7 miles
Distance
3,782 ft
Climb
-554 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Patterson Creek 072 Details

  • Riding area
    Leadore
    Leadore, Idaho
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • Season
    July-September
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Salmon-Challis National Forest

This non-motorized single track trail heads up Patterson Creek, starting with its Junction with the East Fork of Patterson Creek. Depending on how much and when trail maintenance is done, it may be a better hike then bike. It crosses Patterson creek numerous times. Plan on getting your feet wet. When it leaves the creek and heads up the mountain to the west, the grade increases substantially requiring hike a bike on the way up. The trail is marked with traditional Forest Service blazes on the trees and the tread is mostly well defined. There are numerous dead trees along the trail so deadfall could be numerous. This is a strenuous ride at best but if you like that kind of ride, this ones for you. The scenery is outstanding. The trail continues down Falls Creek and up and over to Morse Creek. However there is potentially a lot of downfall across the trail in Falls Creek as a majority of that drainage burned in a fire and there are many dead trees standing along that portion of the trail. Patterson Creek was not affected by that fire.

Access Info

Access is via the Patterson Creek road 096 which is a very rough and narrow road with few turnouts or turn arounds.

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More Stats for Patterson Creek 072 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3,228 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,465 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,477 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,705 ft
  • Grade
    9.204%
  • Grade max
    -44.556%
  • Grade min
    55.05%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,893 ft
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Patterson Creek 072, Salmon

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