6 miles
Distance
982 ft
Climb
-1,012 ft
Descent
00:31:46
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Polecat Loop #81 Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Polecat Loop #81 Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Polecat Gulch
    Boise, Idaho
  • AKA
    Polecat Gulch
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #31268 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Trail features great views of the Treasure Valley and Boise Ridgeline while providing single track around the perimeter of Polecat Gulch.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Polecat Loop #81 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -32 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,109 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,488 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,344 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,312 ft
  • Grade
    -0.103%
  • Grade max
    -25.419%
  • Grade min
    19.84%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,971 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:50:50
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Status:
on Oct 5, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (8 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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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • 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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      Polecat Loop #81 Trail Reports

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      Oct 5, 2020 @ 11:32am
      Oct 5, 2020
      Very sandy in some spots
      Sep 13, 2020 @ 7:23am
      Sep 13, 2020
      Sandy in many spots
      Jul 21, 2020 @ 7:12pm
      Jul 21, 2020
      Super sandy and soft be wary in turns
      Jun 30, 2020 @ 7:03pm
      Jun 30, 2020
      Too muddy for bikers, though that didn't stop a couple from tearing up freshly groomed trails. one more day of drying should be good for hikers....
      Jun 14, 2020 @ 3:45pm
      Jun 14, 2020
      Significant water erosion channels in the middle of the trail and the soil was soft and muddy in significant sections. Turned back to the parking...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 225 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 238 rides
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      Photos

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      Oct 17, 2020 @ 4:41pm
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      Oct 17, 2020 @ 4:41pm
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      Oct 17, 2020 @ 4:41pm
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      Oct 17, 2020 @ 4:41pm
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