1.6 miles
Distance
263 ft
Climb
-715 ft
Descent
00:25:46
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Iron Hat Ridge Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Iron Creek/Hat Creek
    Salmon, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June-October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #224012 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Salmon-Challis National Forest

This blazed Forest Service trail connects the Old Indian Trail 246 with the South Fork Of Iron Creek Road. The trail tread is narrow and on a steep sidehill. The trail is best ridden downhill or west to east. Along the way you will pass a stock tank/spring and a fence.

Access Info

Access is via the Old Indian Trail 246.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Iron Hat Ridge Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -452 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,234 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,783 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,686 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,234 ft
  • Grade
    -5.371%
  • Grade max
    -57.557%
  • Grade min
    32.168%
  • Distance climb
    2,730 ft
  • Distance down
    5,270 ft
  • Distance flat
    425 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:46
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      Iron Hat Ridge Trail Trail Reports

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      Aug 27, 2022 @ 9:26am
      Aug 27, 2022
      Clear of all deadfall.
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 6:51pm
      Jul 16, 2022
      The east end is clear of deadfall up to the edge of the recent burn…~1 mile in. I went no further as the chainsaw rebelled like an angst filled...
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 10:28am
      Aug 28, 2021
      Going west to east, the trail from the ridge is faint and difficult to follow. Tread is no better than a game trail. Numerous blowdowns.
      Sep 23, 2018 @ 8:59pm
      Sep 23, 2018
      reporter The trail was burned over by the Rabbit Foot Fire in August/September 2018. The trail is probably not rideable until trail rehab is done.
      Jul 23, 2018 @ 1:02pm
      Jul 23, 2018
      reporter The wire fence adjacent to the trail in the vicinity of the spring/stocktank is down and spread across the trail by elk or cattle. This is a...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
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      • 3 rides
      • Last: Sep 1, 2022

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      Aug 30, 2021 @ 12:51pm
      Aug 30, 2021

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