Bootleg Canyon: G-String Shuttle

Technical full-on downhill run.

Mountain Biking Extreme

Distance
3.2 km
Ascent
47 m
Descent
336 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
752 m
High Point
1.1 km
Gradient
10˚
Bootleg Canyon: G-String Shuttle Map

Bootleg Canyon is renowned for rocky, challenging singletrack, regardless of whether you're shredding on a big downhill bike or pedaling a long cross country loop. When it comes to shuttle runs, several trails drop off the top of the mountain, plummeting straight down the front side via gnarly double black diamond trails. On those trails, you'll find gap jumps, massive rock gardens, and all manner of gnar.

Description

This run is one such full-on downhill run. After following Sidewinder and Snake Back, the descent is anchored by the G-String trail. G-String is regarded as substantially more difficult than the nearby Snake Back trail, and includes several high-consequence rock moves that aren't for the faint of heart or short of skills. If you're unsure whether or not you can handle this trail, it's best to work your way up on easier trails before trying this technical test piece.

Difficulty

Extreme

Very steep, difficult, narrow singletrack with widely variable and unpredictable trail conditions. Unavoidable obstacles could be 15in/38cm tall or greater, and unavoidable obstacles with serious consequences are likely to be present. Obstacles could include big rocks, difficult root sections, drops, jumps, sharp switchbacks, and more. Ideal for expert-level riders.

High Exposure

3 out of 4

Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Features

  • Technical
  • Singletrack
  • Drops
  • Rock Rolls
  • Rock Slabs
  • Rock Gardens

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