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 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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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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