2 miles
Distance
94 ft
Climb
-898 ft
Descent
00:11:56
Avg time
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Mill Canyon 040 Details

  • Riding area
    American Fork Canyon
    Sundance, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

This lower section is mostly washed out and steep from dirt bikes riding in mud. Not great, but the switch backs in the upper section are great.

For winter riding the lower section where it intersects with Mud Springs is often packed down from snowshoes.

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More Stats for Mill Canyon 040 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -804 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,413 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,216 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,216 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,413 ft
  • Grade
    -7.824%
  • Grade max
    -52.09%
  • Grade min
    14.023%
  • Distance climb
    1,487 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    962 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:22:46
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Status:
on Jun 27, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.55 (7 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to mill-canyon-040-9542 trailhead (40.476360, -111.611840)
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Mill Canyon 040 Trail Reports

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Jun 27, 2018 @ 12:49pm
Jun 27, 2018
Creeks still have water. Dust in spots. Much worse up higher on the switchbacks...
Jun 19, 2018 @ 1:07pm
Jun 19, 2018
Riding up this thing involves multiple hike-a-bike sections. Man is it fun on the way down. There was minimal dust, but it was a riot!
May 30, 2018 @ 12:07pm
May 30, 2018
reporter
Apr 18, 2018 @ 12:44pm
Apr 18, 2018
reporter This trail is now under the US Forest Service Springtime Wet Trails Closure. Closed to everything except foot traffic. The trails typically open...
Jun 6, 2017 @ 9:01am
Jun 6, 2017
reporter
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Photos

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Jun 9, 2015 @ 7:24am
Jun 9, 2015
Mill Canyon 040, Sundance
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Dec 19, 2010 @ 3:48am
Dec 19, 2010
Mill Canyon 040, Townsville
201 |
May 18, 2010 @ 2:28am
May 18, 2010
Mill Canyon 040, Townsville
193 |
May 18, 2010 @ 2:24am
May 18, 2010
Mill Canyon 040, Townsville

Routes with this trail

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TSBD (AF Canyon Ridge Ride)
19 miles
Ridge Loop from Tibble
10 miles
157 - Mud Springs - Mill Canyon - 157 - Tibble Fork
15 miles
AF Canyon Ride (Shuttle)
22 miles

4 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag mkb5150 (Jun 9, 2015 at 18:17)
 is this really a double-black? can an intermediate rider climb this without too many dismounts?
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  • + 1
flag mkb5150 (Aug 2, 2015 at 13:16)
 I like answering my own questions... It's a tough climb with some super steep and loose sections that I had to hike, but definitely worth doing as a good way to loop with Ridge and Tibble
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  • + 1
flag todd Mod Plus (Aug 16, 2015 at 15:05)
 Right, this trail starts out great, then suddenly becomes a motorcross dug out rock garden. a couple extended sections you have to hike. But I totally agree, that it is worth the few hikes to get to the upper half. You quickly gain a lot of altitude and riding down Mud Springs and Tibble Fork is way fun.
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  • + 0
flag Larsenbd (Jun 24, 2017 at 21:47)
 We did it this week with a group of 16-17 year-old boys, anticipating that we would have to walk down most of it, but there were only a few spots requiring dismount. Some spots were muddy; the end of the trail was great fun for boys because it had 3 stream crossings at the end.
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