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Recommended Routes in Sawtooth National Forest - 15

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Favorite Halfway down the loooooong descent of Imperial!
Intermediate/Difficult

Greenhorn to Imperial Loop

10.8 mi 17.4 km 1,817' Up 553.82 m Up 1,911' Down 582.6 m Down

Ketchum, ID
Favorite Dropping in!
Difficult

The Big Smokey Loop

57.3 mi 92.2 km 5,111' Up 1557.96 m Up 5,108' Down 1557.02 m Down

Fairfield, ID
Favorite Dry trail, but amazing scenery just north of downtown Ketchum
Intermediate/Difficult

Adams Gulch Loop/Griffin Butte Loop

6.8 mi 10.9 km 1,269' Up 386.64 m Up 1,262' Down 384.73 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Sunset on Corral Creek Trail
Intermediate

Corral Creek

6.7 mi 10.7 km 596' Up 181.71 m Up 596' Down 181.68 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Stunning fall colors near the Ross Peak Saddle.
Difficult

Idaho Trail Segment 4

41.0 mi 66.0 km 6,538' Up 1992.76 m Up 4,146' Down 1263.56 m Down

Fairfield, ID
Favorite Starting the Ride
Intermediate

Monumental Jackpot of Descent

60.5 mi 97.4 km 3,121' Up 951.23 m Up 6,015' Down 1833.49 m Down

Hansen, ID
Favorite Nice jump action along the River Run Trail
Intermediate

Bald Mountain Big Descent

13.6 mi 21.9 km 411' Up 125.41 m Up 3,602' Down 1098 m Down

Ketchum, ID
Favorite View from east fork of Baker Creek Lookout.
Intermediate

Curly's Loop

12.1 mi 19.5 km 1,657' Up 504.97 m Up 1,658' Down 505.49 m Down

Sun Valley, ID
Favorite Dropping in!
Difficult

Big Smoky Trail

18.4 mi 29.6 km 234' Up 71.4 m Up 2,936' Down 894.77 m Down

Sun Valley, ID

Sawtooth National Forest Biking

  • 772 Miles 1,243 Kilometers of Trail
  • 15 Recommended Routes
  • 16 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 53 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 39 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Sawtooth National Forest - 93

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Forbidden Fruit Flow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID 17 
10.9 mi 17.6 km #2Osberg Ridgeline #147
Intermediate/Difficult
Ketchum, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Ketchum, ID 18 
5.8 mi 9.3 km #3Fox Creek Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID 22 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #4Pale Rider
Difficult
Ketchum, ID
Difficult
Ketchum, ID
7.6 mi 12.3 km #5Castle Creek Trail
Difficult
Ketchum, ID
Difficult
Ketchum, ID
9.8 mi 15.7 km #6Wolftone-Curran
Difficult
Hailey, ID
Difficult
Hailey, ID
3.8 mi 6.2 km #7Pioneer Cabin Trail #122
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
18.4 mi 29.7 km #8Deadline Ridge #541
Intermediate
Hansen, ID
Intermediate
Hansen, ID
5.5 mi 8.8 km #9Alturas Creek
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
5.5 mi 8.9 km #10Deer Creek Trail (#158)
Difficult
Hailey, ID
Difficult
Hailey, ID

Photos of Sawtooth National Forest - 177

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Summertime wildflowers on Osberg Ridge... so awesome!
Aug 16, 2018 near Ketchum, ID
Harper's is a super fun trail, with amazing views across the valley
Oct 10, 2019 near Sun Valley, ID
Absolutely incredible views as you climb Cold Springs towards the top
Oct 10, 2019 near Ketchum, ID
Flowy singletrack coming down Adam's Rib
Aug 16, 2018 near Sun Valley, ID
Halfway down the loooooong descent of Imperial!
Aug 16, 2018 near Hailey, ID
Lodgepole Gulch is a tough climb, but totally worth it for the views and the rippin' downhill!
Oct 10, 2019 near Ketchum, ID
Dry trail, but amazing scenery just north of downtown Ketchum
Aug 16, 2018 near Sun Valley, ID
Amazing flowers among the burn forest.  Interesting contrast.
Jul 30, 2014 near Ketchum, ID