327 miles
Distance
65,144 ft
Climb
-63,932 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

The Idaho section of the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) rolls 270 miles along the border with Montana from near Yellowstone in the south. It runs north passing through Targhee National Forest and Salmon National Forest.

Sections of the southwestern Idaho CDT that are closed to bikes where they pass through Recommended Wilderness Areas and National Park.

From Morrison Lake north to Chief Joseph Pass is open to riding.

Local Trail Association
Mountain Bike Idaho (mtbid.org)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.

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Route Sections

1 Italian Peaks RWA
  • 6 miles distance
  • 1,408 ft climb
  • -2,365 ft descent
2 Italian Peaks RWA
  • 11 miles distance
  • 3,006 ft climb
  • -2,815 ft descent
3 Yellowstone National Park
  • 3 miles distance
  • 284 ft climb
  • -20 ft descent

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
More Stats for Continental Divide Trail (CDT) Idaho mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1,211 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,758 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,243 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,454 ft
  • Grade
    0.07%
  • Grade max
    -46.54%
  • Grade min
    50.424%
  • Distance climb
    164 miles
  • Distance down
    161 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Very Dry
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