For those cyclists who've felt the thrill of Northern Skyline, Ogden's newest trail adventure awaits. A path that demands resilience, offers panoramic views, and promises a heart-pounding descent, it's a journey for the bravehearted.
Matching its counterpart, the Northern Skyline, this trail is not for the faint of heart. The trail demands rigorous climbs, totaling over 3,000 vertical feet for those who venture the entirety of the trail. However, the reward is the less steep gradient and smoother surface compared to the Northern Skyline. As cyclists embark on this adventure, they are treated to mesmerizing views of Mt Ogden and the Snowbasin ski area. Upon reaching the ridge, an expansive view of the Wasatch range and the surrounding valleys greet the eye. Here, multiple options unfurl — further climbs leading to several peaks. As with any journey, it's advisable to turn back once exhaustion starts to creep in.For those who carry an unyielding spirit and thirst for more, an ultra-epic route suggests dropping to the North Ogden Divide, then forging ahead to the Northern Skyline trail, reaching Ben Lomond summit. From there, a breathtaking descent awaits, either via the Northern Skyline Trail or the Ben Lomond trail, eventually looping back to the starting point.Directions: Cyclists are advised to consult the map for precise location details.
Ogden, Utah, serves up yet another thrilling cycling trail for the daring. Combining the rigors of steep climbs with the allure of breathtaking views, this is a path that promises both challenge and reward. Remember, it's not just about the destination, but the journey. And this one? It's nothing short of epic.