7.6 miles
Distance
265 ft
Climb
-617 ft
Descent
01:20:54
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Gander Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gooseberry Mesa
    Hurricane, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #13575 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #25344 in Trail Running
    • #69339 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking

Gander is a lot like Windmill in that it has varied terrain and rides the edge of the mesa. Get ready for lots of technical climbs and maneuvering. This trail is a blast.

This trail is unsanctioned.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Gander mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -352 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,705 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,060 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,057 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,705 ft
  • Grade
    -0.9%
  • Grade max
    -22.9%
  • Grade min
    14.4%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    01:20:54
  • Avg reverse time
    02:06:49
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on Apr 13, 2024
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Avg: 3.95 (31 votes)
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      Gander Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 101 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 941 rides
      • Last: Jun 18, 2024

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      Jun 6, 2017 @ 9:18am
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      Jun 6, 2017 @ 9:02am
      Jun 6, 2017
      758 |
      Apr 29, 2017 @ 8:35pm
      Apr 29, 2017
      44 |
      Mar 2, 2024 @ 8:39am
      Mar 2, 2024

      Routes with this trail

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      Gooseberry Mesa Loop: N Rim-Gander13 miles
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