6 miles
Distance
982 ft
Climb
-1,012 ft
Descent
00:31:29
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 [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 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.

More Stats for Polecat Loop #81 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
    00:31:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:39:18
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Status:
on Sep 4, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.6 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • less popular
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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
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Polecat Loop #81 Trail Reports

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      Sep 4, 2019 @ 4:01pm
      Sep 4, 2019
      Jun 12, 2019 @ 5:00am
      Jun 12, 2019
      Watch for deer that are in the area during early morning
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 5:31pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      A couple large muddy stretches on the North West side of the loop and a few puddles here and there. Nothing too bad...just remember to ride...
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 7:04am
      Jul 22, 2018
      Feb 6, 2018 @ 3:13pm
      Feb 6, 2018
      A bit of mud in places
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 150 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 238 rides
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      Photos

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      30 |
      Dec 27, 2018 @ 7:18pm
      Dec 27, 2018
      27 |
      Aug 29, 2018 @ 3:42pm
      Aug 29, 2018
      61 |
      Oct 26, 2017 @ 12:23pm
      Oct 26, 2017
      69 |
      Jun 24, 2017 @ 7:34am
      Jun 24, 2017

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