4 miles
Distance
2,271 ft
Climb
-136 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The C Trail
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The C Trail Details

  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking

The C trail is an awesome descent. It heads from Cedar City's big "C" on the mountain, down to the valley floor. You'll drop +/- 2200 feet. It is best ridden as a shuttle, but if you want to hike-a-bike you can walk/ride up then turn around for a great descent. Most of the corners have berms, which is rare for a multi-use trail. There are plenty of hikers on most days so be ready to stop occasionally.

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More Stats for The C Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,135 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,077 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,077 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,211 ft
  • Grade
    9.794%
  • Grade max
    -61.628%
  • Grade min
    93.912%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    1,766 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,574 ft
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:49
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Status:
on Apr 14, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.2 (5 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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The C Trail Trail Reports

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Apr 14, 2018 @ 4:43pm
Apr 14, 2018
85% dry except the very top where there are some snow piles still and some muddy sections.
Mar 12, 2018 @ 5:29pm
Mar 12, 2018
Deep snow up top still!
Dec 2, 2017 @ 10:18pm
Dec 2, 2017
Majority covered in snow up to 3 inches on upper half. Mud in full sun areas.
Mar 18, 2017 @ 6:52pm
Mar 18, 2017
1st 1/4 to 1/2 mi from top is deep snow, then it is pretty much dry all the way to the bottom. The snow is pretty bad but shouldn't last more than...
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May 20, 2017 @ 4:28pm
May 20, 2017
The C Trail, My City
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Dec 15, 2008 @ 9:43pm
Dec 15, 2008
| 1 comments The C Trail, Cedar City

3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag Justinross (May 28, 2017 at 9:38)
 Definitely a decent but a very rocky one. A good way to beat up your bike (and you). Its too rocky and has too many turns to just fly down.
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  • + 0
flag tysonclay (Dec 2, 2017 at 22:22)
 A guy at the bike shop said the trail was all clear. The trail is NOT all clear! Lots of snow for the first half increase difficulty. Probably just skip it until spring.
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  • + 0
flag Wyoexplorer (Apr 14, 2018 at 16:45)
 I like this trail but as noted above it was chattery and had lots of loose rock. I also encountered 4 groups of people hiking up the trail. I had fun for sure but was wary of my speed due to the above factors.
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