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Porcupine

 3.5 (4)

4.4 Miles 7.1 Kilometers


Singletrack

29' 9 m

Ascent

-1,364' -416 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

8,372' 2,552 m

High

7,036' 2,145 m

Low

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All Clear 23 days ago

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Another (better) up and down ride between Needles lodge (top) and Penny Lane ski run.

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Description

A more exciting, but similar to Needles, way down from Needles Lodge. Excellent scenery through dozens of switchbacks on a mostly hard packed surface with occasional rocky section, loose rocks, and roots.

Follow the signs at several confluences and watch for traffic in both directions. This trail may be a better option for descending than Needles. It has better flow and it's shorter than Needles, with slightly more technical rocky sections.

There are a number of stream crossings in early spring.

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Oct 9, 2016
Michelle Clark-Conley
No need for a DH bike here. Lift access XC trails, still some peddling.
Jun 21, 2015
The Duke of Earl Grey
Jun 16, 2013
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  3.5 from 4 votes

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#405

in Utah

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