3 miles
Distance
72 ft
Climb
-1,337 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
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Details

  • Riding Area
    Iron Creek/Hat Creek
    Salmon, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June-October
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #104256 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This old Jeep/Logging Road is shown as closed to wheeled motor vehicles on the Salmon-Challis National Forest Travel Plan. It frequently has fresh motor vehicle tracks on it. It has a steep grade with associated erosion in places and may have downfall across it. It is a good downhill run from Sheephorn Lookout on a non-motorized mountain bike.

Access Info

Access is via the Sheephorn Lookout Road 60050 on the upper south end or the Slide Gulch Road 60315 on the lower north end.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sheephorn Mountain Bike Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,265 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,778 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,043 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,778 ft
  • Grade
    -7.555%
  • Grade max
    -28.91%
  • Grade min
    18.796%
  • Distance climb
    1,036 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    603 ft
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Dec 10, 2016
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