14 miles
Distance
3,283 ft
Climb
-3,223 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point
This route is archived

Course descriptions and exact start/finish points are subject to change prior to race day at discretion of MES and JMHR staff.

August 18 – Jackson Hole. Home of the world’s preeminent Research in the field of Teton Gravity and recent recipient of the X Games Real Mountain 2017 award. Y’all are going to be riding some rad trails, and bonus: The MES is delivering the southeastern perspective on those Tetons that we’ve annexed into Montana.

Course Description:
Transfer 1: Ascend the Teewinot Lift, turn right off top of lift and drop down Lower Teewinot dirt road to begin ascent of South Pass Traverse mountain road to top of Sweetwater Gondola/Casper Restaurant.

STAGE 1: Start at top of Hoback Trail. Continue for 1.05 miles to junction with Wildflower Trail, stay right and continue on Hoback Trail heading south. At 2.35 miles reach south end of Hobacks, switchback left and stay high continuing on Hoback trail to north. At 3.05 miles pass junction with Lower Face Loop and stay left on Hoback Trail continuing north. At 3.35 miles junction with mountain road at top of Union Pass Lift, prior to junction take sharp right down Lower Face Loop trail. Finish at Union Pass Traverse at 3.6 miles.

Transfer 2: From finish of Stage 1 head north and climb up Way Home dirt access road under Union Pass Lift to top of Union Pass Lift. At top of lift and steep climb turn left around top of lift and then sharp right onto Seven Bridges Trail. Continue north on seven bridges trail to top of Teewinot Lift. Total distance 1.1 miles.

STAGE 2: Bronco – Start at top of Teewinot lift on north side, finish at MOB road crossing. Distance .9 miles.

Transfer 3: Continue down Bronco to base area and bottom of Teewinot Lift. Board Teewinot Lift, Turn right off top of lift and drop down Lower Teewinot dirt road to begin ascent of South Pass Traverse mountain road to top of Sweetwater Gondola/Casper Restaurant. Stage 3 starts near top of Sweetwater Gondola.

STAGE 3: Begin at top of Sweetwater Gondola. Ride ‘Solitoga’ north for .7 miles. Cross dirt access road and continue fall line down temporary flagged steep descent on Teewinot Run to junction with Solitude trail. Turn left on Solitude trail. At 2.4 miles continue south for 50 yards and enter Solitude Trail on right. Cross under Apres Vous lift. Cross dirt road continuing on Solitude Trail south into trees. Continue on Saratoga trail paralleling Bronco. Finish at service road above MOB 3.9 miles.

Transfer 4: Continue to base area and bottom of Teewinot Lift. Board Teewinot Lift and exit to left and south at top to Quickdraw.

STAGE 4: Start at top of Teewinot lift, Quickdraw to junction with Bronco at .4 miles

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1 Review & Comments

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flag deserat (Aug 18, 2018 at 5:43)
 Easily the most uninspiring course of this years series.
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1
  • 4 miles distance
  • 37 ft climb
  • -1,047 ft descent
2 Stage 2
  • 4,902 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -308 ft descent
3 Stage 3
  • 3 miles distance
  • 15 ft climb
  • -1,187 ft descent
4 Stage 4
  • 2,231 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -262 ft descent

Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday August 18, 2018 at 09:00am
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Montana Enduro Series 2018: Rendezvous Enduro mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,356 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,361 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,421 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -42.8%
  • Grade min
    128.8%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,173 ft
Avg: 2.35 (3 votes)
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      SL Connect
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 7:55pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Bike Park closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      Seven Bridges
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 7:55pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Bike Park closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      Hoback
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 7:55pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Bike Park closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      Solitude Trail
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 7:55pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Bike Park closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      Bronco
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 7:55pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Bike Park closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
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