2 miles
Distance
119 ft
Climb
-1,750 ft
Descent
00:40:02
Avg time

Mt Ida Down Details

  • Riding Area
    Mt Ida
    Salmon Arm, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Mt Ida East Peak
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Apr to Oct
  • Global Ranking
    #80124 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    BC Forest Service

This is a true mountain hiking single track. The upper section is along a narrow ridge with great valley views, there is a steep exposed down hike part way down. This trail is very subject to blowdown. There is no easy access. Hike a bike mandatory.

Access Info

Mt Ida FSR from east of the cemetary on Foothill Road. Very rough and washed out. A mega granny gear grunt.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Mt Ida Down bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,631 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,441 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,072 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,072 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,441 ft
  • Grade
    -16.844%
  • Grade max
    -68.479%
  • Grade min
    22.88%
  • Distance climb
    1,267 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    35 ft
  • Avg time
    00:40:02
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Dry
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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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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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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      Mt Ida Down Trail Reports

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      Aug 2, 2018 @ 3:16am
      Aug 2, 2018
      Finally done! after 10 hours work on this and east peaks section, the trail is now rideable. Enjoy before more blowdown happens....and it will!
      Jun 3, 2018 @ 5:18pm
      Jun 3, 2018
      reporter many many trees down. has not seen a chain saw for some years.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 7 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
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      Mt Ida Down, My City
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      Mt Ida Down, My City
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      Mt Ida Down, My City
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      Aug 2, 2018 @ 7:53am
      Aug 2, 2018
      Mt Ida Down, My City

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