6.8 miles
Distance
4,063 ft
Climb
-817 ft
Descent
01:48:10
Avg time
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Wapiti Creek Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Lowman
    , Idaho
  • Ref Number
    #160
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #68521 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #77806 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The Wapiti Creek Trail offers panoramic views of the Sawtooth Mountains as it climbs from the trailhead to its terminus at the Ten Mile Ridge Trail.

The first part of the trail climbs for over a mile, following multiple switchbacks across a hillside, to gain a ridge.

The trail continues up, makes a sidehill traverse across loose granitic soils, and enters a saddle before the uphill travel eases.

The route is easier as the trail follows along the ridge for over 2 miles to the junction with the Ten Mile Ridge Trail.

From the junction, bike travel is only permitted to the right (west) portion of the Ten Mile Ridge Trail. Traveling east on the trail (to the left) quickly takes you into the Sawtooth Wilderness.

A loop can be made by combining the Wapiti Creek Trail with the Ten Mile Ridge and Blue Jay Trails.

source: Boise NF
Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Wapiti Creek mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    3,246 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,394 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,769 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,394 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,640 ft
  • Grade
    9.033%
  • Grade max
    -33.664%
  • Grade min
    42.496%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    286 ft
  • Avg time
    01:48:10
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