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Big Mountain Trail

 4.5 (4)

6.1 Miles 9.9 Kilometers


Singletrack

2' 1 m

Ascent

-2,364' -720 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

10,840' 3,304 m

High

8,478' 2,584 m

Low

Shared By Allen Tanner

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All Clear 18 days ago
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A downhill-only descent from Hidden Peak through the entirety of the Snowbird Resort.

Allen Tanner

Dogs No Dogs

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Access to this trail is via the Hidden Peak Tram (tram MTB ticket required). This is a downhill-only trail.

For up-to-date trail and weather information visit snowbird.com.

*Helmets are required. A waiver is required (parent/guardian must sign waiver for minors (under 18 years)). All activities, lift openings, terrain access, and hours of operation are conditions permitting and may change at any time. Trail rules apply to all trails.

Description

**Downhill-only trail**

The Big Mountain Trail drops 2,400 vertical feet with a 7% average grade. It offers wide-open straightaways, tight forested turns, small earthen tabletops, wooden bridges and amazing down-canyon views. Very little pedaling required.

From the tram access, the trail descends a scree-filled doubletrack trail in a series of steep switchbacks. Views from the top are breathtaking. After about two miles, the trail passes through mountain meadows, over several wooden bridges, then down another set of switchbacks through the pines. Alternative b-lines make the ride interesting.

The trail passes over Rothman Way, and intersects with Mid-Way Trail. Mid-Way Trail can be taken down the rest of the way, or alternatively Baby Thunder Trail can be taken down to the bottom of the park.

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  4.5 from 4 votes

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I would call this an endurance dh or endurance enduro ride. Lots of work on the berms and this trail is riding nicely right now. End the day with a ride down to White Pine and then hop on the LCC Quarry trail for a 5000+ ft descent! Aug 25, 2017
Jason Shumaker 1
Salt Lake City, Utah
Jason Shumaker 1   Salt Lake City, Utah
DH only after 11am. Uphill traffic is permitted before 11am. Aug 28, 2017

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