11 miles
Distance
2,064 ft
Climb
-2,889 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

A Teton classic. Ride this in a clockwise direction. Easy to ride back to Victor from the Mike Harris TH or explore some of the other Southern Valley Trails. July and August are prime time for wildflowers on this amazing loop. Climb is sustainable and Mikesell descent is consistent and fun. A few small root drops to navigate for first-timers.

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Trails in Route

Mail Cabin4 miles
Mikesell3 miles
Mikesell Canyon3 miles

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for Mail Cabin to Mikesell mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -828 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,526 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,353 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,526 ft
  • Grade
    -1.5%
  • Grade max
    -87.3%
  • Grade min
    65.4%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,608 ft
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Mikesell
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 7:13pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      There are a few drifts and a couple downed trees. It the trail for the most part is rideable.
      Mail Cabin
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 7:11pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      Trail is in decent shape.
      Mikesell Canyon
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 4:08pm
      Jun 27, 2020
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