5.6 miles
Distance
581 ft
Climb
-581 ft
Descent
00:27:55
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Elk Meadows Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gibson Jack
    Pocatello, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking

Nice, easy doubletrack loop, relatively flat, with a couple of short, steep, rocky sections on the west side of the loop. It's generally wide open meadow space with some nice views.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Elk Meadows mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,259 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,735 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,590 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,591 ft
  • Grade max
    -26.6%
  • Grade min
    16.9%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,572 ft
  • Avg time
    00:27:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:42:45
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Status:
on Jul 2, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 3 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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  • Wet
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  • Very Dry
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      Elk Meadows Trail Reports

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      Jul 2, 2022 @ 4:50pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      Overgrown but manageable.
      May 9, 2020 @ 1:00am
      May 9, 2020
      Going East from the gate at West Fork counter clockwise up to Gibson Jack gate is dry and clear, no issues. Going West from the West Fork gate...
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 11:54am
      Aug 7, 2019
      reporter Excellent condition!
      May 28, 2018 @ 5:18pm
      May 28, 2018
      May 5, 2018 @ 7:10pm
      May 5, 2018
      Section from West Fork to Gibson Jack is excellent, everywhere else still has patches of snow and mud.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
      All
      • 32 rides
      • Last: Oct 21, 2022

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      Jun 1, 2021 @ 12:34pm
      Jun 1, 2021
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      Jun 1, 2021 @ 12:34pm
      Jun 1, 2021

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      pebbleflicker (Sep 4, 2022 at 13:54)
      dry dry dry, but incredible! fun run!
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