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Wasatch Crest

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 3.7 from 3 votes
  Intermediate/Difficult from 2 votes
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Rank: #22 in Park City
#112 in Utah
#2,830 Overall
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“Classic high altitude singletrack - up there and out there.”
Leslie Kehmeier on Jul 29, 2013
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12.2 Miles 1,149’ Ascent 9,892’ High 5.9% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -2,669’ Descent 7,611’ Low 15.5% Max Grade
Description
Wasatch Crest is one of those routes that satisfies the soul of anyone who like to pedal a bike. It's high alpine with 360 views just about the entire time - you're definitely up there and out there.

The Crest has multiple access points (Big Cottonwood Canyon, Mill Creek Canyon and Park City) - choose your own adventure and level of challenge. Starting from Park City will provide a good dose of moderate climbing and multiple loop options. This makes a good shuttle ride if you start from the top of Guardsman Pass.

Between the Pinecone and the Crest Connector the trail is not overly technical but still provides a handful of challenges. Be prepared for the Fakies, a series of short climbs that punctuate a fun descent.
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4.7 (7)
A superb loop that will challenge the legs and lungs.
near Park City, UT
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Smooth, buffed-out singletrack that ends at a little mountain lake nestled in...
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PHOTOS of Wasatch Crest
 4.0 from 3 votes
Great tour of the Crest! (Alta, UT)
 3.7 from 3 votes
Views from the top of Puke Hill (Wasatch Crest) (Alta, UT)
 3.5 from 4 votes
Looking west at the Wasatch Crest trail from the top of Puke Hill (Alta, UT)
 3.0 from 3 votes
nice gentle approach to a great spot. (East Millcreek, UT)
 3.0 from 3 votes
Nice flowy section. (Alta, UT)
 2.5 from 4 votes
The views are spectacular from the Wasatch Crest (Alta, UT)
 2.3 from 3 votes
Shallow corner in the trail (Alta, UT)
 2.3 from 3 votes
Little jump for the ride down. (Alta, UT)
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