5 miles
Distance
3,380 ft
Climb
-141 ft
Descent
01:48:42
Avg time
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Bald Mountain Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Sun Valley: Bald Mountain
    Ketchum, Idaho
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Jun-Oct
  • Global Ranking
    #5267
  • Land Manager

A challenging uphill ride, this 3000+ foot climb is used primarily by hikers. Start at River Run Plaza and hike to the BLM Scenic Overlook and back down, or continue the five-mile trek to the top of Bald Mountain, where you can download on the lifts. Hikers looking for something shorter can opt to take the Roundhouse Connector and download on the gondola. there are multiple bike loop options via French Connection or the Traverse Trail. Downloading available only during operating hours.

Access Info

River Run Plaza

Bike Park

More Stats for Bald Mountain Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3,240 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,788 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,027 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,788 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,027 ft
  • Grade
    12.428%
  • Grade max
    -32.473%
  • Grade min
    63.368%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    2,258 ft
  • Distance flat
    229 ft
  • Avg time
    01:48:42
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Status:
on Jun 12, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Bald Mountain Trail Trail Reports

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Jun 12, 2018 @ 1:33pm
Jun 12, 2018
2 trees down
Jun 8, 2018 @ 4:03pm
Jun 8, 2018
A few sections (Upper College
Jun 6, 2018 @ 10:17am
Jun 6, 2018
From summit down to Roundhouse Lane one section is snow covered where it crosses Upper College and two sections across Limelight run.
May 20, 2018 @ 1:35pm
May 20, 2018
Open to hiking and uphill biking as a loop with French Connection and the Traverse Trail. Trail above Traverse Trail has not been checked or...
Apr 17, 2018 @ 5:08pm
Apr 17, 2018
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Jun 12, 2018 @ 1:32pm
Jun 12, 2018
Bald Mountain Trail, Sun Valley
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Jun 12, 2018 @ 1:32pm
Jun 12, 2018
Bald Mountain Trail, Sun Valley
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Jun 6, 2018 @ 9:44am
Jun 6, 2018
Bald Mountain Trail, Sun Valley
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Jul 9, 2017 @ 10:22am
Jul 9, 2017
Bald Mountain Trail, My City

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