1,114 ft
Distance
17 ft
Climb
-161 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sheephorn Lookout Short Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    Iron Creek/Hat Creek
    Salmon, Idaho
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June-October
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Salmon-Challis National Forest

This approximately two tenths mile long trail was the original trail built to access the lookout before the road was built. It starts off the road on the trail down to the outhouse, goes about 10 feet below the outhouse and winds/contours around to the left through the trees. In a short distance it crosses the ridge onto an open slope with scattered sagebrush. It ends at the switchback on the road below the lookout.

Access Info

Access is via the parking area for Sheephorn Lookout, and at the switchback off road 050.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sheephorn Lookout Short Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -144 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,988 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,131 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,988 ft
  • Grade
    -12.883%
  • Grade max
    -30.361%
  • Grade min
    25.256%
  • Distance climb
    83 ft
  • Distance down
    923 ft
  • Distance flat
    108 ft
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on Jun 19, 2017
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Sheephorn... Trail Reports

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Jun 19, 2017 @ 7:56am
Jun 19, 2017
reporter Trail and road to lookout are snow free and dry.
Dec 10, 2016 @ 5:37pm
Dec 10, 2016
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