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Gap Bypass

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.4 mile 0.6 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 52' 16 m
Descent: -6' -2 m
High: 7,326' 2,233 m
Low: 7,280' 2,219 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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A contouring hillside trail with views of Bald Mountain and the lakes of Frog Valley.

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Description

The navigation on this hillside behind the lodging lining Deer Valley Drive East can be confusing at first, mostly due to multiple junctions, similar trail names, and signposts that label trails in addition to giving directions to neighboring trails. Gap Bypass trail is so named on the paper summer trail maps, but is not given this name on the trailside signposts.

Gap Bypass trail leaves from Finn's connector and traverses around the scrub covered hillside. The gentle uphill ends at the Deer Crest neighborhood guardhouse on McKinley Gap Road. Enjoy views of the ski runs on Bald Mountain as well as down to the lakes of Frog Valley. This dry trail does not provide much shade but scattered wildflowers appear instead. The trail surface is packed dirt with some small loose rocks.

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#24

in Deer Valley

#27352

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#24

in Deer Valley

#805

in Utah

#27,352

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Photos

Wildflowers at the trail junction
Aug 5, 2014 near Park City, UT
Scattered wildflowers on Mid Gap Trail
Aug 5, 2014 near Park City, UT
Snow Park Lodge base area from the Mid Gap Trail
Aug 5, 2014 near Park City, UT
View of the lakes and paths in Frog Valley
Aug 5, 2014 near Park City, UT
Trail runners on Gap Bypass
Aug 5, 2014 near Park City, UT

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