3 miles
Distance
1,090 ft
Climb
-298 ft
Descent
00:49:25
Avg time
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GWT (Big Mountain) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Wasatch - Big Mountain
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #46042 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    15 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 20 in Trail Running
    • 30 in Hiking

Very steep climbs on large loose cobble with a series of extremely tight switchbacks. The scenery is gorgeous, but the biking is less than ideal. There is also quite a bit of scrub oak leaning into the trail waiting to rip of your derailleur so watch out for that.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for GWT (Big Mountain) bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    792 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,429 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,347 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,429 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,221 ft
  • Grade
    5.545%
  • Grade max
    -47.141%
  • Grade min
    248.822%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4,756 ft
  • Distance flat
    618 ft
  • Avg time
    00:49:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:42:12
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Status:
on Oct 23, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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      GWT (Big Mountain) Trail Reports

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      Oct 23, 2020 @ 1:30pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      downed trees creating trail reroutes.
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 1:24pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      Needs about 10 BIG trees cleared.
      Sep 23, 2020 @ 9:24am
      Sep 23, 2020
      Trail has some downed trees from the wind storm blocking the trail.
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 4:50pm
      Sep 22, 2020
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 7:26am
      Jun 27, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 74 rides
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      Jun 19, 2017 @ 9:24am
      Jun 19, 2017

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      PTBikerDude (Aug 12, 2020 at 0:08)
       Sections near the road definitely have lots of encroaching scrub oak and foliage. Shins guards might be a decent idea, feels very narrow going through. Would be nice if some of us organized a maintenance / trim day.
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