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Middle Fork Trail

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  5.0 from 4 votes
dblack  Extremely Difficult from 1 vote
Rank: #1 in the Warming Hut Trails area
#5 in WY, #130 Overall
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Trail in the area near Lander,
“A rocky, technical ride in a pristine mountain setting.”
Rio Rose Nyssa Whitford on Jul 12, 2013
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8.613.8 milesKilometers 350’107 m Ascent 9,088’2,770 m High 5% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -2,042’-622 m Descent 7,150’2,179 m Low 18% Max Grade (10°)
Overview
2:24 average time for 12.4 miles. Details

Description
This may be the Lander area's most challenging and technical trail. It can be ridden car to car with a long climb on a pavement/gravel road or be shuttled from one of the lower parking areas to the start of the trail at the Worthen Meadows trailhead Parking area. Most riders shuttle this trail as riding the road adds 9+ miles. The trail is shown starting at the Worthen Meadows Parking lot.

The trail starts with a steep, rocky, technical climb. The climb culminates in a steep, technical, rocky descent before leveling out slightly at Sheep's Bridge. Then the trail follows fast, fun singletrack along the Popo Agie River back to Bruce's Bridge Parking lot. Many riders ride longer travel, more aggressive bikes on this trail.
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COMMENTS
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3.5 (2)
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PHOTOS of Middle Fork Trail
  4.0 from 1 vote
Bottom of the Middle Fork switchbacks. (Lander, WY)
  3.3 from 4 votes
Ripping down toward the falls. (Lander, WY)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Riding along the Popo Agie River. (Lander, WY)
  2.3 from 3 votes
View of the falls. (Lander, WY)