4,193 ft
Distance
200 ft
Climb
-60 ft
Descent
00:07:27
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Precipice Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Precipice Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Santa Clara River Reserve
    St. George, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #15205 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

This is a fun downhill but you can climb it if you want, just watch out for the bikes flying down. There are better ways to climb to sidewinder and the other trails in the area. The trail is narrow and has a few areas that can cause less adventurous riders apprehension.

More Stats for Precipice bike trail
  • Altitude change
    140 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,153 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,295 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,153 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,293 ft
  • Grade
    3.333%
  • Grade max
    -33.693%
  • Grade min
    50.235%
  • Distance climb
    2,447 ft
  • Distance down
    1,263 ft
  • Distance flat
    483 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:03
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Status:
on Jul 5, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (11 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • less popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to precipice trailhead (37.121000, -113.675750)
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      Precipice Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 9:24pm
      Jul 5, 2019
      May 28, 2019 @ 2:51pm
      May 28, 2019
      May 18, 2019 @ 1:54pm
      May 18, 2019
      Warning!!!!! I was shot at while heading up the Cove Wash trial from the lower parking area. Many target shooters use this area to practice. This...
      Mar 22, 2019 @ 1:15pm
      Mar 22, 2019
      Mar 17, 2019 @ 8:51am
      Mar 17, 2019
      Rolling great!
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 17 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 286 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,236 rides
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      Photos

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      Apr 28, 2019 @ 7:11pm
      Apr 28, 2019
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      Apr 28, 2019 @ 7:11pm
      Apr 28, 2019
      31 |
      Jan 21, 2018 @ 3:43pm
      Jan 21, 2018

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Leron (Apr 5, 2019 at 11:58)
       The description had my wife nervous but the trail is more tame than described. All the"drops" are easily rolled. We felt this trail is bluer than sidewinder.
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