43.8 miles
Distance
4,290 ft
Climb
-4,281 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Elkhorn-Greenhorn Gulch-Up Imperial and across Mars Ridge (Very Difficult)-Down Red Warrior (river crossing at bottom)-down Warm Springs Road back to Elkhorn

Detailed Description
Condo-Mars Ridge Loop is a 44 mile popular intermediate route located near Sun Valley Idaho. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 20 trails. This route climbs 4,290 ft with a max elevation of 8,503 ft then descends -4,281 ft.
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22 Reviews & Comments

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Dankaelberer (Jul 23, 2022 at 21:17)
Fantastic flowy single track. Start up Greenhorn and down Imperial. Lots of river crossings on your way up. Trail is a little dusty, but to be expected end of July. The climb is good - could use a switchback or two towards the top - quite a grind at the end of your climb, but manageable. Downhill is super flowy with great turns, long runs where you can get some speed and some fun mild technical spots. Great ride!
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Dankaelberer (Jul 23, 2022 at 21:17)
Fantastic flowy single track. Start up Greenhorn and down Imperial. Lots of river crossings on your way up. Trail is a little dusty, but to be expected end of July. The climb is good - could use a switchback or two towards the top - quite a grind at the end of your climb, but manageable. Downhill is super flowy with great turns, long runs where you can get some speed and some fun mild technical spots. Great ride!
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clarkmac (Apr 8, 2022 at 21:10)
Better on a gravel bike
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clarkmac (Apr 8, 2022 at 21:10)
Better on a gravel bike
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Tsudapod (Sep 6, 2021 at 16:50)
Great 10 mile loop 1700 vert. Nice grade to high point with only a few very punchy spots. Great flow to trail head. Dusty at bottom
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Tsudapod (Sep 6, 2021 at 16:50)
Great 10 mile loop 1700 vert. Nice grade to high point with only a few very punchy spots. Great flow to trail head. Dusty at bottom
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DavidBlankenship (Aug 30, 2021 at 15:07)
Trail conditions were good today. A little dry and dusty but not too bad. Rode counter clockwise. Coming down Imperial was fantastic.
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DavidBlankenship (Aug 30, 2021 at 15:07)
Trail conditions were good today. A little dry and dusty but not too bad. Rode counter clockwise. Coming down Imperial was fantastic.
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Whatever9199 (Aug 4, 2021 at 20:56)
Excellent ride. Definetly best to do it as a counter-clockwise loop. Has very nice high speed sections with great turns for carving. Not technical but very fun.
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Whatever9199 (Aug 4, 2021 at 20:56)
Excellent ride. Definetly best to do it as a counter-clockwise loop. Has very nice high speed sections with great turns for carving. Not technical but very fun.
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Thebeave (Jun 24, 2021 at 21:12)
Agree about the great views and fun singles. I like this trail in mornings
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Thebeave (Jun 24, 2021 at 21:12)
Agree about the great views and fun singles. I like this trail in mornings
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Thebeave (Jun 24, 2021 at 21:11)
There is little shade here so be prepared in summer
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Thebeave (Jun 24, 2021 at 21:11)
There is little shade here so be prepared in summer
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bhawk (Jun 24, 2021 at 18:04)
Mellow climbing grade with some moto whoops and small water crossings through burnt out forest. Multi use trail so there’s also some horse poop in spots. The descent has Epic views, ripping single track, flowery meadows, with some rocky tech spots but nothing too sketchy.
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bhawk (Jun 24, 2021 at 18:04)
Mellow climbing grade with some moto whoops and small water crossings through burnt out forest. Multi use trail so there’s also some horse poop in spots. The descent has Epic views, ripping single track, flowery meadows, with some rocky tech spots but nothing too sketchy.
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AFugax (Jun 27, 2020 at 16:44)
FYI- this is also a dirt bike trail - hence the 2-4 inches of dusty dirt. Some of it is fun, but I would have to disagree with the PB article from 2018 that labeled this loop as “legendary” ...it’s more meh! Please list that this is also a dirt bike trail and then those who do not want to ride in fine powder can avoid it. This was even in June, after a huge rain storm the evening before last.
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AFugax (Jun 27, 2020 at 16:44)
FYI- this is also a dirt bike trail - hence the 2-4 inches of dusty dirt. Some of it is fun, but I would have to disagree with the PB article from 2018 that labeled this loop as “legendary” ...it’s more meh! Please list that this is also a dirt bike trail and then those who do not want to ride in fine powder can avoid it. This was even in June, after a huge rain storm the evening before last.
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Craigrf (Jul 9, 2019 at 14:37)
Lots of puddles and some mud after recent rains, rode great otherwise.
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Craigrf (Jul 9, 2019 at 14:37)
Lots of puddles and some mud after recent rains, rode great otherwise.
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JCWB (Aug 14, 2017 at 16:12)
Good consistent climb with many creek crossings and an occasional log over the trail. I used it to access Warfield.
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JCWB (Aug 14, 2017 at 16:12)
Good consistent climb with many creek crossings and an occasional log over the trail. I used it to access Warfield.
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  • Primary Activity
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  • Difficulty rating
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  • Bike type
    AM
More Stats for Condo-Mars Ridge Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    8 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,574 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,109 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,115 ft
  • Grade max
    -38.7%
  • Grade min
    40.1%
  • Distance climb
    17 miles
  • Distance down
    25 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Greenhorn to Imperial Gulch
Oct 9, 2022 @ 12:47pm
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Sep 17, 2022 @ 11:09am
Sep 17, 2022
All clear. some areas of good dirt from recent rains but mostly loose like usual. Great e-bike riding!
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