This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
1 miles
Distance
73 ft
Climb
-988 ft
Descent
00:17:32
Avg time
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The Catalyst Details

  • Riding Area
    Sinks Canyon
    Lander, Wyoming
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Late Spring, Summer and Fall
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Signed as Unmaintained Route. Ride by Pedaling up Brewers Trail or driving shuttle to the Fossil Hill Parking area/upper Brewers trail head and riding down the Brewers trail to the intersection. Steep fast descent with many optional features. Not recommended for uphill traffic!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Catalyst bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -915 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,841 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,756 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,756 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,841 ft
  • Grade
    -14.317%
  • Grade max
    -56.018%
  • Grade min
    73.103%
  • Distance climb
    394 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    30 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:32
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Status:
on Jun 28, 2017
Avg: 5 (1 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 the-catalyst trailhead (42.728990, -108.824500)
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      The Catalyst Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jun 28, 2017 @ 11:41pm
      Jun 28, 2017
      Closed by Forest Service as of 5/24 due to "safety issues."
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag wyowells (Jun 2, 2017 at 16:39)
       This fantastic trail is currently closed until further notice due to liability concerns from the Shoshone National Forrest. Lame.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag dirtweasel (Aug 19, 2018 at 17:19)
       Bummer. Has any progress been made in regaining access to this great trail?
      [Reply]

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