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  • Guardsman Pass (Midway)
  • ​Guardsman Pass (Park City)
  • Little Cottonwood Canyon
  • Big Cottonwood Canyon
  • Empire Pass (Midway)
  • Empire Pass (Park City)

From Midway

From Park City

Empire Pass From Midway

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Empire Pass Summit from Park City side 

Start - Park City 

Empire Pass Summit from Midway

Start - Midway, UT side  (click and drag map; double click to move forward)

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From Midway Side

​  ​​ From Park City Side

From Midway, UT.  Hover cursor over segment slices, below, for exact grade of a particular segment.  Note - this Strava route begins IN the town of Midway, about 2 miles from our start at the intersection of Pine Canyon and Warm Springs Road.

Cycling and Climbing Utah 

 Empire Pass From Midway and Park City

Stats


                                                   From Midway      From Park City


  • Distance:                          7.9 miles                  4.7

  • Beginning elevation:     5,762'                        7,048

  • Ending elevation:          8,970'                         8,970

  • Elevation gained:         3,211'                         1,927

  • Average Grade:            7.9%                           6.5%

  • Fiets Index:                   9.03                             6.26
                     
  • Location:  
    • From Midway:  Climb begins at the intersection of Warm Springs and Pine Canyon Roads about 2 miles north of Midway, Utah and 54 miles south east of Salt Lake City International Airport (40.53862, -111.48375 latitude/longitude).
    • From Park City:  From the roundabout  at the south end of town on Marsac Ave (Hwy 224) at 40.64523, -111.49473 latitude/longitude.