3 miles
Distance
294 ft
Climb
-1,619 ft
Descent
00:17:04
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Saddle Up Trail

Saddle Up Details

  • Riding area
    Sun Valley: Bald Mountain
    Ketchum, Idaho
  • AKA
    Baldy Freeride Trail
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July-Sep
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2013
  • Land Manager

Starting from the top of Bald Mountain, this 2.5 mile advanced route requires some know-how. Saddle Up is stacked with large jumps and steep berms before merging with the final banked turns of Lupine Trail and returning to Christmas lift.

Access Info

Top of Bald Mountain
Christmas lift

Bike Park

More Stats for Saddle Up mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,325 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,674 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,999 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,999 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,674 ft
  • Grade max
    -93.384%
  • Grade min
    34.103%
  • Distance climb
    3,372 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,459 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:04
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Status:
on Jun 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to saddle-up trailhead (43.660289, -114.406111)
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Saddle Up Trail Reports

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Jun 21, 2018 @ 8:30pm
Jun 21, 2018
Saddle Up is now officially open
Oct 4, 2017 @ 12:56pm
Oct 4, 2017
Closed for the season
Jul 1, 2017 @ 11:21am
Jul 1, 2017
Jun 30, 2017 @ 4:52pm
Jun 30, 2017
Tomorrow, Saturday July 1st, Saddle Up Trail will be closed in the morning for the Enduro Bike Race. At 12:30 pm all of Saddle Up will be open to...
Apr 25, 2017 @ 3:06pm
Apr 25, 2017
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Jul 25, 2016 @ 11:15am
Jul 25, 2016
Saddle Up, Bellingham
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Jun 25, 2015 @ 8:07am
Jun 25, 2015
Saddle Up, Sun Valley
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Jun 3, 2015 @ 12:16pm
Jun 3, 2015
Saddle Up, Sun Valley
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Jun 3, 2015 @ 12:16pm
Jun 3, 2015
Saddle Up, Sun Valley

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