13 miles
Distance
2,270 ft
Climb
-5,096 ft
Descent
1 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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Details

  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • 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
    -2,827 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,224 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,053 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,226 ft
  • Grade
    -3.974%
  • Grade max
    -72.289%
  • Grade min
    47.179%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,741 ft
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Prevalent Mud
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      CDT (Bradley Gulch)
      Aug 22, 2018 @ 9:00am
      Aug 22, 2018
      Easy to spot from Lick cr road, look for the bright orange sign about non motorized use
      Sheep Creek (126)
      Aug 22, 2018 @ 9:00am
      Aug 22, 2018
      Hero dirt and a wonderful trail!
      Bradley Gulch
      Dec 9, 2017 @ 7:28am
      Dec 9, 2017
      reporter
      Lick Creek (078)
      Dec 9, 2017 @ 7:28am
      Dec 9, 2017
      reporter
      Dahlonega Road (079)
      Jun 28, 2015 @ 7:27pm
      Jun 28, 2015
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