3 miles
Distance
50 ft
Climb
-1,638 ft
Descent
00:24:16
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lower Basin DH Trail

Lower Basin DH Details

  • Riding Area
    Schweitzer Mountain Resort
    Sandpoint, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Early Spring through late Fall
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #31758 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    Schweitzer Mountain resort and City of Sandpoint

The "OG" trail of Schweitzer Basin created by downhillers / freeriders with improved sections created past few seasons.
All riders should pre-ride the trail and review it's features before committing to speed runs! Besides ordinary features, open gap jumps of a variety of sizes exist.
Watch out for the wandering huckleberry pickers!

Access Info

Enter at the roundabout parking lot, exit onto Schweitzer Mountain Road at the 4th switchback and re-enter just a couple of hundred yards downhill before the 4-mile road marker.
Watch out for cross country riders, hikers and runners around the intersections with the Lower Basin XC trail system.

Bike Park

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Basin DH bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,589 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,619 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,207 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,207 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,619 ft
  • Grade
    -11.863%
  • Grade max
    -47.538%
  • Grade min
    15.455%
  • Distance climb
    971 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    608 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:16
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Status:
on Jun 12, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
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  • Green
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Lower Basin DH Trail Reports

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      Jun 12, 2018 @ 3:10pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      Fast and fun. Lots of people out riding.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 15 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 92 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 10, 2018 @ 1:01pm
      Aug 10, 2018
      Lower Basin DH, Cranbrook
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      Nov 14, 2017 @ 6:52pm
      Nov 14, 2017
      Lower Basin DH, Coeur d'Alene
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      Nov 14, 2017 @ 6:52pm
      Nov 14, 2017
      Lower Basin DH, Coeur d'Alene

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