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John's Trail

Consensus:    (details)
 4.0 from 4 votes
black  Difficult from 2 votes
Rank: #14 in the Park City area
#78 in UT, #2,148 Overall
Views: 335. Last 30 days: 41
Yellow
Condition:
Oct 2 Yellow - Muddy spots, nothing dry.
Trail in the area near Park City,
“Nonstop tight skinny switchbacks - stay focused!”
Nick Wilder on Aug 3, 2013
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1.72.7 milesKilometers 69’21 m Ascent 8,236’2,510 m High 7% Avg Grade (4°)
Singletrack Type -537’-164 m Descent 7,718’2,352 m Low 15% Max Grade (9°)
Description
From the top of the Town Lift, head uphill for just a tiny bit, then begin a twisty, tight, non-stop descent that feels like you're in deep forest the whole time. The trail is all singletrack, with roots, narrow tree openings, and tight turns, but it's not really very difficult. With all these challenges, and so many switchbacks across the fall line, you go quite slow - you never really get any speed and the trail's 1.7 miles takes a long time. It's a hell of a lot of fun!

It's suitable for intermediates willing to go slow, or wanting to push their limits just a bit.

You'll frequently get near the historic towers that supported the ore mining carts.
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PHOTOS of John's Trail
 3.0 from 3 votes
Beautiful flow on this trail trending downhill through lush forest. (Park City, UT)
 3.0 from 3 votes
Riding through a sea of green and white. (Park City, UT)
 3.0 from 3 votes
Great view of the back side of Park City from the end of John's Trail he... (Park City, UT)
 3.0 from 2 votes
Sun setting in the aspens (Park City, UT)
 2.3 from 3 votes
Tricky turn that can be easily missed on John's. (Park City, UT)
 2.3 from 3 votes
A pretty, forested section near the start of John's Trail. (Park City, UT)
 2.3 from 3 votes
Awesome view of Park City and parts of Deer Valley from near the end of ... (Park City, UT)
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