18 miles
Distance
2,543 ft
Climb
-4,536 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

9 miles of cross-country ride along the Continental Divide Trail singletrack followed by 8 miles of descending back to the Lemhi Valley.

As this is a big shuttle, an out-and-back from either Bannock Pass or the Microwave Towers to Goat Mountain is another great way to ride this section.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for CDT - Little Eightmile mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,992 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,690 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,683 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,690 ft
  • Grade
    -2.099%
  • Grade max
    -34.869%
  • Grade min
    27.022%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
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  • Prevalent Mud
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      CDT Bannock Pass part 1
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      CDT Bannock Pass part 2
      CDT Bannock Pass part 2
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      Oct 4, 2018
      Ride north of Bannock Pass on CDT

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      CDT (Bannock Pass-Goat Mtn)
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 2:46pm
      Sep 15, 2018
      fun as an out and back
      Little 8 Mile Creek
      Jun 18, 2017 @ 8:13am
      Jun 18, 2017
      Trail is in great shape.
      Little 8 Mile (303)
      Jul 23, 2015 @ 11:53pm
      Jul 23, 2015
      Road 012
      Jul 23, 2015 @ 11:53pm
      Jul 23, 2015
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