5 miles
Distance
152 ft
Climb
-1,944 ft
Descent
00:31:44
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Baker
    Ketchum, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #11542 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS-Ketchum Ranger District

This is the new reroute of the historical Alden Gulch trail. This trail contains many natural and man made dirt and rock features. This trail makes the Osberg Trail into a loop or it can be accessed off of the East fork of Baker Creek rd. The former is more AM and the latter is better for Enduro style riding. Seasonal shuttle options exist from the road through local outfits. Total ride distance when accesses from the road is 16 miles approximately (26k). Segment is stored without the technical section ride arounds.

More Stats for Alden Gulch (Re-Route) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,792 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,969 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,762 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,761 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,969 ft
  • Grade
    -7.504%
  • Grade max
    -40.699%
  • Grade min
    30.677%
  • Distance climb
    2,639 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,324 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:44
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Status:
on Sep 28, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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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
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  • 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
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  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
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      Directions to alden-gulch-reroute-54667 trailhead (43.711030, -114.544830)
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      Alden Gulch... Trail Reports

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      Sep 28, 2019 @ 8:06am
      Sep 28, 2019
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 8:04am
      Aug 11, 2019
      Jul 20, 2019 @ 9:36am
      Jul 20, 2019
      reporter Pretty good, but not worth the climb to pedal up to IMO.
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 9:08pm
      Jul 7, 2019
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 9:07pm
      Jul 7, 2019
      This is an amazing new trail. You can either ride up and back down or go up East Fork of Baker to aFox Connector to Osberg which is way more enjoyable
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 47 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
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      Jun 25, 2019 @ 12:36pm
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Baker Alden loop
      22 miles
      Ketchum Epic
      43 miles
      Alden Gulch Loop via East Fork of Baker & Fox Peak Connector
      16 miles

      Trail Products

      8 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Nwilkes (Jul 25, 2018 at 23:35)
       This needs to be marked as CLOSED.

      It is under construction and has signs at top and bottom saying closed.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag todd Mod Plus Trailforks (Sep 21, 2018 at 7:45)
       Just officially opened!!! Woohoo
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Tyson29zoll (Sep 26, 2018 at 13:12)
       As of 9-26-18 still says closed from the top
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag zambonix (Oct 6, 2018 at 8:45)
       Closed 'til Spring 2019, on account of being too soft for traffic. Per BCRD website: summertrailink.bcrd.org
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag JamesScottMontgomery (Jul 7, 2019 at 21:16)
       This is a must ride trail in the Wood River Valley! Flows with a little bit of everything. Bravo and fantastic edition to our Valley. - Scott M
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag glissade (Jul 10, 2019 at 12:04)
       Fantastic trail! Great flow and amazing views. Nice work!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Idahoenduro (Jul 13, 2019 at 16:45)
       Trail is all time right now! Big shout out to the WRTC for all the work today.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Ckpelligreen (Jul 19, 2019 at 18:09)
       No sign on the way in form osbergs
      Otherwise an amazing lose ride
      [Reply]

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