10 miles
Distance
1,789 ft
Climb
-2,094 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

A Teton classic. This route can be ridden in either direction. Some route-finding may be necessary on the Mosquito Creek trail. Please be aware of potential uphil hiking and biking traffic on the Mosquito Creek trail. Finish the ride back to Wilson and hitchhike to the top of Teton Pass.

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Trails in Route

Mail Cabin4 miles
Mikesell2 miles
Mosquito Creek4 miles

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Mail Cabin to Mosquito mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -305 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,016 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,353 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,047 ft
  • Grade
    -0.6%
  • Grade max
    -55.1%
  • Grade min
    65.4%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,707 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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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.
      Mosquito Creek
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 7:13am
      Aug 23, 2019
      Backcountry great! Minor debris on trail in spots but, nothing that will get you off the bike. reporter
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