Adams Gulch Loop

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AVERAGE RATING
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3.75 out of 5
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Intermediate
7.0
miles

Singletrack
↑ 3,300 ft
↓ 3,400 ft
5,966
elevation (ft)

Loop
Trail Description
About this trail
Popular trail close to town with singletrack loop with a road that splits it down the middle for those looking for an easier route. Many junctions to other area trails. Dogs can be off-leash outside of the parking area. Wild flowers were going crazy in Mid-July. North part of loop is partially forested while in a gulch and exposed on a south-facing slope while the south part of the loop is in forested terrain.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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  eastwood   on Aug 12, 2018
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Reviews (4)
 

World Champ

July 31, 2017
 
Review: I'd heard that Forbidden Fruit was a good flow trail and the most technically interesting of the Adams Gulch trails so I went to have a look. First I rode up the valley mainly on the Shady Side Trail (nice), then part way up Eves Gulch (climbs up through forest). Forbidden Fruit starts with a short stiff climb but soon starts flowing down along the side of the valley. It's hand-made I think - not very wide anyway - with a fairly good surface. There are some nice bermed corners and some good but small humps and jumps. Like all flow trails you really need to ride it a few times to be able to make the most of it. It does need speed to work well and there is not a lot of room for error. It's only about a mile long.

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Singletrack

September 15, 2014
dgw2jr Singletrack  
 
Review: Mostly smooth single track with some optional creek crossings. Shady side is awesome. Forbidden fruit was not my thing. Skip Lane's if you don't like the sun.

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Granny Gear

July 25, 2011
 
Review: Super convenient from downtown Ketchum, this trail features a number of bridges or stream crossings. The trail is pretty gentle and smooth, with only a few mandatory rocky spots. Starts alongside the creek and then winds it's way up through sage into aspens and pine. One steep section up to a lookout point and then flowing singletrack back down.

Similar Trail: Trails west of highway near Ketchum. Chocolate Gulch, Greenhorn, etc.

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Gramcounter

October 19, 2010
 
Review: This is a great ride! Not a lot of technical aspects but not for the beginner either. "Real" singletrack much of the way. Many different options for increasing or decreasing length/difficulty. Smooth and fast.

Similar Trail: Fox Creek loop

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Adams Gulch Loop MTB Trail 3.75 out of 5 based on 4 ratings. 4 user reviews.
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