Shoshone | Mountain Bike the Tetons

A gradual switchbacking climb to the top of the Shoshone Chairlift.

Access

This trail can be accessed from the base area at Grand Targhee [Directions to resort from Driggs, ID].

Options

This trail can be ridden in either direction as a connector between Pika Traverse and the junction of lower Sidewinder/Rock Garden and the top of the flow park; as part of a loop including any or all of the Rick’s Basin trails (Pika Traverse, Rick’s Basin, More Cowbell, Perma-Grin, Quakie, North Woods, Snowdrift, Blackfoot Cutoff), as uphill access to the flow park.

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Shoshone

A gradual switchbacking climb to the top of the Shoshone Chairlift.

Trail Status: Closed

Trail Condition: Snow Covered

Distance: 1.74 km (1.1 mi)

Difficulty: Easy

Min Elevation: 2455 m (8054 ft)

Max Elevation: 2534 m (8315 ft)

Total Elevation +/-: 95 m (312 ft) / - 16 m (52 ft)

Min Grade: -12.6 %

Max Grade: 30.0 %

Recorded: 8/17/2013 5:02pm

Trail Status

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Closed

Trail Conditions

Tacky
Dry
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Wet
Some Mud
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Snow Packed
Snow Covered

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