6.8 miles
Distance
1,023 ft
Climb
-1,369 ft
Descent
00:55:00
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Sterling Justice Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    City Creek
    Pocatello, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • 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
    #41900 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #5794 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 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
    00:55:00
  • Avg reverse time
    01:17:56
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on Jun 9, 2023
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (10 votes)
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      Sterling Justice Trail Reports

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      Jun 9, 2023 @ 7:32pm
      Jun 9, 2023
      Overall in great shape and running good. Needs a good clearing, starting to get over grown in many places.
      Jun 2, 2023 @ 6:34am
      Jun 2, 2023
      In great shape, just one snow patch, no mud. Could use a brushback in a number of places so bring some loppers and give it some love. Great trail.
      Sep 10, 2022 @ 6:25am
      Sep 10, 2022
      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
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 23 rides
      • 43 miles avg distance
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      • 267 rides
      • Last: Oct 20, 2023

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