11.3 miles
Distance
2,135 ft
Climb
-2,965 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Usually referred to just as "Mail Cabin", this route is usually shuttled to avoid pavement pedaling. It's a blast: after a stiff climb up Mail Cabin, the rolling Mikesell ridge offers great views and wildflower meadows. The final descent to Mike Harris down Mikesell Canyon is a blast, with some fun maneuvers.

Detailed Description
Mail Cabin (Shuttle Loop) is a 11 mile popular expert route located near Victor Idaho. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 2,135 ft with a max elevation of 8,881 ft then descends -2,965 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    119
More Stats for Mail Cabin (Shuttle Loop) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -831 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,501 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,332 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,503 ft
  • Grade
    -1.4%
  • Grade max
    -59.7%
  • Grade min
    41.3%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 5 (4 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Mikesell
Jul 11, 2022 @ 3:36pm
Jul 11, 2022
Mail Cabin
Jul 11, 2022 @ 3:35pm
Jul 11, 2022
All clear!
Mikesell Canyon
Jun 27, 2022 @ 2:40pm
Jun 27, 2022
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