Packsaddle Lake

3.67 out of 5
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Fire Road
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Trail Description
About this trail
It starts on a slight incline and then gets gradually steeper. Trail is pretty smooth. After a tough climb, you get a downhill followed by a field. Then there's a fork in the road. If you actually want to get to the lake, take a left at the fork. Climb some more. View the beautiful Tetons on your left. You'll come to a clearing at the top. If you look down to the left, the lake is between the trees down the steep decline singletrack. Don't ride right into the lake. It's freezing, and does a quick dropoff.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (3)

Granny Gear

June 18, 2010
Luskbenji Granny Gear  
Review: Good trail. I parked my car about a mile away from the trail head and biked in because the spring conditions were wet. The climb isn't hard, but seems long. If you go in the spring the forest is thick and beautiful. The single track down to the lake is really steep so enjoy! To the lake and back is probably about 6 miles. I definitely recommend this trail

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August 23, 2005
Sackattack Gramcounter  
Review: I can't believe how low I rated this last time. The climb is pretty steep despite being only a couple of miles long. The trail isn't all that smooth. It's rocky with divots where water runoff flows after it rains. The climb isn't tough enough to become bike n' hike, but it gets you panting. You stay under the trees for the most part, so you don't overheat. It is forest road, and that may be its biggest weakness. Still, a great workout complete with mountain-fresh air and a beautiful view of the Grand Tetons.

March 16, 2004
Review: The author of the directions (aka me) gave the wrong name for the road where you turn to get to the trailhead. It is Echo Ranch you must turn at, not Elk Ranch. I swear I don't smoke marijuana.

Packsaddle Lake MTB Trail 3.67 out of 5 based on 3 ratings. 3 user reviews.
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