1.5 miles
Distance
-542 ft
Descent
00:06:12
Avg time
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Vertigo Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Corner Canyon
    Draper, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (7 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    May - Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #157 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
  • 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.

The trail should be considered intermediate. Though it can be fairly easily rolled down, some beginners will have a tough time navigating the many berms at low speed. Additionally, there is a lot of fast traffic on this trail, so without high awareness and nominal speed you could put yourself and others at danger by hanging out to long around a blind corner or other obstacle with low visibility on the other side. Don't let this deter you from riding this excellent trail just be aware of the potential hazards, and if it's your first time, go during a slow time (i.e. not mornings or holiday weekends).

Disclaimer

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

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Vertigo mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -542 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,673 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,214 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,214 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,673 ft
  • Grade
    -6.631%
  • Grade max
    -23.802%
  • Grade min
    7.578%
  • Distance climb
    594 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    323 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:42
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Status:
on May 4, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.5 (62 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Vertigo Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 259 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,208 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 10,660 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Vertigo, Levitate, and Maple Hollow DH Loop
      17 miles

      31 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      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
      mkb5150 (Nov 8, 2016 at 9:24)
       Vertigo, according to Draper Parks & Rec
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      • + 2
      todd Mod Trailforks (Nov 8, 2016 at 13:37)
       Yep, I verified before I added the trail
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      • + 1
      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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      • + 1
      dvbwn (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
      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
      mkb5150 (Nov 8, 2016 at 13:48)
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      • + 1
      todd Mod Trailforks (Nov 9, 2016 at 14:21)
       It's Open, Yeah!!!
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      • + 1
      Jflan26 (Nov 9, 2016 at 14:25)
       Have you ridden it?
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      • + 1
      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.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      willfox747 (Nov 15, 2016 at 10:12)
       Why isn't this a green trail? Just curious.
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      • + 1
      todd Mod Trailforks (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
      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
      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
      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
      todd Mod Trailforks (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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      • + 2
      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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      • + 1
      todd Mod Trailforks (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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      • + 0
      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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      • + 0
      gnarlysipes (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
      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
      wiscobiker (Sep 18, 2017 at 14:31)
       it as absolutely a green trail
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      • + 0
      jonathanwoahn (Jun 2, 2018 at 8:28)
       Amazing trail! Well taken care of, and you can hit those germs at full speed with confidence. Can’t wait to ride it again!
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      • + 0
      Jensenary (May 6, 2019 at 9:53)
       Hopefully the parks crew will open up the trails today 5/6/19 make sure to check before going down, officer giving out tickets to riders not abiding closed trails.
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      • + 0
      Kirch3b21 (Jun 5, 2019 at 17:51)
       It’s vertigo. Hindenburg is the upper section of it
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      • + 0
      Sloancpa (Jun 5, 2020 at 21:48)
       Washboard on a lot of this trail. It needs some smoothing. Was a great trail until a few months ago.
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      • + 0
      AdamPanc (Jun 9, 2020 at 15:02)
       All downhill trails are closed in this area as of 6/9/20.
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      • + 0
      bluerockutah (Jun 19, 2020 at 14:29)
       Crews are adding jumps but the trail is still open. Lots of washboard. Hopefully they smooth it out.
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      • + 0
      nodnarbm (Jun 20, 2020 at 22:31)
       With so many new riders going slow on this trail, the brake bumps have gotten really bad to point of it ruining the flow through a large part of the trail.
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      • + 0
      nodnarbm (Jun 20, 2020 at 22:34)
       With so many new riders going slow down Vertigo, the brake bumps have gotten pretty bad through much of the trail. It has ruined the flow in some parts. Luckily it looks like it’s due for a refresh.
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      • + 1
      Austin014 (Oct 29, 2020 at 14:13)
       As of late summer 2020 there are three distinct forks in the trail that take you to optional jump lines. Very straightforward tabletops with simple speeds. Probably one of the best jump lines for a newer rider to learn on.
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