3 miles
Distance
388 ft
Climb
-1,349 ft
Descent
00:28:47
Avg time
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Mud Springs 173 Details

  • Riding area
    American Fork Canyon
    Sundance, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

Popular trail for downhill. It has some rowdy sections and even some rooty drops. Shuttlers will often park at the Tibblefork turnoff and shuttle up to Timpanooke or the summit, then ride down to Tibble fork and their cars.

In winter typically only the bottom section is used as part of a loop for Fat bike riding. A local snowshoe club packs down the Mudsprings - Mill Canyon short loop and makes for good winter riding.

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More Stats for Mud Springs 173 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -961 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,036 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,276 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,997 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,036 ft
  • Grade
    -7.245%
  • Grade max
    -124.758%
  • Grade min
    50.718%
  • Distance climb
    3,185 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    516 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:50:42
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Status:
on Apr 18, 2018
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4 (6 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 mud-springs-173 trailhead (40.452060, -111.622930)
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Mud Springs 173 Trail Reports

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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...
Aug 22, 2017 @ 10:23am
Aug 22, 2017
Ripping good fun!
Jul 4, 2017 @ 1:05pm
Jul 4, 2017
Jun 9, 2017 @ 8:58pm
Jun 9, 2017
Lots mud at the beginning. Don't try to ride it.
Jun 6, 2017 @ 8:59am
Jun 6, 2017
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Apr 20, 2017 @ 4:54pm
Apr 20, 2017
Mud Springs 173, American Fork

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