30 miles
Distance
3,999 ft
Climb
-5,997 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

2018 IES Pocatello Pedalfest PRO / EXPERT / SPORT

COME ONE, COME ALL to the first round of the 2018 Idaho Enduro Series Pocatello Pedalfest Enduro. We are VERY excited to be kicking off our 2018 season with all of you! We have a great course this year, featuring a BRAND NEW stage (Crestline). It is going to be an AMAZING season!

Meeting location - the race will start and end at GIBSON JACK TRAILHEAD. Please DO NOT head up to Scout Mountain Campground.

Gibson Jack Trailhead
9812 Gibson Jack Rd, Pocatello, ID 83204
https://goo.gl/maps/mRAJdDL6DvH2


The Course:

Stage 1)
Crestline DH - brand new in 2018, this stage starts high on scout mountain and descends quickly through some of the most breathtaking scenery this side of the Mississippi. But dont let your eyes wander too much, we have a technical high speed trail to get down!
Riders will transition back up the road past the campground, heading to stage 2.

Stage 2)
Upper Valve House DH - are you ready for another screaming fast descent!? This partial single track / partial jeep road should not be taken lightly, its a real burner! Watch for that rock section at the top, what a great way to start stage 2. Pedal hard on the straights and put that head down as you whizz towards the finish.
Riders will have a quick transition down to Windango

Stage 3)
Windago DH - Slightly more pedally than the first 2 stages, Windago promises to get that heart rate going! Some great flow can be found as you descend through the forest along a beautiful creek. Keep your eyes on the trail! You are racing after all!
Riders will transition down the road, watching for West Fork Mink Creek trail on their left.

Stage 4)
Gibson Jack - once considered a top 10 descent in Idaho by local Enduro rider, Tucker Jockham, this trail is one of the crown Jewels of SE Idaho. This stage has it all, technical rock laiden singletrack, buttery smooth flowy bits, and mash those pedal flat sections. You better leave everything you have on the course because this is the LAST stage of the first stop in our 2018 series. Head down to the parking lot, collect your medal, grab a beer and congratulate your fellow riders!!! Meet someone new!

Thanks for reading and we will see you out there folks!!!

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Route Sections

1 Stage 1 - Crestline DH
2 Stage 2 - Upper Valve House DH
3 Stage 3 - Windago DH
4 Stage 4 - Gibson DH

Trails in Route

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for 2018 IES Pocatello Pedalfest PRO / EXPERT / SPORT mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,468 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,125 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,593 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,125 ft
  • Grade
    -0.849%
  • Grade max
    -55.896%
  • Grade min
    37.695%
  • Distance climb
    15 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Windago
Jun 23, 2018 @ 8:29pm
Jun 23, 2018
All clear.
East Fork Mink Creek
Jun 9, 2018 @ 8:34am
Jun 9, 2018
Crestline
Jun 6, 2018 @ 9:26pm
Jun 6, 2018
A bit overgrown in places, and snow crossings.
Gibson Jack
Jun 2, 2018 @ 8:19pm
Jun 2, 2018
Dry. Brush is encroaching in places.
Elk Meadows
May 28, 2018 @ 5:18pm
May 28, 2018
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