4 miles
Distance
1,673 ft
Climb
-109 ft
Descent
00:56:32
Avg time
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St Charles Canyon Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    St Charles Canyon
    Montpelier, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13372 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

This trail is a lesser known gem. Plenty of smooth and wide open stretches to let the brakes go and catch some air over the little mounds. There are several technical rock sections, both short ones and longer more difficult ones. Every technical area has at least one bit of trail to take you around or to send you through an easier option making it a great trail for a variety of riders.

More Stats for St Charles Canyon bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,564 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,945 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,516 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,952 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,516 ft
  • Grade
    6.637%
  • Grade max
    -15.906%
  • Grade min
    25.01%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3,009 ft
  • Distance flat
    846 ft
  • Avg time
    00:56:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:23
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Status:
on Aug 11, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • One Direction
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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      St Charles Canyon Trail Reports

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      Aug 11, 2018 @ 9:37am
      Aug 11, 2018
      The trail is very dry and very loose, which makes for a tough climb. The moon dust is a few inches deep in places; it's brown pow season. The...
      Jul 5, 2017 @ 1:05pm
      Jul 5, 2017
      Lots of washed out areas. Stream crossings are about a foot deep. Still a blast of a downhill!
      Jul 2, 2017 @ 1:08pm
      Jul 2, 2017
      Multiple deep muddy water crossings. Completely washed out 2/3 the way up.
      Jul 12, 2016 @ 6:57pm
      Jul 12, 2016
      There are a couple shallow water crossings and two mud puddles, one of which is large and deep. The rest of the trail is good.
      Sep 2, 2015 @ 9:39am
      Sep 2, 2015
      Trail is in awesome shape. Can't believe I waited until Sept to ride it. The climb is doable and the decent will leave you whooping up the whole...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 8 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
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      Routes with this trail

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      Bloomington to St. Charles
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