6 miles
Distance
406 ft
Climb
-2,784 ft
Descent
00:35:33
Avg time
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Cold Springs Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Sun Valley: Bald Mountain
    Ketchum, Idaho
  • Ref Number
    #328
  • AKA
    Perimeter Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    July-Sep
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #19968 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    1997
  • Land Manager

The Cold Springs trail offers a sunny traverse across the backside of Bald Mountain highlighted by a constant, rolling grade with some rocky sections. Following the traverse, the trail diverts into a fast, smooth wooded section down to the Cold Springs lift. Connect to Warm Springs Trail for a combined 22 mile cross-country loop (best ridden clockwise), coming back along the Wood River Trail "Bike Path." This ride is a also great as an up and back or lift-accessed downhill only ride. Be advised of occasional uphill traffic on this trail. This trail is not patrolled or swept-use at your own risk.

Access Info

St. Luke's hospital vicinity
Broadway Trail
Warm Springs Trail

Bike Park

More Stats for Cold Springs mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,378 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,902 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,280 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,280 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,902 ft
  • Grade
    -7.124%
  • Grade max
    -54.93%
  • Grade min
    43.526%
  • Distance climb
    4,699 ft
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,505 ft
  • Avg time
    00:35:33
  • Avg reverse time
    01:27:18
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Status:
on Oct 21, 2019
Snow Covered
Avg: 4 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Other Other
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      Cold Springs Trail Reports

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      Oct 21, 2019 @ 9:13am
      Oct 21, 2019
      Closed for helicopter trees removal please stay out of the area
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 5:13pm
      Sep 26, 2019
      Trail is OPEN. The forest health project is finished and the trail has been rebuilt. We did have a machine breakdown 2.75 miles uphill from the...
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 2:43pm
      Sep 17, 2019
      Closed - Sun Valley Trail Crew is starting repairs on the trail. Stay tuned!
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 10:13pm
      Aug 21, 2019
      Logging operation in progress using heavy equipment with winch cables. As well as trail tread repairs. Please stay out of closed areas until...
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 9:29am
      Aug 21, 2019
      Closed till further notice due to health forest initiative. Please respect these closures. It is for your safety and protection. Thank you.
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      6 Months
      • 7 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
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      • 132 rides
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