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blue Warm Springs Trail

Trail

8.7 mile 13.9 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 78' 24 m
Descent: -2,463' -751 m
High: 8,286' 2,526 m
Low: 5,901' 1,799 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 15% (8°)

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A great descent, out and back, or loop for a beautiful, challenging, fun day.

Nick Wilder

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Features -none-

Upper reaches of trail closed until July 1 to protect calving elk.

Description

The trail is fantastic on descent (taking the lift makes this a great option if you want a great ride without 3,200' of climbing!). It's fast and flowing and can be mesmerizing. A roller coaster ride through the wooded backside of Bald Mountain, including a half mile climb to Little America Point.

As a climb, this trail begins at the warm springs base area out Warm Springs road. The first bit of the trail is a bit steep, but don't worry - it becomes more gradual once you get into the trees. The trail switchbacks and traverses all the way to the top of Bald Mountain. This climb does take some aerobic effort, so be aware.

Beautiful sections of burned trees will open you to many amazing vistas. The trail is mostly smooth and fast, with a few rocky sections but nothing severe.

For a combined 22 mile cross-country loop (best ridden clockwise), connect from Cold Springs Trail, starting near St. Luke's hospital. Or lastly, take the lifts to the top of Bald Mountain for a scenic downhill-only ride. This trail is not patrolled or swept - use at your own risk.

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Jun 3, 2019
Kyrie Nutting
6.7mi
Aug 22, 2018
Rob Adams
Jul 27, 2018
Rob Adams
Jun 20, 2018
James Hohl
Aug 12, 2015
Jim Bob Pipes
Sad to see how much burned! Used to be such a lush forest ride almost the whole way… still a great trail but much different character now.
Aug 7, 2015
Howie Redd
Sep 5, 2014
Andrew Marshall

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