1 miles
Distance
501 ft
Climb
-43 ft
Descent
00:19:03
Avg time
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Colter's Escape Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Grand Targhee Resort
    Alta, Wyoming
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • 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
    55 in Mountain Biking

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.

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More Stats for Colter's Escape bike trail
  • Altitude change
    458 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,859 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,318 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,859 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,318 ft
  • Grade
    6.52%
  • Grade max
    -32.568%
  • Grade min
    29.725%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1,133 ft
  • Distance flat
    327 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:58
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Status:
on Jul 10, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.55 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Colter's Escape Trail Reports

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      Jul 10, 2019 @ 6:34am
      Jul 10, 2019
      reporter
      Jun 12, 2019 @ 4:28am
      Jun 12, 2019
      reporter Minor snow patch. Service road access from the resort only right now. Or out and back with Mill Cr. Dirt is great!
      Jul 18, 2018 @ 7:14am
      Jul 18, 2018
      Jun 21, 2018 @ 5:46am
      Jun 21, 2018
      All time conditions!
      Jun 14, 2018 @ 6:20am
      Jun 14, 2018
      Great!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 171 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 493 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 5, 2019 @ 2:27pm
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      Jun 18, 2018 @ 10:25pm
      Jun 18, 2018
      44 |
      Jun 18, 2018 @ 10:25pm
      Jun 18, 2018
      42 |
      Jun 18, 2018 @ 10:25pm
      Jun 18, 2018

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