4 miles
1,504 ft
-106 ft
2 miles
High Point
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Coal Kiln Canyon Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    USFS and BLM

Trail starts out as double track and turns into single track. It starts in the sagebrush at the Coal Kilns at 7,350 feet and climbs up to 8,720 feet. The climbing gets steeper and the trail gets more primitive the farther up you go. The trail ends at the base of a snow slide near timberline. The trail was made to horse skid or sled logs to the charcoal kilns from farther up the mountain where forests made wood available back in the 1890 ? era. Check out the kilns at the start of the ride as they are very interesting.

Access Info

Access from the Charcoal Kilns road, off of Highway 28, between Leadore and Lonepine, Idaho. The road to the Charcoal Kilns is a good gravel road. Park at the kilns and ride from there.

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More Stats for Coal Kiln Canyon bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,398 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,308 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,329 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,727 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4,218 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,826 ft
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on Feb 4, 2016
Snow Covered
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Trail Style
  • ?
Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Feb 4, 2016 @ 12:24pm
Feb 4, 2016
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