6.8 miles
Distance
1,023 ft
Climb
-1,369 ft
Descent
00:51:20
Avg time

Sterling Justice Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    City Creek
    Pocatello, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #30659 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is a newly built connector between Cusick Creek and Gibson Jack with great views of Pocatello and the surrounding hills. This can easily be joined with numerous options on the Cusick Creek side to get in a longer ride. The trail can be a bit gnarly in sections with some serious rocks and some steep drop offs, but the view is amazing.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Sterling Justice mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -345 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,347 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,236 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,692 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,347 ft
  • Grade
    -0.964%
  • Grade max
    -22.923%
  • Grade min
    22.666%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,335 ft
  • Avg time
    00:51:20
  • Avg reverse time
    01:39:26
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Status:
on Sep 23, 2020
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (9 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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  • One Direction
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      Sterling Justice Trail Reports

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      Sep 23, 2020 @ 9:29pm
      Sep 23, 2020
      A few snow fields. One big one right before the lookout coming from Cusick Creek
      May 9, 2020 @ 8:54am
      May 9, 2020
      All good end to end
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 8:54pm
      Apr 25, 2020
      Almost there! A few snowy spots with one huge drift before the lookout (coming from Cusik side). Rode from Cusik to the end and Back
      Oct 3, 2019 @ 6:30pm
      Oct 3, 2019
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 6:00am
      Sep 21, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 8 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      All
      • 138 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 20, 2020 @ 10:51pm
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      Sep 20, 2020 @ 10:50pm
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      Routes with this trail

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      jntidaho (May 16, 2018 at 7:46)
       Great views! A bit technical with some rock gardens -- and don't fall over the edge!
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      • + 0
      tgoody35 (Sep 2, 2018 at 11:53)
       Beautiful trail, I can't even imagine all the work that went into this. Great views, some nice flowy sections, some good rock features, and some great technical riding. There is a lot of very steep exposure for long stretches. This trail is NOT for beginners. Looking forward to riding it again.
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      • + 0
      Cheesekid103 (Jun 25, 2019 at 9:08)
       Cool trail with good views. A bit rocky. Long trail, definitely bring food and pleanty of water.
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      Blazing Trails in Gibson Jack | Pocatello, ID
      11:33 | 318 | Aug 1, 2018 , Pocatello
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