1.3 miles
Distance
344 ft
Climb
-34 ft
Descent
00:15:39
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Solar Ecstasy Trail
  • Collaborative Trails
    since 2020
    Builder

Solar Ecstasy Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Schweitzer
    Sandpoint, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Season
    Late June - October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #121956 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #22579 in E-Biking
    • #37219 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2020
  • Land Manager
    Schweitzer Mountain Resort

Solar Ecstasy is the Pend Oreille Pedaler's newest trail, paid for with grant funds from Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation Mountain Bike license plate fund, the Equinox Foundation, and from POP member support. The trail was constructed by our partners at Collaborative Trails and with over 130 hours of POP volunteer labor.

The trail offers a gentle grade of 4-6% from where it leaves High Point to where it joins the Uleda Point segment of the Watershed Crest Trail. Although it is intended as a climbing trail, it is multi-directional and offers excellent flow downhill as well.

Access Info

Solar Ecstasy can be accessed from lower High Point trail after about a 1,000 foot climb over three miles from the roundabout, after a series of switchbacks in the woods you'll come out above the tree line and see Solar Ecstasy head off to the left towards Uleda Point. Alternatively, the trail can be access from the top via the Uleda Point segment of the WCT, which can be accessed via chairlift from the top of Schweitzer Mountain Resort.

Bike Park

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Solar Ecstasy mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    312 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,693 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,005 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,694 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,004 ft
  • Grade
    4.5%
  • Grade max
    -18.6%
  • Grade min
    19.7%
  • Distance climb
    5,203 ft
  • Distance down
    817 ft
  • Distance flat
    958 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:23
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      Solar Ecstasy Trail Reports

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      Aug 28, 2021 @ 10:17am
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      Jul 3, 2021 @ 10:31am
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      Jun 8, 2021 @ 11:43am
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      Jun 5, 2021 @ 11:00am
      Jun 5, 2021
      Seems like a newer cut trail, not as perfect as the rest of the mtn
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 9:09am
      Oct 2, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 1 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 157 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 35 rides
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