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Trail

7.9 mile 12.7 kilometer loop
95% Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 798' 243 m
Descent: -799' -243 m
High: 3,452' 1,052 m
Low: 2,832' 863 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 15% (8°)

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Trail shared by Kevin Christopherson

Purpose built mountain bike singletrack with great views.

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Overview

Very fun trail with lots of singletrack, easy climbs, good switchbacks, one short advanced technical section, and fast roller coaster descents. This trail can be ridden in either direction, but clockwise is the most fun.

Need to Know

The main parking area at Sand Cove trailhead is located up a rough road that should only be attempted with high clearance vehicles. Most people park just off the paved road and ride the singletrack up to this trailhead. There is a good map at the Sand Cove trailhead showing all of the trails in the network. Barrel Roll is the most popular.

Description

Begin by parking off Gates Lane in Santa Clara, Utah. Look for the singletrack trail heading south up the hill. Hop on this trail and start climbing. You'll eventually pass a water tank, after which the trail levels out and continues until it T's at a dirt road. Take a right and head up the road, where you'll quickly see the parking area for the Cove Wash trailhead on your left.

From the Sand Cove trailhead head west onto the Barrel Roll singletrack. Clockwise is the best way to ride this loop. There are several intersections with other trails in the network, but they are well marked. It is easy to find your way around this loop. Precipice, and Sidewinder are two short extension that you can easily add to this loop. Take a look at the map at the trailhead and decide for yourself. They are a little harder than the main Barrel Roll trail, but fun.

At about 3 miles (ridden clockwise) the trail drops into a short technical section that demands advanced riding skills. It's fun, but walk it if it's above your skill level.

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Jun 9, 2019
Brandon Payne
May 30, 2019
Karin Ohman
7.9mi
Apr 19, 2019
Susan Stringfellow
Apr 17, 2019
Tim Bradshaw
Mar 28, 2019
Anne Bo
top half more difficult than bottom
Mar 15, 2019
Joe Zelman
Mar 11, 2019
Courtney McDaniel
We went the wrong way, next time maybe try it clockwise! 7.9mi — 3h 30m
Feb 10, 2019
Cassie Finkbeiner

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#25

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#227

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