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Mid Mountain Trail

 4.2 (17)

21.9 Miles 35.2 Kilometers


Singletrack

1,753' 534 m

Ascent

-1,952' -595 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

8,491' 2,588 m

High

7,859' 2,395 m

Low

Shared By Michael Ahnemann

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A favorite trail showcasing Wasatch singletrack - part of an IMBA Epic!

Michael Ahnemann

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Description

The Mid Mountain Trail feature classic Wasatch singletrack with lots of climbing, descending and ridge-top riding through aspen and pine forests. Be sure to give yourself a bit of time to acclimate before this ride, as the trail sits around 8,000 feet above sea level.

You can access this trail from a few different locations. A particularly nice place to begin the ride is from Park City Mountain Resort, climbing up the Spiro trail. You can also start at the bottom of Mid Mountain trail, in Deer Valley at Silver Lake Village.

Either way, you'll encounter truly extraordinary views of the area as you make your way along the Mid Mountain Trail. There's significant climbing to get up to the trail no matter where you start, but the Deer Valley access and the Spiro Trail climb are both manageable and gradual, not straight up and down.

Mid Mountain Trail is beautiful singletrack through a combination of deep forest, brief passes through open meadows, and along a ridge line. There's a bit of climbing as you make your way north, but nothing brutal. There are also some rocky sections along the way, but again, nothing too technical for an intermediate rider - just enough to keep things interesting. You'll also stay interested with periodic beautiful views out over Park City. You're also likely to see wildflowers and aspen groves along the way.

At the north end of the trail, you'll have more options to choose from. Most riders will find their way down into Canyons Resort, then ride the paved Olympic Trail back towards Park City. There are multiple singletrack options leading in Canyons - one is described in the featured ride: Mid Mountain Loop - IMBA Epic.

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Sep 17, 2018
David Jordan
Sep 6, 2018
Sean Dullum
Rode from the Montage resort to red lake lodge. This trail is easy up to where pine cone splits then it’s rocky. Not difficult. Beautiful forest vi… 28mi
Aug 25, 2018
Kristen Keravich
Aug 17, 2018
Julienne Frederico
Aug 11, 2018
Amy McClintock
Began at Silver Lake Lodge. Finished down Ambush to Holly. — 4h 30m
Aug 7, 2018
Lu Chin
Jul 29, 2018
Dave Reed
Gtg 10mi
Jul 7, 2018
Lost Justpastnowhere

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Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 17 votes

#3

in Park City

#525

Overall
  4.2 from 17 votes
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#3

in Park City

#56

in Utah

#525

Overall
831 Views Last Month
12,139 Since Jul 25, 2013
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David Oppenheimer
San Francisco, CA
David Oppenheimer   San Francisco, CA
Hey Michael, thanks for posting that awesome trail. But maybe next time you should actually ride the trail, instead of stealing the GPX track from UtahMountainBiking.com. Besides the tracks being an exact match, this path uses the IronMan/Goldfinger Cut in the middle, not Mid-Mountain. Aug 4, 2014

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