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|Vertigo Trail - Eagle Crest Downhill Flow Trail
The Vertigo trail is a one-way downhill flow trail connecting Eagle Crest to the bottom of South Maple Hollow. It can be shuttled, or ridden as a loop using either South Maple Hollow or Mercer Hollow as climbing trails. It's 1.7 miles long with 500 feet of descent. The track is intermediate in tech requirement, but can be done by experienced beginners.
Trail conditions, connections, and alignments will change. Use this guide at your own risk. UtahMountainBiking 2016
|Riding notes, loop with South Maple Hollow
from Eagle Crest:
0.0 West from Eagle Crest trailhead
N40 28.319 W111 50.160
0.1 Veer L on DT, L on Vertigo
N40 28.353 W111 50.251
1.8 Uphill and cross paved road to South Maple Hollow
N40 27.722 W111 50.215
2.3 R uphill (L = down to DT)
N40 28.042 W111 50.591
2.8 R (L = old trail downhill)
N40 28.291 W111 50.756
|3.0 L (R = connector to Eagle
N40 28.360 W111 50.718
3.5 R on Eagle Crest
N40 28.493 W111 50.999
3.8 Keep L (R = connector)
N40 28.397 W111 50.711
4.4 Vertigo vs Eagle Crest to TH
N40 28.353 W111 50.251
4.5 Back at trailhead
|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.
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.
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.
Brookside Drive Trailhead (South Maple Hollow): Brookside Drive turns to the west off Suncrest Drive, just uphill from the Maple Hollow subdivision. This is about a mile uphill from Utah Valley. Drive past the homes and uphill to the end of the road. The South Maple Hollow trail is on the west side of the road. It will take you uphill, where you can connect to the Eagle Crest trail (or cross over the ridge to Ann's Connector).