2 miles
Distance
26 ft
Climb
-559 ft
Descent
00:06:57
Avg time

Vertigo Details

  • Riding area
    Draper
    Draper, Utah
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #175
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager

The latest addition to Draper's Corner Canyon Trail System and officially open, is a flow trail down the south side of the mountain. Built by Gravity Logic, this trail is wide with massive berms and lots of little table tops and sections to air out on. Tons of fun, and with the newly built Maple Hollow South trail, you can easy spin back up to the top and use Eagle Crest to connect back the start.

Though the trail sign says the trail is Blue, this trail is rated Green because there are no difficult obstacles, drops or even a single rock to speak of. You can roll down it slowly or hit it fast and even air out with speed. It can be treated as an intermediate to maybe even advanced trail if you try to connect up the jumps.

Disclaimer

Berms are big, young riders may find them difficult going slow

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Vertigo mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -533 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,669 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,214 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,214 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,682 ft
  • Grade
    -6.177%
  • Grade max
    -24.205%
  • Grade min
    7.57%
  • Distance climb
    828 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    443 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:57
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Status:
on Nov 13, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.6 (25 votes)

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Vertigo Trail Reports

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Nov 13, 2017 @ 11:57am
Nov 13, 2017
Nov 9, 2017 @ 11:23am
Nov 9, 2017
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps)
Nov 9, 2017 @ 5:41am
Nov 9, 2017
Dry and dusty. No dampness or signs of moisture at all.
Oct 31, 2017 @ 7:53pm
Oct 31, 2017
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps) Rocky and dry with deep tire spots in some areas.
Oct 19, 2017 @ 12:25pm
Oct 19, 2017
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22 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag aarontherider (Nov 8, 2016 at 7:53)
 Strava has a different name: Hindenburg. Draper hasn't put it on their maps yet. Anyone know the official title?
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  • + 2
flag mkb5150 (Nov 8, 2016 at 9:24)
 Vertigo, according to Draper Parks & Rec
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  • + 2
flag todd Plus (Nov 8, 2016 at 13:37)
 Yep, I verified before I added the trail
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  • + 1
flag aarontherider (Nov 10, 2016 at 14:34)
 Cool, Thanks! I'm loving it so far, and look forward to it getting even faster. An amazing addition to the Draper/South Mtn trails network!
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flag dbodoggle (Nov 10, 2016 at 15:53)
 Once again, @todd proves infallible. Thanks for all the work you do. I've had a lot of great rides on new trails thanks to the content you've added.
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  • + 1
flag zg44 (Nov 8, 2016 at 11:48)
 Trail crew said they were looking for volunteers to sow grass seed on Sat. 11/12
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  • + 1
flag mkb5150 (Nov 8, 2016 at 13:48)
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flag todd Plus (Nov 9, 2016 at 14:21)
 It's Open, Yeah!!!
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flag Jflan26 (Nov 9, 2016 at 14:25)
 Have you ridden it?
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flag Jflan26 (Nov 9, 2016 at 19:06)
 Just rode the new trail today! It was SPECTACULAR! The berms were huge and the jumps were great. It was extremely loose however (as to be expected). The climb at the end of the trail leading back to was quick and mellow and I was tempted to run Vertigo again. Overall, a great trail, if Rush could get makeover like this it would be incredible.
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flag willfox747 (Nov 15, 2016 at 10:12)
 Why isn't this a green trail? Just curious.
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flag todd Plus (Dec 1, 2016 at 13:13)
 You're right, generally speaking it should be a green. Relative to the trails in Corner Canyon, I think it is borderline. Only from the standpoint of airing out full speed. Anyone else care to chime in on what difficulty you think this should be?
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  • + 2
flag mkb5150 (Dec 3, 2016 at 11:20)
 My vote would be green, since a beginner rider would just ride it slower and have absolutely no problem
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  • + 0
flag Jflan26 (Nov 16, 2016 at 13:18)
 New trail POV just uploaded at www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUAXMfbAd-A
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  • + 2
flag NSmith11 (Jun 8, 2017 at 20:55)
 I thought I agreed on green for this until I took two beginners on it. They do fine on Ann's trail but struggeled on vertigo. Apparently if you don't have the comfort to ride the berms with speed they are a bit more of a hazard than I expected. If you stay high on them at low speed you slide out. If you stay low then you are riding in loose sand/gravel. We had three fall downs taking it at a slow pace they felt comfortable with. The same day I saw one other adult rider go down on the top section. Perhaps this is overlooked as a difficulty factor to new riders looking for green options. That said I still think it feels like a green at moderate speeds.
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  • + 3
flag todd Plus (Jun 9, 2017 at 7:55)
 I added a disclaimer warning about this. The problem with ratings is, people that the type of rider that shuttles does a lot of downhill and this is easy. The type of rider that climbs to each run rides less downhill. This is a totally generality, but the difference is just enough to get one crowd to want to rate trails easier and the other more difficult. To be a relative rating (relative to Little Valley next door) this should probably intermediate, especially now that shuttle riders will almost exclusively ride Levitate.
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flag NSmith11 (Jun 9, 2017 at 21:22)
 Good points Todd. What do you think about leaving the rating consistent with what the managing entity rates it? Certainly there will be trails with no such declaration. But in the event that a very proactive group like Draper Open Spaces, or Solitude ski resort(for examples) declare a trail to be a certain difficulty I don't see the harm in Trailforks following that guidance. If an advanced rider tries a trail expecting black but gets blue there is no real problem. But if a beginner is looking for green and finds blue that could be an issue.
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flag todd Plus (Jun 10, 2017 at 10:28)
 I totally agree with that. Although that has not stopped a few "advanced" riders from complaining that marking something expert was a waste of their time. But I agree, it is a safer to err on the side of caution.
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flag alexfielder (Jun 17, 2017 at 20:12)
 Great trail, especially if you like getting speed. Nice distances between jumps and nice berms
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flag dbendixen (Jun 23, 2017 at 13:34)
 There aren’t lots of “tabletops” so much as there are “long” jumps or hills that you inevitably jump on at higher speeds.
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  • + 1
flag jstanley0 (Sep 4, 2017 at 15:21)
 This trail feels like it'd be a blast once I gain a little more confidence. Today, I found myself reflexively slowing down too much as I approached the large berms, which required me to skid down the loose sand on the inside.

+1 to following the management's "blue square" rating. This trail is now marked this way on the sign at the top.

Oddly, the South Maple Hollow trail, which I rode up to get to this one, is marked blue on this site, but I don't see any reason it shouldn't be green.
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  • + 0
flag wiscobiker (Sep 18, 2017 at 14:31)
 it as absolutely a green trail
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