2 miles
Distance
1,747 ft
Climb
-22 ft
Descent
01:03:37
Avg time
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4th July to N Tower Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Wagonhammer
    North Fork, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T3 Demanding Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Season
    July-September
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking

Old USFS trail providing access from 4th of July Cr to North Tower Cr. This is a non-motorized trail. At about 6600 ft in elevation, a well-used trail connects from the north. The trail from the north originates at the end of an old Logging Spur, Road 071-A.

Note, this trail is steep and has many switchbacks. Over 36 from the Middle of July Trail down. Several more above. Many of the switchbacks are steep and sharp. Riders should be experienced with riding these kinds of conditions. This is not a trail for the average rider due to the challenges listed above.

Access Info

This trail does not connect all the way to the 4th of July Cr Road. Users need to bushwhack from the road to the start of the trail. Once the trails starts to switchback up the slope, it is distinct and easy to follow.

More Stats for 4th July to N Tower bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,725 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,384 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,116 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,384 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,110 ft
  • Grade
    19.1%
  • Grade max
    -10.1%
  • Grade min
    63.8%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    659 ft
  • Distance flat
    118 ft
  • Avg time
    01:03:37
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
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  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      1 Review & Comments

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      flag chuktA TRAILFORKS (May 31, 2019 at 17:59)
       I counted 41 switchbacks coming down.
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