4 miles
Distance
1,581 ft
Climb
-157 ft
Descent
01:11:17
Avg time

Pinecone Details

  • Riding area
    Park City Mountain Resort
    Park City, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #143

Great up and down. Amazing views at top, great connection to the crest. Also provides cool transitions between aspens, alpine meadows and pine trees. The waterbars at the top give you a bunch of little jumps through some tight pine trees, making this top section one of my favorite descents. Very popular climbing trail to get to the Crest from PC, so watch for riders up.

If you like riding dirt sidewalks, this is one of the best anywhere. Pedaling up this can be dangerous, better and safer to take Powerline to Comstock to Crest Conn to Puke Hil

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pinecone mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,424 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,395 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,821 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,397 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,821 ft
  • Grade
    6.906%
  • Grade max
    -38.62%
  • Grade min
    105.88%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2,218 ft
  • Avg time
    01:11:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:00
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Status:
on Sep 22, 2017
Variable
Avg: 4.9 (22 votes)

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Pinecone Trail Reports

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Sep 22, 2017 @ 7:21am
Sep 22, 2017
Tacky, snow had melted as of 9/19 (but it's back again today, just by looking outside). 2 large downed trees still there.
Sep 16, 2017 @ 1:17pm
Sep 16, 2017
Pinecone was mostly tacky with no mud, but there was a bit of snow/hail that hadn't melted off yet, so the conditions could get a little worse as...
Sep 11, 2017 @ 4:53pm
Sep 11, 2017
Aug 12, 2017 @ 2:29pm
Aug 12, 2017
2 large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Jul 24, 2017 @ 7:02am
Jul 24, 2017
All snow is finally gone, but it's fesh-fesh is building in corners and on steep pitches
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Jun 26, 2017 @ 4:27pm
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Trail Lists

Routes with this trail

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titleratingdistance
PCMR Puke Hill big loop - 19 mi
19 miles
Puke Hill Climb to Newpark
23 miles
Crest Loop from PCMR
31 miles
Pinecone, Park City
10 miles

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag Fast44 (Jul 19, 2017 at 18:50)
 Fantastic climb to Wasatch Crest. Rides beautifully in either direction. Mostly climbs in stands of aspen trees, then higher up, pines. Nicely shaded and protects from wind. Comes out right at the top of Puke Hill, which is the brief, painful sun exposed fireroad access traditionally used by Wasatch Crest shuttlers riding north from Guardsmans Pass. From town via Armstrongs/ Pinecone ridge is just over 2900ft climb. Felt like less.
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  • + 1
flag thesquid (Sep 3, 2017 at 0:31)
 Awesome high elevation climb and descent. One of the best in Northern Utah.
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Pinecone POV Park City
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