2 miles
Distance
465 ft
Climb
-434 ft
Descent
00:07:44
Avg time

Valley View Loop Details

  • Riding area
    Sun Valley: Bald Mountain
    Ketchum, Idaho
  • AKA
    Gun Club
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Oct
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #5016
  • Year Opened
    2007
  • Land Manager
    Sun Valley Resort

Start at Carol's Trailhead on Sun Valley Road across from the Sun Valley Lodge. This short loop is best used clockwise for a quick mountain bike ride or beginner hike. This trail has the best 360 degree views of the valley, Bald Mountain, the Boulders and the Pioneer Mountains.

Access Info

Start at Carol's Trailhead on Sun Valley Road across from the Sun Valley Lodge.

Bike Park

More Stats for Valley View Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    31 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,940 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,185 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,940 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,971 ft
  • Grade
    0.341%
  • Grade max
    -88.944%
  • Grade min
    32.299%
  • Distance climb
    2,728 ft
  • Distance down
    2,100 ft
  • Distance flat
    4,343 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:44
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:50
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Status:
on Apr 17, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to valley-view-loop trailhead (43.693118, -114.357435)
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Valley View Loop Trail Reports

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Apr 17, 2018 @ 2:41pm
Apr 17, 2018
A few small patches of wet trail still exist, but 99% dry and ride-able. Please go straight through any wet spots to avoid widening the trail tread.
Apr 3, 2018 @ 9:31am
Apr 3, 2018
Significant snowpack on all north and east facing aspects still exists. Please be patient and stay off the trails until they're ready to be...
May 11, 2017 @ 6:59am
May 11, 2017
Maintenance on Valley View Loop is complete as of yesterday. Enjoy!
May 9, 2017 @ 3:54pm
May 9, 2017
No snow remains and the trail is completely dry. Trail crew performed tread maintenance today.
Apr 25, 2017 @ 3:27pm
Apr 25, 2017
Couple of east facing pockets of snow remain. Please go straight through the snow and mud rather than walk around.
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Valley View Loop, Ketchum

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