3 miles
Distance
422 ft
Climb
-159 ft
Descent
00:28:07
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Prospector Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Prospector Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Hurricane
    , Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #30617 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Fun trail that has some big sweeping turns and a bit of tech. but mostly just an easy cruise up and fun fast flow down

More Stats for Prospector bike trail
  • Altitude change
    263 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,076 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,339 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,076 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,339 ft
  • Grade
    1.774%
  • Grade max
    -21.401%
  • Grade min
    41.408%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3,641 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,698 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:28
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Status:
on Mar 27, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (12 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
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 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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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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to prospector-9149 trailhead (37.211150, -113.401180)
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      Prospector Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 27, 2019 @ 9:14am
      Mar 27, 2019
      Mar 17, 2019 @ 1:17pm
      Mar 17, 2019
      Perfect dirt, great condition!
      Jan 18, 2019 @ 8:48pm
      Jan 18, 2019
      Muddy in upper sections toward White Reef parking, rained hard last night, needed another 24 hours to dry out.
      Nov 2, 2018 @ 2:52pm
      Nov 2, 2018
      Couple sandy washes to cross, a few very shorty sandy sections, couple areas this rider needed to get off and push up. Great for this beginner...
      Jul 25, 2018 @ 5:15am
      Jul 25, 2018
      Some minor washout in a couple of the creek beds
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 55 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 322 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      10 |
      Nov 2, 2018 @ 2:53pm
      Nov 2, 2018
      11 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 8:40pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      10 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 8:39pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      10 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 8:39pm
      Sep 2, 2018

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag IamZOSO (Nov 6, 2017 at 20:11)
       Snore.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Specializedkfit (Nov 2, 2018 at 14:52)
       Nice trail for this beginner. Some dry sandy washes dropping in and out of, a few very short sandy areas. Mostly dry packed single track with meandering turns. Pretty views. Freeway noise mostly forgotten while focusing on the ride. Heading north from the cottonwood trail has more downhill than uphill. One challenging climb at the end of Prospector on the return because of the rockiness of the trail. Easy push up for those of us that needed it.
      [Reply]

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