1,919 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-6 ft
Descent
00:14:59
Avg time

Middle Earth, Lower Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Tilted Mesa
    Kanab, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking

Middle Earth is one of the most fun trails in the Tilted Mesa system, riding mostly on the Eastern side of the Chocolate Canyon gorge.

The trail changes personality a lot from one end to the other. Most of this trail is off-camber, and there's a little bit of exposure 2/3 of the way up, which some folks will be uncomfortable with (so you know).

More Stats for Middle Earth, Lower mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,153 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,160 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,158 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,157 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -5%
  • Grade min
    2.8%
  • Distance climb
    463 ft
  • Distance down
    440 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,017 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:02
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Status:
on May 19, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Middle Earth, Lower Trail Reports

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      May 19, 2024 @ 8:05am
      May 19, 2024
      Jan 16, 2024 @ 6:49pm
      Jan 16, 2024
      Snow and sticky mud.
      Dec 24, 2023 @ 8:32pm
      Dec 24, 2023
      Great conditions, perfect temps!
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 2:03am
      Nov 18, 2023
      It had rained rained a little earlier that morning but the sun came out and trail conditions were ideal, no mud or wet spots.
      Sep 23, 2023 @ 1:24am
      Sep 23, 2023
      Lots of different terrain, great trail.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 2 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 47 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 82 rides
      • Last: Jul 12, 2024

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      Dec 24, 2023 @ 11:25am
      Dec 24, 2023

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      youtuber Tilted Mesa - Middle Earth
      13:00 | 104 | Dec 30, 2023 , Kanab
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