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Elk Chase #1

 3.2 (5)

4.4 Miles 7.1 Kilometers


90%

Singletrack

486' 148 m

Ascent

-1,378' -420 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

26%

Max Grade (15°)

9,674' 2,949 m

High

8,446' 2,574 m

Low

Shared By Blaine Myers

Conditions


Minor Issues 12 days ago
Dry, Fallen Trees: A few new downed trees this year. Trail is super dry and dusty, but fun as always. History

Getting forecast...

An excellent ride that rolls through open meadow then drops into flowy freeride downhill.

Blaine Myers

Dogs Off-leash

Features -none-

Snow spring, winter, fall. Watch for horses!

Overview

This is the best ride in the Pinedale area, without a doubt. It's almost all singletrack with epic alpine scenery, rolling cross-country singletrack, that drops into a flowy and fast downhill with natural and man-made features.

There is one rocky, loose section where you'll want to ride the breaks, but for the most part you can run wide open. Occasionally, due to poor trail etiquette, equestrian users ride the trail when it's muddy and the trail can get rutted.

Need to Know

Small creek crossing at 1 mi/1.5 mi. Best done as a shuttle from Elk Hart park and p/u at White Pine Ski Area. The bottom mile is two track to base of White Pine... for now.

Description

Start from the USFS A-frame and head right up the dirt road to your right for a couple hundred yards to an old outbuilding. The trail begins to the right of said outbuilding.

Stay straight through the technical, rocky uphill section that eventually leads to open meadow (wet early) and continue on the trail. There is one intersection at the top of downhill section with a sign stating 'Trail" and an arrow pointing left. Continue right, do not go left. The trail to the left needs deadfall work before it will be rideable.

All features on this trail can be ridden around easily.

History & Background

I believe this was an old logging/fire road in the past. Now it's now largely singletrack.

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Jul 31, 2018
Susan Stringfellow
Aug 17, 2017
Susan Stringfellow
Aug 8, 2017
Susan Stringfellow
Aug 8, 2017
Katie Rutherford
Jul 23, 2017
Katie Rutherford
This was part of the Surly Pika Adventure race!!!
Jul 21, 2017
Susan Stringfellow
Jul 16, 2017
Katie Rutherford
Jul 4, 2017
Eric Magnuson
The trail was fun to ride &has good potential, by there area lot of fallen trees on the downhill sections that you need to look out for. Great views!

Trail Ratings

  3.2 from 5 votes

#1

in Pinedale

#2931

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  3.2 from 5 votes
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#1

in Pinedale

#46

in Wyoming

#2,931

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