3,764 ft
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-458 ft
Descent
00:12:27
Avg time
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Gosinn (The Jester) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #16024 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2015

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Gosinn (The Jester) is a 1,147 m popular blue singletrack trail located near Akureyri. This mountain bike only trail can be used downhill only and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 2 m blue climb. On average it takes 12 minutes to complete this trail.

Access Info

Drive up to Hlíðarfjall Ski Area and continue and drive past the main building and then you drive few hundred meters further to the cross country ski lodge. There is parking and the trail head is just of the parking lot to the east.

Bike Park

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More Stats for Gosinn (The Jester) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -453 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,269 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,721 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,721 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,269 ft
  • Grade
    -12.029%
  • Grade max
    -22.601%
  • Grade min
    4.873%
  • Distance climb
    291 ft
  • Distance down
    3,251 ft
  • Distance flat
    222 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:27
  • Avg reverse time
    01:37:58
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Status:
on Dec 12, 2020
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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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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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Gosinn (The Jester) Trail Reports

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      Dec 12, 2020 @ 10:11am
      Dec 12, 2020
      reporter
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 2:10pm
      Aug 23, 2020
      reporter The trail is in the best state it has been for years. We have put few days of work on it this summer, loose stones removed, burms, ruts and jumps...
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 8:11am
      Jul 12, 2020
      reporter
      Jun 5, 2020 @ 4:52am
      Jun 5, 2020
      reporter
      Trail use not recommended. The trail is not ready for use. Prevalent mud, standing water patches on trail surface and still a couple of large...
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 4:15pm
      Oct 23, 2019
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 138 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 5, 2020 @ 4:54am
      Jun 5, 2020
      116 |
      Jun 4, 2017 @ 5:38am
      Jun 4, 2017

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