5 miles
Distance
2,012 ft
Climb
-140 ft
Descent
01:20:09
Avg time
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Hard Guy Details

  • Riding Area
    Boise Foothills
    Boise, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #17224 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking

Great workout on climb that weaves up and around ridge to ridge to gain access to the trail junction at ridge road. The downhill is worth the workout as you drop the seat and let it go for the ~5 mile descent.

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More Stats for Hard Guy bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,871 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,540 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,546 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,670 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,541 ft
  • Grade
    7.249%
  • Grade max
    -17.985%
  • Grade min
    35.273%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    2,564 ft
  • Distance flat
    201 ft
  • Avg time
    01:20:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:22:38
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Status:
on Nov 18, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to hard-guy trailhead (43.676150, -116.161620)
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Hard Guy Trail Reports

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Nov 18, 2018 @ 11:21am
Nov 18, 2018
Sep 20, 2018 @ 4:05pm
Sep 20, 2018
Jul 15, 2018 @ 6:25am
Jul 15, 2018
May 3, 2018 @ 9:33pm
May 3, 2018
Trail is in great shape, flowers are blooming, it’s a great time to be out!
Sep 10, 2017 @ 11:23am
Sep 10, 2017
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May 3, 2018 @ 9:33pm
May 3, 2018
Hard Guy, Boise
452 |
Jul 7, 2009 @ 9:59am
Jul 7, 2009
| 3 comments Hard Guy, Boise

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