268.9 miles
15,792 ft
-15,791 ft
4,718 ft
High Point

This is the bitterroot loop from CDA ID.

Detailed Description
Bitter root from CDA is a 269 mile popular expert route located near Coeur d'Alene Idaho. This gravel bike only route can be used one direction and has a extreme overall physical rating. This route includes 2 trails. This route climbs 15,792 ft with a max elevation of 4,718 ft then descends -15,791 ft.
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Trails in Route


  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Gravel Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bikepacking
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC, Gravel
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Bitter root from CDA mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,129 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,198 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,201 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    110 miles
  • Distance down
    115 miles
  • Distance flat
    43 miles
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Route of the Hiawatha Trail
Route of the Hiawatha Trail
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Route of the Hiawatha
Jun 3, 2023 @ 1:03pm
Jun 3, 2023
The main trail was in good shape for a dirt/gravel surface outside the tunnels. Inside the tunnels, the surface was mostly wet, muddy and sometimes uneven (in the dark using a headlight). I don't know if that improves later in the season.
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  • By mtb208 & contributors
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