2.2 miles
Distance
387 ft
Climb
-770 ft
Descent
00:18:35
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
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in Trail Running
    • 45 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 bike 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
    00:18:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:30:30
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Status:
on Aug 21, 2021
Wet
Avg: 4.6 (13 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Very Dry
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      Empire Link Trail Reports

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      Aug 21, 2021 @ 5:53am
      Aug 21, 2021
      Downed tree on the climb back up from the lowest point in the gulley back towards the road. Big ol' moose hanging around as well.
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 8:38am
      Aug 14, 2021
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 8:19pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      Moon dust and kitty litter season! Be careful! Needs H2O!
      May 22, 2021 @ 8:34pm
      May 22, 2021
      Tree down on the east end near the little cut off to marsac “empire link access” on here
      Oct 8, 2020 @ 7:21pm
      Oct 8, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 303 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 887 rides
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      Jul 27, 2020 @ 11:22am
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      Jul 9, 2019 @ 6:35am
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      Jun 24, 2018 @ 5:40pm
      Jun 24, 2018

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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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