Monte Cristo, Avon Pass, Powder Mountain
Monte Cristo/Hardware Ranch
Ranking among Utah Snowmobile Associations top ten, Monte Cristo offers snowmobilers some of the best trails the State has to offer. Just follow Highway 39 about 15 miles east of Huntsville. Upon arriving at a parking lot, visitors will notice restrooms, gas, food, and plenty of snow.
Come prepared just in case the gas and food are not available. This is a very popular destination for snowmobilers as the trails are well groomed and the views are spectacular. Much of the
63-mile Curtis Creek/Ant Flat trail is on private property so be sure to stay on the trails.
Sinks Trail offers fun hills to climb, beautiful scenery, and fewer people.
If you decide to take the Ant Flat (K) trail you should end up at or near Hardware Ranch. Hardware Ranch is owned and operated by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Thousands of Rocky Mountain Elk use this as their winter grounds so please stay on trails. Once here, you can take sleigh rides out to see the elk. Amenities include: restrooms, hot food, fuel, snowmobile rentals and even overnight cabins for snowmobilers (435-753-6168). Sweet! Bring cash. I read that Hardware ranch doesn't accept credit cards.
A. Curtis Creek 41 miles
B. Sinks Trail 27.5 miles
C. Millie Springs 4.9 miles
K. Ant Flat 14.6 miles
R. Rock Creek 3.8 miles
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The map left highlights three of the main areas used by snowmobile riders. The Avon Pass and Powder Mountain both offer hundreds of acres of beautiful snow. What they don't offer is amenities so go prepared and check conditions.
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