38.1 miles
Distance
5,736 ft
Climb
-5,694 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point
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Detailed Description
Pocatello Fall Ultra - 50K is a 38 mile intermediate race route located near Pocatello Idaho. This mountain bike only route and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 5,736 ft with a max elevation of 6,438 ft then descends -5,694 ft.
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9 Reviews & Comments

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ute1 (Jun 18, 2022 at 9:46)
Rode this section as part of a loop coming from the Gibson side. Didn’t have any issues with pedal striking, however if you rode from the mink creek side, I could see how you could have significant pedal striking probelmos.
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Launali (Feb 20, 2022 at 6:08)
This trail is 4 miles not 3.7. It is my favorite trail.
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lisamcdougall (Sep 11, 2021 at 9:03)
I just received a notification for someone that doesn't belong to me! I hope their person is receiving the texts they are supposed to. I'm also receiving the texts I am supposed to.
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Kvision (May 16, 2021 at 17:14)
Trail Gibson Jack
Pretty fun trail, not sure it should be a black rating. Aside from a few pops, tight turns and rock gardens there are no features. Could be flowier if it were a bit wider, but a fun descent nonetheless. I climbed up the GJ double track and dropped this, good pairing. There are definitely hikers, so I’d recommend a bell just as an extra buffer.
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Claquesous (Apr 21, 2021 at 6:18)
Tried riding, but way too deep and narrow for biking, I’m my opinion. Constant pedal strikes
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JakeEPooh (Jun 15, 2019 at 21:11)
The deep and narrow part is pretty much limited to the first mile or so.
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JakeEPooh (Jun 15, 2019 at 21:10)
I love this trail, but it's so narrow and water has carved it so deep that there are a lot of places where it's impossible (at least for me) to pedal without constant pedal strikes on both sides.
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jntidaho (May 16, 2018 at 8:04)
Trail Gibson Jack
Great fun going down! Fun rocks, nice flowers!
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Zuki17 (Apr 25, 2017 at 18:08)
Trail Gibson Jack
If your looking for a fun ride both up hill and down, this is it. Lots of technical rock gardens and float sections. More of a trail for confident riders.
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  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday September 11, 2021
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Pocatello Fall Ultra - 50K mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,489 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,489 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,531 ft
  • Grade max
    -173.6%
  • Grade min
    45.6%
  • Distance climb
    20 miles
  • Distance down
    16 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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