1.3 miles
Distance
367 ft
Climb
00:16:54
Avg time

Escalador Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    High Star Ranch
    Kamas, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #5209 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #21901 in Trail Running
    • #13680 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

The main highway in the High Star Ranch Trail System. This is a nice easy climb, with rolling hardpack and provides access to the surrounding flow trails. A few of the turns are a bit steep, but nicely bermed, and provide a nice flow down as well as up.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Escalador mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    367 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,811 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,177 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,811 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,178 ft
  • Grade
    5.4%
  • Grade max
    -2.8%
  • Grade min
    23.4%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    33 ft
  • Distance flat
    125 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:27
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Status:
on Nov 14, 2021
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3.7 (14 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Escalador Trail Reports

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      Nov 14, 2021 @ 2:11pm
      Nov 14, 2021
      Quite a few wet spots after the first switchbacks, pretty slippery but it doesn’t seem like ruts are forming. The Upper few switchbacks are very...
      May 3, 2021 @ 4:57pm
      May 3, 2021
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 12:20pm
      Apr 29, 2021
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 2:47pm
      Apr 23, 2021
      Nov 28, 2020 @ 3:28pm
      Nov 28, 2020
      Escalador is good to go. Some snow on the sides of the trail but no mud to speak of.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 290 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,754 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 22, 2018 @ 10:52pm
      Jun 22, 2018
      39 |
      Dec 27, 2017 @ 9:07pm
      Dec 27, 2017
      59 |
      Oct 12, 2017 @ 8:34am
      Oct 12, 2017
      115 |
      Oct 7, 2017 @ 10:26pm
      Oct 7, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      mtnsam (Aug 16, 2019 at 16:26)
       Dry and hot on an August afternoon. Some good spots of shade along the way to cool down.
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