Mountain Biking Boise Guide Book

by Martin Potucek (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking Boise  by Martin Potucek

220pp/maps/charts
ISBN: 1560445998

A handy, pocket-sized guide to 40 rides in the Boise, Idaho area. Covers distance, elevation change, type of tread, technical & physical difficulty, uniqueness of the route & more.

© Martin Potucek/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Mountain Biking Boise" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 40.
... Preview: Mid foothills of the Boise Front. This is a good example ride in the middle foothills (1,000-2,000 feet elevation above the valley floor below). Although not particularly stunning in terms of scen ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: Boise Front, upper foothills northeast of downtown. This ride is an expressway to the Boise ridge. Once eon top, you're in expert territory (unless you've driven up), and The long rides of the area ar ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.6
... Preview: Barber Flats, a few miles east of Boise. This easy loop, just east of Boise, hugs the rimrock leading to the Boise River Canyon. Just south of the route is the Boise River-Barber Flats Wildlife Manage ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.6
... Preview: Boise River From downtown southeast, out past Lucky Peak Dam and back on the south side of the river along the Oregon Trail. This long loop takes you from the heart of the city to a very remote sectio ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 27.1
... Preview: Boise Front, just northwest of the center of town. This is a serious ride. Including the descents that you have to regain, this one climbs 4,000 feet. Terrain is widely varied, but the steep uphills a ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 25.3
... Preview: Foothills northwest of Boise. The middle reaches of the Dry Creek drainages, paradoxically, are sub-irrigated, and provide welcome verdure, even through midsummer. Traffic is generally very light, a ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.4
... Preview: Foothills northwest of Boise. A good winter ride, easy access and easy cruising with only one big hill. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.5
... Preview: Northeast Boise foothills. The flip side of the coin is that all of the liabilities suggested also make this a great place to bike. Sandstone steps (from 3 foot high to your Japanese garden variety ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: East Boise foothills. Affording great views of east Boise and the front Range, this short loop around Castle Rock offers a range of rocky trails and ridge riding. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: Boise foothills, just northwest of the center of town. Quick, easy access from town, views, varied terrain with a mixture of skill levels. Better-than-postcard views of Boise and the surrounding Fro ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Immediate Boise Front foothills; close to town. Follows Crane Creek drainage and west to descend Bogus Basin Road. Numerous water crossings in wet seasons; wonderful diversity of terrain. A killer ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.9
... Preview: Boise Front foothills, northwest of downtown Boise. An excellent view of Rocky canyon, some exposure. If you like big hills, this is a ride for you. A great mixture of rolling over smooth ground, r ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15.7
... Preview: Lower foothills of the Boise Front, just north of downtown Boise. This is a wonderfully diverse ride that goes from wetlands to rugged ridges. It is also as close to downtown as you can get while st ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: Boise Front lower foothills, just north of downtown. The Sidewinder Trail section of this loop is the most technical part; there is exposure and quick, steep climbs with equally quick descents. Ste ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: Boise Front, east of downtown Boise. This loop starts at the bottom of Rocky Canyon, one of the most rugged and rocky places in Ada County. The approach just warms you up to the total pump of doing ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: Old Fort Boise Military Reserve, just north of downtown. This is the closest singletrack to downtown. It covers some of the most varied terrain around. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.1
... Preview: Bogus Basin Ski Area, 19 miles north of Boise. Circumnavigating the top of Shafer Butte, this ride is the highest in this book. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.1
... Preview: The beginning of this ride winds by a natural estuary, and great efforts have been made to preserve this fragile environment. There are plans afoot to stretch this trail all the way to Eagle Island ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Northwest Boise foothills. Complete with bridge, drains, basalt gardens, and a rocky, pedestrian-only loop, this trail system introduces an area that used to be off limits to bikers; and is a good ex ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.3
... Preview: Boise's north-end and foothills. You are at the center of Boise's north end at Camelback Park. To avoid crowds, go at off-peak hours and mid-week. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Boise"
Boise, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.9

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