1 miles
Distance
605 ft
Climb
-25 ft
Descent
00:22:21
Avg time
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Details

  • Riding Area
    American Fork Canyon
    Sundance, Utah
  • AKA
    South Fork Little Deer Creek
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #12304 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Most people ride up this, but I think it is better going down. Fun climb after the SFLDC trail. Technically this is part of the SFLDC trail, but this section is ridden up and also sometimes down.

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More Stats for South Fork Little Deer Creek (252) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    580 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,472 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,071 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,472 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,052 ft
  • Grade
    7.536%
  • Grade max
    -12.42%
  • Grade min
    42.156%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    454 ft
  • Distance flat
    407 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:49
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Status:
on Dec 10, 2018
Snow Packed
Avg: 4.35 (11 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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  • Sight Sight
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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      Directions to south-fork-little-deer-creek-252-9652 trailhead (40.444473, -111.609185)
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      South Fork... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 8:57am
      Dec 10, 2018
      For winter this section of trail will be groomed and is downhill only. Return to Alpine Loop summit via the Cascade Springs road.
      Oct 4, 2018 @ 2:52pm
      Oct 4, 2018
      there are some puddles and one little bit that is slightly greasy
      Sep 14, 2018 @ 12:32pm
      Sep 14, 2018
      reporter
      I replaced the 2 broken planks on the puncheon section yesterday evening.
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 11:48am
      Sep 3, 2018
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 6:12am
      Sep 3, 2018
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      • 12 miles avg distance
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      South Fork Little Deer Creek (252)

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