3,759 ft
Distance
50 ft
Climb
-425 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
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Snake Pit Details

  • Riding Area
    Alta
    Alta, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #31118 in Mountain Biking

Expert portion is narrow single track on exposed gully. Falls here could be very bad, so don't!

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More Stats for Snake Pit bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -375 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,598 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,975 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,599 ft
  • Grade
    -9.984%
  • Grade max
    -37.433%
  • Grade min
    20.756%
  • Distance climb
    487 ft
  • Distance down
    3,068 ft
  • Distance flat
    203 ft
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Status:
on Oct 9, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
Directions to snake-pit-115799 trailhead (40.585180, -111.624548)
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Snake Pit Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 9, 2018 @ 8:05pm
Oct 9, 2018
2018 Riding season almost done!
Oct 1, 2018 @ 1:04pm
Oct 1, 2018
Recent rains have helped a ton! Still need more though!
Sep 20, 2018 @ 9:51pm
Sep 20, 2018
Dry and marbly, be careful!
Sep 1, 2018 @ 8:03pm
Sep 1, 2018
Back to very dry! Starting to dust up again....
Aug 24, 2018 @ 2:06pm
Aug 24, 2018
Great conditions, but a few areas are rutted where thunderstorm runoff occured.
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Sep 4, 2018 @ 10:05am
Sep 4, 2018
Snake Pit, Alta
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Aug 25, 2018 @ 3:34pm
Aug 25, 2018
Snake Pit, Alta

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