13.5 miles
2,197 ft
-5,025 ft
1.4 miles
High Point

Check the Trail Reports. This route often has deadfall across the trails.

The Continental Divide Trail to Sheep Creek is a classic Idaho back-country ride. Great single-track mixed w/ scenery and mining history and stream-crossings.

Shuttle details: Leave a rig at the mouth of Sheep Creek Road and US-93. The ride starts from Big Hole Pass.

You can ride these trails as a big loop by either climbing Dahlonega Road (079) or Lick Creek Road (07Cool .

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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for CDT - Sheep Creek mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,827 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,229 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,056 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,229 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4.4 miles
  • Distance down
    8.4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,145 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Sheep Creek (126)
Nov 5, 2016 @ 10:29pm
Nov 5, 2016
Half dozen trees down on ascent
Bradley Gulch
Nov 5, 2016 @ 10:26pm
Nov 5, 2016
About a dozen trees down. Chainsaw required.
CDT (Bradley Gulch)
Sep 13, 2016 @ 7:51am
Sep 13, 2016
Trail is in good condition
Sheep Creek (126)
Sep 13, 2016 @ 7:51am
Sep 13, 2016
Currently the trail might be in the best shape it's ever been.
Lick Creek (078)
Aug 27, 2016 @ 9:43pm
Aug 27, 2016
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