2.6 miles
Distance
240 ft
Climb
-1,816 ft
Descent
1.5 miles
High Point

Sawmill Gulch (176) Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July-September
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager
    Salmon-Challis National Forest

This non-motorized single track trail connects Stormy Peak Lookout with the Stormy Peak Road (023). In its 2.62 miles of distance it goes from 7,945 feet in elevation down to 6,360 feet at the Stormy Peak Road. In the first 1.1 miles from the lookout down, it drops approximately 945 feet. In other words parts of it are steep. From approximately 1.9 miles to 2.3 miles a fire burned and there is a lot of fire killed trees. In the rest of the area, heavy mountain pine beetle mortality has killed mature lodgepole pine trees and there may be heavy downfall if not recently cleared. This trail was probably constructed in the 1930's as access from Shoup to Stormy Peak Lookout. This trail is a gem for mtn bikers when it is cleared.

Access Info

Stormy Peak Lookout is the starting point at the top end. The single track trail ends at the Stormy Peak Road 023. There are no signs identifying the trail.

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More Stats for Sawmill Gulch (176) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,575 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.5 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.2 miles
  • Grade max
    -150.318%
  • Grade min
    50.509%
  • Distance climb
    2,500 ft
  • Distance down
    1.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,185 ft
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