 171 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 788 rides
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      Jun 18, 2018 @ 10:25pm
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