Barrel Roll Lollipop

 15 votes

7.9 Miles 12.7 Kilometers

95%

Singletrack

798' 243 m

Ascent

-799' -243 m

Descent

3,452' 1,052 m

High

2,832' 863 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

Unknown

3,452' 1,052 m

High

2,832' 863 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

Purpose built mountain bike singletrack with great views.

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Overview

Very fun trail with lots of singletrack, easy climbs, good switchbacks, one short advanced technical section, and fast roller coaster descents. This trail can be ridden in either direction, but clockwise is the most fun.

Need To Know

The main parking area at Sand Cove trailhead is located up a rough road that should only be attempted with high clearance vehicles. Most people park just off the paved road and ride the singletrack up to this trailhead. There is a good map at the Sand Cove trailhead showing all of the trails in the network. Barrel Roll is the most popular.

Description

Begin by parking off Gates Lane in Santa Clara, Utah. Look for the singletrack trail heading south up the hill. Hop on this trail and start climbing. You'll eventually pass a water tank, after which the trail levels out and continues until it T's at a dirt road. Take a right and head up the road, where you'll quickly see the parking area for the Cove Wash trailhead on your left.

From the Sand Cove trailhead head west onto the Barrel Roll singletrack. Clockwise is the best way to ride this loop. There are several intersections with other trails in the network, but they are well marked. It is easy to find your way around this loop. Precipice, and Sidewinder are two short extension that you can easily add to this loop. Take a look at the map at the trailhead and decide for yourself. They are a little harder than the main Barrel Roll trail, but fun.

At about 3 miles (ridden clockwise) the trail drops into a short technical section that demands advanced riding skills. It's fun, but walk it if it's above your skill level.

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May 14, 2016
Patrick Orton
Apr 2, 2016
Carlos Acevedo
Great ride for any level — 5h 00m
Jan 28, 2016
Mike Sylvester
Greta dirt due to recent snow/rain
Jan 23, 2016
ben ruiz
1h 53m
Oct 21, 2015
Joe Dobrowolski
Jul 2, 2015
andy hill
Apr 18, 2015
jennifer garner
Walked the technicals. Loved the rest — 1h 55m
Apr 5, 2015
Peggy Pruchnicki

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  4.3 from 15 votes

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in Santa Clara

#156

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in Utah

#156

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