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Empire Pass Summit from Midway​

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

Background photo - U.S. #5 Pikes Peak CO.

Route Color Code

  • 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

Empire Pass Summit from Park City side 

Start - Park City 

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


                                                   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.