Phillip’s Ridge | Mountain Bike the Tetons

An instant classic this cross-country trail has awesome tread variety with fun berms, both long and short switchbacks, flowy buff and rocky challenge. The downhill seems to go on forever, which allows for numerous opportunities to soak up the view.

Access

This trail is accessed via the Phillip’s Canyon Trail Road which is a dirt two track road located halfway up Teton Pass from Wilson, it can also be accessed from Arrow [Directions to trailhead from Wilson, WY] or from the Trail Creek trailhead at the bottom of the Old Pass Road [Directions to trailhead from Wilson, WY] or from the bottom of Phillip’s Canyon on Fish Creek Road [Directions to trailhead from Wilson, WY].

Options

This trail can be ridden as a mostly downhill ride starting at the Phillip’s Canyon trailhead and pedaling up Phillip’s Canyon Road or Arrow (shuttle a car to the bottom of Phillip’s Canyon); or as a loop by starting at The Stagecoach Bar in Wilson and pedaling up the Old Pass Road to the Phillip’s Connector then riding out of Fish Creek Road; it could also be ridden uphill from Fish Creek Road where you could cross Teton Pass and come down the south side starting at Jimmy’s Mom.

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Phillip’s Ridge

An instant classic this cross-country trail has awesome tread variety with fun berms, both…

Trail Status: Poor

Trail Condition: Snow Covered

Distance: 14.49 km (9 mi)

Difficulty: More Difficult

Min Elevation: 1957 m (6419 ft)

Max Elevation: 2572 m (8438 ft)

Total Elevation +/-: 436 m (1429 ft) / - 924 m (3033 ft)

Min Grade: -33.8 %

Max Grade: 38.5 %

Recorded: 6/20/2012 6:52 PM

Trail Status

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Trail Conditions

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