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East Miller Trail #2202

 2.0 (1)

4.0 Miles 6.4 Kilometers


Singletrack

19' 6 m

Ascent

-1,502' -458 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

9,094' 2,772 m

High

7,606' 2,318 m

Low

Shared By Eric Gardey

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A seldom used backcountry singletrack with great potential.

Eric Gardey

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All White River National Forest trails are closed to bikes between November 23 and May 22.

Description

East Miller can be accessed from the upper end by Bar H-L road (FR211) approximately five miles west of Triangle Park. There is no formal trailhead on the upper end.

Signed ATV Trail 2211 takes off to the north. Follow this for 0.5 miles and you'll see a sign for East Miller veering off to the left. The carsonite post has the trail number (2202) but no name. The trail is faint at this point. If accessing the trail from the bottom, follow FS East Miller Road #215.1 until it dead ends at the signed trailhead.

From the top, after you turn onto East Miller, the trail passes through open country high up in the Flattops. As the trail heads down into the drainage it is at times hard to follow. Just keep heading down the drainage. As you reach the main East Miller Creek drainage, the trail will become more distinct. After this point, there are no trail intersections until you reach the trailhead.

The trail varies from bumpy and indistinct in the sunnier areas to really nice tread through the timbered areas. As the trail is not ridden often, expect some downed trees. The creek is crossed several times so you'll probably get wet shoes. Don't expect a fast, flowing singletrack descent. The trail is really a backcountry adventure ride. With more riders and some maintenance this could be a gem.

There are several options to turn this into a loop ride. The shortest is probably to take Wear Park Road (FR214) back up to the top. Wear Park Road is reached by following East Miller Road downhill for 1.7 miles. Wear Park will go off to your right. The first several miles are steep. It eases off after that. It is a total of ten miles back to your starting point.

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Jun 10, 2016
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