Mountain Biking Sun Valley, Idaho  by Greg McRoberts

Mountain Biking Sun Valley, Idaho Guide Book

by Greg McRoberts (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking Sun Valley, Idaho  by Greg McRoberts
First ride of the season? Try the nontechnical Shadyside Trail. Pumped up and ready to go “where not many others go”? Check out gonzo Fourth of July to Pole Creek. Mountain Biking Sun Valley, Idaho (formerly published as Good Dirt) profiles the greatest rides throughout this spectacular landscape. In candid language that speaks directly to cyclists, local mountain biker Greg McRoberts recommends his favorite routes, from the best date rides to the best adventure rides. You’ll also get the inside track on terrain, bike shops, the local coffee scene, and mountain biking ethics.

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Trails from the "Mountain Biking Sun Valley, Idaho" Guide Book
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Adams Gulch is a heavily used area due to its close proximity to Ketchum. The trails here are used by hikers, trail runners, mountain bikers, and equestrians. Please be considerate of others using the ...
Ketchum, ID - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.5
This is also known as Apollo Creek Trail. This is a faith ride. Believe and you’re in; don’t, and you might as well not leave your car. Enjoy! Surface: Dirt jeep road and singletrack trail. Fun factor ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.1
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There are a plethora of trails on Bald Mountain, and the best part is its proximity to Ketchum. If you want to go big, ride power, or just get an aerobic fix, this is a great place to go. The River ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9
Yet another sleepy little ride tucked away in the mountains around Stanley. This ride is a blast, roller-coasting your way up the valley on a jeep road and then to a singletrack trail. Surface: Dirt j ...
Stanley, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.4
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A fairly new trail in Hailey gets action early in the season, during lunch hours and post-work for those dying to get a quick workout in legs and lungs! Surface: Singletrack, dirt jeep road, and pavem ...
Hailey, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.2
This is a rather short but fun ride that has moderate climbing, creek crossings, technical rock moves, views, and a great descent. On top of that, it has access to three other rides in the immediate s ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.8
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If you have a need for a very quick workout to kill some of that daily stress, jump on this ride and pump ’til you puke! Surface: Dirt jeep road and pavement. Fun factor: A quick pump, a quick downhil ...
Hailey, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.2
This ride has it all, quick climbs (never too steep), quick turns in a slalom fashion, and one of the best downhills this close to Ketchum. From Ketchum, drive east on Sun Valley/Trail Creek Road fo ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.8
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This whole area is a great place for riding, no matter which loop you do. Cow Creek is still a bit of a primitive trail compared to the other trails in the area. Be prepared for a little bit of advent ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.4
So, you need a change of pace from that boring singletrack riding? This is it. Casual or difficult, you make the choice; either one is well worth it. Surface: Pavement to dirt jeep road. Fun factor: S ...
Hailey, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.4
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A gradual climb on a jeep road to a singletrack downhill that rivals any ride in the area. Surface: Dirt jeep road and singletrack trail. Fun factor: Steady moderate climb to an outrageous downhill.
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.3
Gorgeous views and plenty of wildlife. Bring bug juice, food, and a camera. Surface: Dirt jeep road and singletrack trail. Fun factor: Wildlife, wildflowers, rocks, roots, and mountains. You will LOVE ...
Stanley, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.4
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When you have the time and the desire for a ride that you’ll be talking about for years to come, this is it. Great climbing, stream crossings, and a descent that would make anyone jealous; it’s all ri ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.8
Let’s say you want one hell of a long ride, some serious uphill with a backcountry commitment that takes the better part of a day. This is the ride for you! It’s gorgeous and you get into areas where ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 38.1
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This is undoubtedly one of the best all-around rides close to Ketchum. Never too steep to ride and always a good time on the downhills. Surface: Singletrack trail and dirt jeep road. Fun factor: Mod ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.6
This is not a first-date ride. Be ready for going over the front of your bike, falling, and pushing. Surface: Dirt jeep road to singletrack trail. Fun factor: Wicked downhills, climbs, and traverses ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 22.4
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Galena Lodge has been around since 1974 as a cross-country skiing and mountain bike/hiking center. Since mountain biking and other outdoor recreation pursuits have increased in popularity over the yea ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.5
This ride is always an aerobic challenge with wonderful singletrack trails, views of the Pioneer Mountains, and some of the best downhill riding around. Surface: Singletrack trail. Fun factor: Moderat ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.8
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The Harriman Trail extends from the SNRA headquarters north of Ketchum all the way up to Galena Lodge. You can either ride up or down the trail, but don’t be fooled into thinking it’s gradual the enti ...
Ketchum, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18.6
This is the locals’ standard, early-season ride to get their legs and butt into shape. It’s a fast cruise with a bit of climbing, mostly on jeep roads. Surface: Dirt jeep road, pavement, singletrack. ...
Hailey, ID - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 26.2
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