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|Squaw Peak Circles
The Squaw Peak Circles are narrow singletrack trails on forested slope at the mouth of Provo Canyon. The trails form a network on the hillside along the course of the Squaw Peak Road as it climbs to the Overlook. The trails upper-intermediate in technical difficulty, with a riding season of June through September. The trails lie in a zone from 5300 to 6300 feet in elevation on a north-facing slope.
Trail connections, alignment, and conditions will change. Use this guide at your own risk. UtahMountainBiking.com 2016.
|Riding notes from lower parking:
0.0 Trail far east uphill end
N40 19.393 W111 37.957
0.2 Cross trail, keep uphill
N40 19.276 W111 37.886
0.5 R on BST N40 19.116 W111 37.815
0.55 L on connector trail
N40 19.124 W111 37.868
0.9 L to enter big circle N40 18.902 W111 37.682
1.1 Fork L (R = short circuit)
N40 18.852 W111 37.696
1.3 Fork R (L = over to Luna's)
N40 18.751 W111 37.756
1.7 Keep R uphill (top of circle!)
N40 18.687 W111 37.609
1.9 Fork L (R = over to road)
N40 18.604 W111 37.617
2.5 L on paved road N40 18.478 W111 37.641
|2.55 R on DT to ST N40 18.476 W111 37.617
2.6 Keep straight N40 18.441 W111 37.644
3.0 Back at crossing from 2.6, fork L
N40 18.441 W111 37.644
3.1 L on road 100 ft, then R on ST (retracing)
N40 18.478 W111 37.641
3.9 Fork R for east side of circle
N40 18.687 W111 37.609
4.6 Fork L (R = Pole Canyon connector)
N40 18.891 W111 37.460
5.0 Keep R (L = short circuit)
N40 18.897 W111 37.590
5.1 End circle, go R N40 18.902 W111 37.682
5.5 Back at BST, go R N40 19.124 W111 37.868
200 feet, then L off BST N40 19.116 W111 37.815
5.8 Keep straight N40 19.276 W111 37.886
6.0 Back at parking
Lower Squaw Peak Road TH: On US-189 eastbound about a mile up the canyon, turn right on the Squaw Peak Road. Drive one mile uphill and turn left into the large parking area. Return to the road for a pavement climb, or find singletrack at the uphill east end. N40 19.393 W111 37.956
Luna's entry: 2.7 miles up the Squaw Peak Road, spot a gravel shoulder on the left. Luna's drops down there. The connector trail forks immediately to the right.
Middle entry: At 2.9 uphill, the road turns right with gravel shoulder on the left. The trail enters between the boulders.
Upper trail entry: At mile 3.6 there's a doubletrack on the right. It's blocked by large boulders, with the trail entry between them. The downhill trail is across the road 100 feet back down the pavement.
BST Nunn's Park TH: Eastbound in Provo Canyon on US-189, go two miles up Provo Canyon to the Nunns Park exit and turn right into the parking lot. Pedal uphill on paved trail, then turn right on the BST singletrack N40 20.280 W111 36.475.