2 miles
Distance
40 ft
Climb
-1,322 ft
Descent
00:14:32
Avg time
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Desolation 019 Details

  • Riding Area
    Upper Mill Creek
    Park City, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #1135

Primarily downhill trail used to drop off The Crest, but I do see people trying to ride up it almost every time I ride it. There are many water bars made from small logs, which makes climbing very hard, but descending a blast.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Desolation 019 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,282 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,270 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,552 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,552 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,270 ft
  • Grade
    -10.349%
  • Grade max
    -31.823%
  • Grade min
    16.914%
  • Distance climb
    521 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    160 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:40:42
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Status:
on Sep 26, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.45 (16 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to desolation-019 trailhead (40.662160, -111.600040)
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Desolation 019 Trail Reports

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Sep 26, 2018 @ 12:05pm
Sep 26, 2018
Dust clouds!
Sep 18, 2018 @ 3:47pm
Sep 18, 2018
Super dry!
Sep 4, 2018 @ 7:55pm
Sep 4, 2018
Back to very dry, be careful!
Aug 28, 2018 @ 9:45am
Aug 28, 2018
Good trail conditions!
Jul 31, 2018 @ 3:59pm
Jul 31, 2018
A couple turns are blown out, be careful!
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Photos

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21 |
Jul 8, 2018 @ 6:27pm
Jul 8, 2018
Desolation 019, My City
227 |
Dec 22, 2016 @ 4:29pm
Dec 22, 2016
Desolation 019, Salt Lake City
130 |
Oct 4, 2016 @ 9:33pm
Oct 4, 2016
Desolation 019, Vancouver
332 |
Sep 15, 2015 @ 8:27am
Sep 15, 2015
Desolation 019, Park City

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Wasatch Crest to Mill D Shuttle Ride
10 miles
Desolation-Crest Loop
12 miles
Crest: Guardsman to Mill D
10 miles

4 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag alekstkach (Jul 13, 2016 at 21:51)
 How is this a black? There are just as technical features on Mill D and it is a blue, rightly so.
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  • + 0
flag Fast44 (Jul 20, 2017 at 15:00)
 Don't go downhill on a weekend as it is a busy hiker access. Crowds ruin flow.
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  • - 1
flag dyllanmurraymt (Jun 1, 2018 at 18:48)
 Super killer trail. Going up is not as bad as it is made out to seem. Coming down is even more fun
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  • + 0
flag jzmit5 (Aug 27, 2018 at 6:52)
 Rode this from dog lake to desolation lake as a noob, and loved it! Walked perhaps 1/6 of it. Gorgeous aspen meadows.
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