13.5 miles
Distance
1,405 ft
Climb
-4,227 ft
Descent
1 mile
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 .

Detailed Description
CDT - Sheep Creek is a 21688 moderately popular expert route located near Salmon Idaho. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 428.1 with a max elevation of 2202.5 then descends -1288.4.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for CDT - Sheep Creek mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,823 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,233 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,056 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,232 ft
  • Grade
    -4%
  • Grade max
    -54.9%
  • Grade min
    28.9%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,089 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Lick Creek (078)
Nov 9, 2021 @ 6:03pm
Nov 9, 2021
Trail Creek Fire Closure rescinded. https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd962068.pdf
Dahlonega Road
Nov 9, 2021 @ 6:03pm
Nov 9, 2021
Trail Creek Fire Closure rescinded. https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd962068.pdf
CDT (Bradley Gulch)
Nov 9, 2021 @ 6:03pm
Nov 9, 2021
Trail Creek Fire Closure rescinded. https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd962068.pdf
Sheep Creek
Aug 30, 2021 @ 11:59am
Aug 30, 2021
Fire Closure moved north to Lick Cr. Rd. More info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd949033.pdf
Sheep Creek
Aug 30, 2021 @ 11:59am
Aug 30, 2021
Fire Closure moved north to Lick Cr. Rd. More info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd949033.pdf
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