3 miles
Distance
604 ft
Climb
-680 ft
Descent
00:24:06
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of White Clouds Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

White Clouds Trail 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
    #21469 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2007
  • Land Manager

From Valley View Loop, hike clockwise along the trail, returning along the paved Trail Creek Path. You can also start at Earl's Trailhead across from the Sun Valley Clubhouse for a great counter-clockwise ride or hike.

Access Info

Earl's Trailhead across from the Sun Valley Golf Clubhouse. Best ridden counter-clockwise. Best hike clockwise.

Bike Park

More Stats for White Clouds Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -77 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,025 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,266 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,102 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,025 ft
  • Grade max
    -55.357%
  • Grade min
    56.011%
  • Distance climb
    4,472 ft
  • Distance down
    4,436 ft
  • Distance flat
    5,265 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:06
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:22
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Status:
on Jun 4, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      White Clouds Trail Trail Reports

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      Jun 4, 2018 @ 4:01pm
      Jun 4, 2018
      All Clear
      Apr 28, 2018 @ 12:03pm
      Apr 28, 2018
      A few wet spots remain- ride through and not around!
      Apr 3, 2018 @ 9:28am
      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 13, 2017 @ 1:00pm
      May 13, 2017
      All of White Clouds Loop is dry. Perfect for hiking and biking while other valley trails are still melting and/or drying out.
      May 9, 2017 @ 4:14pm
      May 9, 2017
      There are still some wet & muddy sections on the north aspect so please tread lightly. The crew will be in the process of cleaning up the...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 23 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
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      • 121 rides
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      White Clouds Trail, Nampa
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      White Clouds Trail, Camas
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      Jun 3, 2018 @ 9:17am
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      White Clouds Trail, Camas
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      May 3, 2017 @ 12:23pm
      May 3, 2017
      White Clouds Trail, Sun Valley

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