5,183 ft
63 ft
-299 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Upper Basin Trail
  • Selkirk RecreationDistrict

Upper Basin Details

  • Riding area
    Schweitzer Mountain Resort
    Sandpoint, Idaho
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Late Spring thru Late Fall
  • Family Friendly
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Ladder Bridge, Skinny
  • Ride in rain
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Descending: After a steep drop in from the main road trail bobs, weaves and flows parallel to the main road.
Climbing: Makes for a semi strenuous climb except the hike a bike section up to the main road.
Great section for beginner riders.
Watchout for skinny bridges.

Access Info

Descending: Drop in from Schweitzer Mountain Road's intersection with Telemark and Parallel Rds
Climbing: Enter from main road just above the roundabout or climb in from Green Gate area on Future Rd

Bike Park

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Basin mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -236 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,227 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,464 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,464 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,228 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,272 ft
  • Distance down
    3,211 ft
  • Distance flat
    507 ft
  • Avg time
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on Aug 12, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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