Over The Top
ElevationAscent: 495' 151 m
Descent: -790' -241 m
High: 6,085' 1,855 m
Low: 5,298' 1,615 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)
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“A challenging climb with an awesome view that makes it all worth it!”— Blaine Kempe
From the overlook the trail turns back west across the ridge, winds through the trees in the bottom of the draw again, then kicks out to a few more switchbacks before cresting the ridge at the top. There's normally a snow drift at the top in the spring, but it's easy to cross.
The downhill begins along a sidehill through a few rocky sections, then turns the corner on the ridge where the fun begins. Two tight switchbacks at the top, a handful of rock slides, then on to a series of 9 more switchbacks in short succession.
After the switchbacks the trail heads back toward town, alternating through wooded draws and open hillsides. There's one last set of switchbacks near the end. It's a bit steep, and some people have taken to shortcutting straight down the ridge. Please stay on the trail.
There is also a fork here, and the left branch takes you to upper Sullivan's. Stay right to finish out Over The Top.
Land Manager: City of Pocatello, ID - Parks and Recreation