6.0 miles
Distance
1,301 ft
Climb
-1,301 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

The route combines individual legs in the Adams Gulch area into a loop. Go clockwise if you want to knock out the steep porkchop section early in the route.

Detailed Description
Adams Gulch Loop is a 6 mile popular expert route located near Ketchum Idaho. This hike primary route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 1,301 ft with a max elevation of 6,974 ft then descends -1,301 ft.
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6 Reviews & Comments

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Xanderxcl (Jul 9, 2022 at 16:57)
Trail Pork chop
Decent trail both climbing and descending. Feels pretty steep heading uphill.
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Nick1MTB (May 23, 2022 at 21:38)
Trail Pork chop
Rode up this, but seemed like it would be a fun descent with really nice views
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clarkmac (Apr 8, 2022 at 21:11)
Trail Pork chop
Better for a gravel bike
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Riddler0013 (Sep 6, 2021 at 22:29)
Pay no mind on last comment. It was ment for another trail.
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Riddler0013 (Sep 6, 2021 at 22:24)
Road this in reverse/ up to get to another trail.
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Noodle1 (Sep 14, 2020 at 22:14)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Hike
  • Other Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Adams Gulch Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,973 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,976 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,974 ft
  • Grade max
    -35.2%
  • Grade min
    34.5%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,944 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Harper's Trail
Sep 28, 2022 @ 7:14am
Sep 28, 2022
October 3-14, 2022, the BLM Lake Creek Trailhead will be closed for its expansion. During the closure period, the parking lot will be closed 24-hours a day.
Lake Creek Connector
Sep 28, 2022 @ 7:14am
Sep 28, 2022
October 3-14, 2022, the BLM Lake Creek Trailhead will be closed for its expansion. During the closure period, the parking lot will be closed 24-hours a day.
Pork chop
Sep 26, 2022 @ 11:46am
Sep 26, 2022
The Ketchum Ranger District is rebuilding the Adams Gulch Trailhead and the bridges along portions of the Old Adams Gulch Road Trail. The trails in the drainage remain open to the public, but access to the trails is limited due to the temporary closure of the Adams Gulch Trailhead for reconstruction. For info call the KRD Ranger Station at (208) 622-5371,
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