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Greenhorn to Imperial Loop

 14 votes

Length

10.8 Miles 17.4 Kilometers


100%

Singletrack

Elevation

1,817' 554 m

Ascent

-1,911' -583 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

7,472' 2,277 m

High

5,873' 1,790 m

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Well designed trails with great scenery through a variety of vegetation.

Nick Wilder

Overview

A fun intermediate loop with views, flowers, and dusty singletrack.

Description

From the trailhead, keep left on Greenhorn Trail, cross a few bridges, and enjoy smooth easy riding as a few trails branch off to the left. Continue ascending, never very steeply, as the trail crosses through a huge variety of riparian vegetation from sagebrush to aspen trees before climbing through dense pine and fir forest to a high ridge.

At the intersection with Imperial Gulch Trail, proceed uphill for another 1/2 mile to the high point, then ride on downhill for a fun and fast descent. It's a bit dusty and exposed, but rewards riders with outstanding views of the Pioneer Mountains and occasional wildflowers. Contour down across grassy hillsides, popping in and out of small groves of aspen and pine. Attain the saddle, then cruise through a large flowery meadow with sweeping views of Mahoney Butte. After a wooded section that burned in the 2013 fire, the trail ends at a signed T intersection then crosses the Greenhorn Creek and arrives at the parking lot.

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Sep 25, 2017
Paula Churchill
10.8mi
Sep 5, 2017
Jamie Sampey
Jul 29, 2017
Etoile Hening
Great ride with Madison and Gracey, but much harder than we thought it would be!! It seems we should have ridden the opposite direction! Magnificent 10.8mi
Oct 13, 2016
Jocelyn Tonnell
10.5mi
Sep 4, 2015
Khuff Huff

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  4.4 from 14 votes

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in Hailey

#701

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in Hailey

#19

in Idaho

#701

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Are these trails rideable in mid to late May? Mar 25, 2018

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