Riders who like to punish themselves will find this ride to be delightful. Cool views of Owyhee Mountains from the Stick in the Sky. It is a raging downhill on the Wildcat Ridge.
This ride is truly a climber’s special. After several miles of climbing, riders will see a lone radar tower off in the distance, which is the summit of the ride. Hence, my comrades and I decided to call the ride the Stick in the Sky. Another nice benefit about the Stick is that it’s really close to the Treasure Valley: it’s an easy day trip to bag this ride in an afternoon and still be home for supper on time. All of the climbing is worthwhile, however, because the downhill doubletrack is a straight shot down a broad sagebrush ridge, making it seem as though you can really let ’er rip.
Located 13 miles southwest of Marsing. Tread: 14.7 miles of doubletrack, 2.3 miles of pavement.
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