3 miles
Distance
406 ft
Climb
-753 ft
Descent
00:33:26
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Wasatch Crest (South) Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Park City
    Park City, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #99 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking

Great trail, with amazing views, but may see a lot of traffic. Sections have the tendency to get rutted out. Technically you can go both directions but everyone typically starts from Guardsman and either drops down Desolation or continues to Mill Canyon or Ridgeline Connector

More Stats for Wasatch Crest (South) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -347 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,551 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,898 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,898 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,551 ft
  • Grade
    -2.025%
  • Grade max
    -114.383%
  • Grade min
    76.563%
  • Distance climb
    5,251 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    437 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:29:07
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Status:
on Oct 7, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (30 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Directions to wasatch-crest-south trailhead (40.628840, -111.569440)
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      Wasatch Crest... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 9:21am
      Oct 7, 2019
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 12:32pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      Mostly great condition, came through early afternoon and there was some lingering frozen dirt turning to mud near the very top.
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 9:20am
      Sep 26, 2019
      reporter Best dirt of 2019 that I've seen.
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 2:48pm
      Sep 16, 2019
      Sep 2, 2019 @ 8:10am
      Sep 2, 2019
      reporter
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 82 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,558 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,706 rides
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      Photos

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      Oct 4, 2016 @ 9:34pm
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      380 |
      Dec 29, 2014 @ 3:20pm
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      Dec 29, 2014 @ 3:20pm
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      427 |
      Dec 29, 2014 @ 3:20pm
      Dec 29, 2014

      Trail Lists

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag smokingtires (Jun 7, 2018 at 10:11)
       This is a decent trail but is not good enough to deserve all the over-driven hype it seems to get. The views are amazing. The riding is mediocre.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Mgripsbig (Sep 14, 2019 at 6:44)
       I love to ride all kinds of trails. But this one is my favorite. Went up there last week with a bunch of friends. We were all blown away by how cool this ride was! The top views can’t be beat. Some fun technical rocky parts and the down hill is super fun and flowing. Amazing Utah trail!
      [Reply]

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