South Skyline Details
Part of the Great Western Trail. Climbs out from Pineview reservoir up to the top ridges of the range and can be ridden towards Lewis Peak or North Ogden Divide. The climb is not particularly steep but is unrelenting and is quite a grind. The descent is fast and flowy. The trial is pretty smooth and manicured, particularly as you approach Pineview.
The parts of the trail that are on the "backside" stay quite wet so be aware of that is it has been rainy or snowy recently.
The trail can be accessed from Windsurfer Beach at Pineview Reservoir. When coming from Ogden, head up Ogden Canyon and turn left to cross the dam. The trailhead parking lot is about 1.5 miles from the dam on the lake side of the road. The trail starts at the back of the parking lot and immediately crosses the highway.
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More Stats for South Skyline mountain bike trail
Altitude change-2,542 ft
Altitude min4,927 ft
Altitude max8,093 ft
Altitude start7,468 ft
Altitude end4,927 ft
Distance climb2 miles
Distance down6 miles
Distance flat344 ft
Avg reverse time02:02:43
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
South Skyline Trail Reports
Oct 24, 2017 @ 2:58pmOct 24, 2017
|A short section on the backside quite muddy after the rains Friday 10/20. Trail is perfect other than that. Should be dried out again now...|
May 11, 2017 @ 9:06pmMay 11, 2017
|4 first miles from Pineview in great shape. Then becomes soft due to mud and snow.|
Jun 9, 2016 @ 12:36pmJun 9, 2016
|No snow drifts to cross and trail is dry. Very sun exposed on the climb until upper elevations where you can catch some shade.|
May 30, 2016 @ 11:32amMay 30, 2016
May 30, 2016 @ 11:31amMay 30, 2016
|Lots of mud and puddles from the rain last night, and halfway up to Lewis there are so many bugs that it's almost not even worth it. Also, one or...|
Routes with this trail
|Eden Epic||45 miles|
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