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The Mercer Hollow trail lies on the southern slope of Traverse Mountain in a shallow valley called Mercer Hollow. It's two miles in length with 1.1 miles of singletrack. This ride starts on Eagle Crest via the Maple Hollow trailhead, descends Mercer Hollow, then climbs back via Maple Hollow South. It's 7.5 miles with 1000 vertical feet of climbing.
Trail alignment, condition, and connections will change. Use this guide at your own risk. UtahMountainBiking.com 2016.
|Riding notes, clockwise south side loop
from Maple Hollow TH:
0.0 L south downhill to underpass
N40 28.542 W111 51.056
0.1 L on Eagle Crest N40 28.489 W111 50.993
0.3 Keep R (L = to road) N40 28.519 W111 50.824
0.5 Keep L (R = Maple Hollow connector)
N40 28.394 W111 50.715
1.0 L uphill on DT N40 28.350 W111 50.255
100 ft R on ST
1.2 Skirt trailhead fence to south end
N40 28.354 W111 50.174
2.5 Suncrest Drive, cross N40 28.692 W111 49.402
Uphill 150 feet, L singletrack Mercer Hollow
N40 28.726 W111 49.453
3.6 Cross cindered DT to DT southbound
N40 28.347 W111 49.257
|4.6 R on Suncrest Drive N40 27.694 W111 49.095
4.8 L to Brooklings Drive N40 27.696 W111 49.329
5.4 1st L uphill (Acre Lane)
N40 27.610 W111 49.915
200 feet then L on Brookside Dr.
5.7 L onto ST Maple Hollow South
N40 27.726 W111 50.220
6.4 R uphill (L = down to DT and dam)
N40 28.042 W111 50.588
6.8 R (L = old descending trail)
N40 28.291 W111 50.758
6.9 L on South Maple Hollow (R = connector)
N40 28.360 W111 50.718
7.4 Straight and through underpass
7.5 Back at parking
|Getting there: From I-15
in Salt Lake City, take the Bluffdale exit and head east on Highland Drive
toward the mountains. As you reach the traffic light at the top of the
hill, about 3/4 mile after leaving the freeway, turn right on Traverse
Ridge Road. Drive about two miles up to the top of the mountain to the
From Utah County, get on the Timpanogos Highway. At the Lehi-Highland border, go north on Highland Blvd at the big stop light east of Smiths. This will become Suncrest Drive as it enters Draper. Climb to the stop sign at the top of the hill.
Deer Ridge (Maple Hollow) trailhead: At the stop sign in Suncrest, get on Deer Ridge Drive (right turn from SLC, straight from Utah Co). Go 0.9 miles. Just before the road crosses a bridge, turn right onto Elk Glen Drive and immediately turn left to park at the small picnic area.
Eagle Crest trailhead: From the hill-top stop sign above, go south on Traverse Ridge Road (straight from SLC, left turn from Utah Co). To to the end of the road and park.