28 miles
Distance
6,501 ft
Climb
-8,187 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Mail Cabin to Big Elk Creek Campground. A big and committing backcountry point to point ride through the heart of the Snake River Range. Primitive trail beyond Mail Cabin; expect blowdown, faint sections of trail, and areas that are overgrown.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for Palisades Traverse mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,686 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,669 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,355 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,669 ft
  • Grade
    -1.139%
  • Grade max
    -63.672%
  • Grade min
    58.305%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    15 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Mail Cabin #044
Jul 14, 2018 @ 9:29am
Jul 14, 2018
Mikesell #203
Jun 24, 2018 @ 6:25pm
Jun 24, 2018
Clear of all blowdown as of 6.23.18. Trail is dry and good to go.
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