Dowhilll direction only, no uphill traffic allowed.
Father of Ginormous
is reached by climbing BLM Road 8320
trail. The Lower and Middle entrances can be hard to find, but if you have the time, climb up to find the very top of the Father via BLM Road 8324
and BLM Road 8322
. As of 2020, the best way to access the Top of the Father is now from the Undie
trail, either from BLM Road 8320
, or when climbing up from the bottom of Undie
. The views of El Jebel and down into the "Crown" from 8324 are worth the time on the road.
As the summary says, Father is a bigger version of Ginormous
. You can expect large wall rides, sweeping turns, small step up hip jumps and plenty of fun. As of late 2022, be on the lookout for a new (signed) optional Crossover Sectors that includes a big drop and a number of fun jumps and features.
In the lower section of trail things get narrower, the turns get sharper and the wall rides fade out. Father dumps you out on South Porcupine
between Christmas Tree
. BUT wait, there's more. In 2018, this trail was extended below South Porcupine
, continuing down the gully with more walls, hips, and small jumps. Use caution as the trail intersects with the two way Christmas Tree
before continuing all the way down to the 4 way intersection with Monte Carlo
, the top of the Prince Creek Trail
, and the downhill direction Lower Monte Carlo