Over The Top Loop
ElevationAscent: 1,613' 492 m
Descent: -1,628' -496 m
High: 6,092' 1,857 m
Low: 4,514' 1,376 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)
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“The crown jewel of the City Creek trail system.”— TJ Budge
You can ride it either way, but clockwise is most popular.
Over The Top departs the jeep road and crosses Cusick Creek at the bottom of the coast. From there its a series of switchbacks through aspens and open hillsides to the ridge on top. It's all down from here.
The downhill begins with a cruise along an open hillside. Once you round the corner on the ridge, get ready to pucker as you take on technical switchbacks and rock slides. After a series of tight switchbacks the trail heads east (toward town) through cedars and aspens. There is a split in the trail immediately following a short but steep switchback. The left fork connects to Sullivan's. Take the switchback to the right to continue on Over The Top.
Over The Top eventually exits the cedars and returns to the sage brush bench, where it splits. Take the left fork with the bermed corner which will connect to Sullivan's, ride up Sully's for a few hundred yards until Ritalin cuts off and down to the right, and take Ritalin, 911, and Lifeflight back to the parking lot for one of the best downhills around. (Note: Ritalin connects to Cross-Cut. About 50 yards into Cross-Cut there is an unmarked but well-used trail to the left that takes you to 911.)
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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed
Land Manager: City of Pocatello, ID - Parks and Recreation