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1 miles
121 ft
-479 ft
Avg time
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South of Heaven Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Year Round
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Ladder Bridge, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking

South of Heaven provides a unique downhill experience. This trail has a number of mandatory rock features. Walking around these features is not pleasant. This trail earns its difficulty rating. Expect rock drops, steeper slabs, step ups and steep pedal catching notches. Not for the faint of heart.

Access Info

Parking at the FS-173/Log Porch Rd. location makes sense if you plan to include this trail in your loop. It is possible to shuttle this trail. This trail can be included in larger loops originating from other trail heads.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for South of Heaven mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -358 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,291 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,662 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,649 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,291 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    380 ft
  • Distance down
    1,622 ft
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
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on Jul 29, 2018
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to south-of-heaven trailhead (44.083436, -103.421253)
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South of Heaven Trail Reports

Jul 29, 2018 @ 8:38am
Jul 29, 2018
Slightly damp from recent rain
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Dogl0rd (Jun 24, 2018 at 5:46)
 Do this after Bone Collector, cross the forest road to Cookie Lady and it will take you right back to the car. Some intense features, but definitely not boring!!

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