20 miles
Distance
500 ft
Climb
-6,800 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

2018 Sun Valley Enduro

Welcome to the 3rd stop of the 2018 Idaho Enduro Series! We are proud to be partnering with the world class Sun Valley Resort to showcase some of the best lift served mountain biking in the state of Idaho. After a tough first two stops in the series, we are happy to present riders with long race stages and minimal climbing! However, don't think for a second the stages will be easy!

Transfer 1 - Lift to top of Bald Mountain, riders will transfer down the Broadway trail.

Stage 1 - Upper Warm Springs Trail - a perfect warm up for the days events! A backcountry trail feel right on the back of the resort. Plenty of flow and high speed sections to get the blood pumping!

Transfer 2 - Riders will quickly transfer up the climb to the start of Stage 2.

Stage 2 - Warm Springs Trail - more flow to be found here! There are a few pedally sections towards the start of the stage, but it is all downhill after that. This will be the longest stage of the day and a real hand burner! The stage will begin with old burn areas before dropping riders through mature trees towards the bottom of the mountain.

Transfer 3 - Riders will proceed from the Warm Springs lodge back to race HQ at the River Run lodge. Riders will transfer on the Wood River bike path. Please ensure you know your way back to the River Run lodge. Riders will then board the Roundhouse and Christmas lifts to the top of Bald Mountain.

Stage 3 - Broadway > Lupine - Another flat out stage! The name of the game is speed on this one. Lupine features some very fun rollers with plenty of flow, how fast are you willing to go!?

Transfer 4 - Riders will transfer down the cat track road past the Christmas chairlift.

Stage 4 - Mindbender - Bald Mountain's newest freeride trail, Mindbender boasts the biggest jumps in the entire valley. Enjoy the scenic views and flowing berms all day, but pay attention to the trail!

Transfer 5 - Riders will transfer down the end of Mindbender trail (berm section).

Stage 5 - Pale Rider - New for summer 2018! This downhill-only trail is fast, steep, and expertly "new school." Using natural and manmade elements like jumps and drops, it's a bit of a technical-meets-freeride hybrid. This is undeniably the roughest 1.2 miles on the mountain with a descent of close to 600 feet, including a few natural rock sections

Get out there and have fun!!!

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Route Sections

1 Stage 1
  • 1 miles distance
  • 165 ft climb
  • -547 ft descent
2 Stage 2
  • 5 miles distance
  • 527 ft climb
  • -2,341 ft descent
3 Stage 3
  • 3 miles distance
  • 126 ft climb
  • -1,170 ft descent
4 Stage 4
  • 3 miles distance
  • 313 ft climb
  • -1,221 ft descent
5 Stage 5
  • 1 miles distance
  • 300 ft climb
  • -888 ft descent

Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday August 4, 2018
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for 2018 IES Sun Valley Enduro PRO / EXPERT mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    6 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,761 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,765 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,771 ft
  • Grade
    0.004%
  • Grade max
    -60.744%
  • Grade min
    46.239%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Warm Springs
Nov 6, 2018 @ 9:16am
Nov 6, 2018
Open to and from Traverse Trail. Reports of up to 5 down trees on lower section that will be handled in the spring.
Mindbender
Sep 24, 2018 @ 8:00am
Sep 24, 2018
Trail is closed below the Traverse trail in order to prepare for the upcoming ski season. Please use the upper River Run trail.
Pale Rider
Sep 24, 2018 @ 7:58am
Sep 24, 2018
Trail is closed in preparation for the ski season.
Lupine
Aug 8, 2018 @ 2:03pm
Aug 8, 2018
Lupine Connector
Aug 8, 2018 @ 2:03pm
Aug 8, 2018
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