2.2 miles
Distance
387 ft
Climb
-770 ft
Descent
00:15:23
Avg time

Empire Link Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Deer Valley Resort
    Park City, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4415 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #23945 in Trail Running
    • #37061 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 35 in Hiking

Absolutely love this trail. Good berms, risers, fun blast through the grass and aspens. Best to start from Mid Mountain on the return home through Ontario Canyon.

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Empire Link multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -383 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,835 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,295 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,295 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,912 ft
  • Grade
    -3.349%
  • Grade max
    -169.777%
  • Grade min
    86.365%
  • Distance climb
    4,605 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    944 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:09
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Status:
on Oct 7, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.6 (13 votes)
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      Empire Link Trail Reports

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      Oct 7, 2022 @ 9:40am
      Oct 7, 2022
      Sep 23, 2022 @ 4:52pm
      Sep 23, 2022
      Fast and fun
      Jul 31, 2022 @ 1:28pm
      Jul 31, 2022
      Jul 21, 2022 @ 8:40am
      Jul 21, 2022
      Downed tree
      May 22, 2022 @ 3:17pm
      May 22, 2022
      Not too much snow left, but a handful of large trees down
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 296 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,708 rides
      • Last: Oct 12, 2022

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      Sep 9, 2022 @ 6:01am
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      Jul 27, 2020 @ 11:22am
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      Aug 29, 2019 @ 2:32pm
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      Jul 9, 2019 @ 6:35am
      Jul 9, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      Darhawk (Aug 27, 2016 at 20:52)
      Very awesome trail. Some climbing some downhill. All fun.
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