The Mid Mountain Trails 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 start the ride from a few different locations on the Mid Mountain loop. A particularly nice place to begin the ride is at Silver Lake at Deer Valley Resort. You will encounter truly extraordinary views of the area as you make your way around the Mid Mountain loop.
From Deer Valley, climb the Spiro Trail and ascend some moderate rocky sections. After a brief stint on the Powerline Trail you will be on the Mid Mountain loop. Both intermediate and advanced riders will find this trail challenging and exciting. It offers amazing views and lots of high-altitude climbing. Summer brings beautiful wildflowers and fall displays aspens in brilliant color. Bottom line: this ride is spectacular.
Location: Mid Mountain Trails, Park City, Utah
Directions: You can access the trail from many different locations. Check the map below for directions to your desired trailhead.
Best Season: Summer and fall
Camping: Hidden Haven Campground
Epic Ride Length: 20-25 miles
Altitude: 7,800-8,300 feet
Terrain: Some of the Rocky Mountain's best riding!
Host Club: Mountain Trails Foundation
This ride is truly an epic ride and should be ridden by all before you check out. Be sure to ride with the best of friends and there will be only good vibes to be remembered. The trail is pure riding nirvana as the trail has a fine mixture of technical, bombing runs and mellow beautiful cross country riding. Bring a camera as the views are awesome to take in. After the ride, go to Park City as there is a strip mall area with a killer Mexican restaurant called El Chubasco. The combination of the ride with a killer mondo burrito and a variety of at least 10 types of salsas will surely satisfy.
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