4.7 miles
Distance
760 ft
Climb
-1,922 ft
Descent
01:04:49
Avg time

Upper Gibson Jack Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gibson Jack
    Pocatello, Idaho
  • AKA
    Gibson Mountain, West Fork Gibson Jack
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • 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 Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #38948 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A steep, rocky trek.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Upper Gibson Jack mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,162 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,226 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,999 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,389 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,228 ft
  • Grade
    -4.704%
  • Grade max
    -31.116%
  • Grade min
    25.441%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    998 ft
  • Avg time
    01:04:49
  • Avg reverse time
    01:15:33
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Status:
on Jun 22, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3 (4 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 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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      Upper Gibson Jack Trail Reports

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      Jun 22, 2019 @ 12:31pm
      Jun 22, 2019
      Effing awesome!! One place where you cross the pass East to West there's still a snow bank that's kind of hard to cross, but it's only like 15'...
      Apr 7, 2017 @ 7:34am
      Apr 7, 2017
      Minor Water drainage issue, standing water on trail surface
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 28 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 11, 2020 @ 7:46am
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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      Shark13 (Jul 7, 2016 at 15:34)
       This section is open to motorized bikes fyi
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      • + 1
      Zuki17 (Apr 7, 2017 at 7:39)
       While riding ran into 2 snow packs at various locations, about 1 week ago. Easy to just walk around
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      jntidaho (Aug 8, 2018 at 13:23)
       Some nice views, but pretty steep and rocky. No matter which way you go, I think most people are going to be walking their bikes uphill in several sections.
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      WHAT DID I GET MYSELF INTO?? | Upper Gibson...
      16:49 | 202 | Aug 1, 2018 , Pocatello
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