1.3 miles
Distance
40 ft
Climb
-76 ft
Descent
00:12:27
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Practice Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Practice Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gooseberry Mesa
    Hurricane, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #3000 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #9760 in E-Biking
    • #36532 in Trail Running
    • #13736 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in E-Biking
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking

This trail is just what its name indicates: practice. This trail will help the newbie to slick rock riding get used to the terrain.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Practice mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -35 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,135 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,212 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,212 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,177 ft
  • Grade
    -0.5%
  • Grade max
    -8.3%
  • Grade min
    9%
  • Distance climb
    2,280 ft
  • Distance down
    3,704 ft
  • Distance flat
    784 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:21
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Status:
on Mar 20, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3.9 (16 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Activity Recordings
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Practice Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 8:01am
      Mar 20, 2021
      Winds were high, but trail was perfect. Slightly wet making hero dirt where there was dirt.
      Feb 18, 2021 @ 11:54am
      Feb 18, 2021
      reporter
      Jun 22, 2020 @ 6:46am
      Jun 22, 2020
      reporter
      May 22, 2020 @ 11:16am
      May 22, 2020
      reporter Biting gnats are bad right now!
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 9:18am
      Apr 20, 2020
      reporter Perfect!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 23 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 132 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 856 rides
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      Photos

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      28 |
      Jan 24, 2021 @ 3:51pm
      Jan 24, 2021
      19 |
      Nov 20, 2020 @ 11:11am
      Nov 20, 2020
      59 |
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 7:31pm
      Oct 14, 2019
      77 |
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 4:07pm
      Sep 16, 2019

      Routes with this trail

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      11 miles
      Outer Gooseberry
      15 miles
      Gooseberry Mellow
      10 miles
      Gooseberry incl Secret
      15 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      whatmeworry44 (Jan 2, 2018 at 11:16)
       Fun little loop, not super technical
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