19.2 miles
2,457 ft
-2,459 ft
2 miles
High Point

You have between x and x to do the course. Do it as many times as you would like, we will use your fastest time.

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One lap:
Start on Pole Creek, from Happy Jack trailhead, headed right as you face the ski hill,
Left and stay left on and through Blackjack,
Left on Alder,
Left on Middle Aspen,
Right on Aspen,
Straight on Roller Coaster,
Left on Alder,
Left on Meadow,
Second Right Upper UW Loop,
Left out to cattle guard at Headquarters,
Right on Headquarters,
Left around trailhead and onto Crow Creek,
Do your best to find a decent meadow crossing, then right on Crow Creek,
Follow Crow Creek counterclockwise staying on the summer trail,
Stay right near the top of the climb to get back to Headquarters,
Right on Headquarters,
Right on Overlook,
Headquarters to Far East end,
Left on Headquarters road,
Left on Hooch Trail,
Left on Death Crotch,
Right on Summit Loop,
Right on Summit Trail,
Right on Haunted Forest,
Left on Old Happy Jack Road,
Left into Pole Creek Campground,
Straight onto Pole Creek,
Finish at Happy Jack Trailhead.

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This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

Detailed Description
BikeNet 2020 Race 2 - Happy Jack is a 19 mile intermediate unsanctioned race route located near Laramie Wyoming. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 16 trails. This route climbs 2,457 ft with a max elevation of 8,944 ft then descends -2,459 ft.

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More Stats for BikeNet 2020 Race 2 - Happy Jack mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 41 min
  • Altitude min
    8,157 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,351 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,350 ft
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  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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