2 miles
Distance
1,069 ft
Climb
-1,172 ft
Descent
00:52:26
Avg time
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Details

  • Riding Area
    Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2010

Fun ridge-line trail right above the Huntsman Center. Goes straight up the hill from JCC. Good views; fast, steep descent.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Med Hill Ridge Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -103 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,149 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,321 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,252 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,149 ft
  • Grade
    -0.915%
  • Grade max
    -34.004%
  • Grade min
    39.432%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:52:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:23
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Status:
on Jul 13, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 2.35 (6 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Med Hill Ridge Trail Trail Reports

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Jul 13, 2017 @ 11:28am
Jul 13, 2017
You've been warned. The entire first half of this trail is HAB. I don't see how anyone other than a seasoned professional could make it up...
Jun 20, 2017 @ 9:20pm
Jun 20, 2017
The southern half of the trail is completely overgrown and indistinguishable.
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Jul 13, 2017 @ 11:39am
Jul 13, 2017
Med Hill Ridge Trail

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag mikeclawson (Jun 20, 2017 at 21:18)
 This is a hiking trail, not sure why it's on here. The climb is steep enough that anyone short of a demi-god on on 3x drivetrain will be hiking their bike the better part of the way to the top. Don't do it, cooking your brakes isn't worth the mediocre downhill either.
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  • + 1
flag devonking (May 2, 2018 at 12:05)
 Its true, this is probably a hiking trail, and you have to hike a bike to get to the top. Though if you come up from the south side, in Red Butte Canyon, its fairly easy. Early or late season in Salt Lake leaves not a a lot of fast chunky descents besides portions of Bobsled, so sometimes its fun to mix it up. This is unlike most trails in Salt Lake, and if you like downhill this will get you going a bit. A quick loop and easy to do after work.
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Med Hill Ridge Trail
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