Loon Lake Trail

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10
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↑ 3,300 ft
↓ 3,300 ft
5,700
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Trail Description
About this trail
This is a classic McCall area ride. You can loop it clockwise or counter - either way is fun, especially when linked with the Secesh Trail for a loop. You can hike around Loon Lake and view a crashed-WWII era plane. There are junctions with other trails (e.g., Ruby Meadows) that can be used to make longer loops or out-and-backs. A great area to explore.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Q: is this trail doable in mid-late April? -Guest

A: I would say no

ByrneCurl answered on June 23, 2016. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Reviews (3)
 

Gnarly


September 8, 2015
Tour Guide Gnarly  
 
Review: Fantastic ride through some beautiful country. There are multiple routes and starting points depending on how far you want to ride. I believe the most popular route to begin at Chinook Campground and go either down the river or across the river and over the hill. Either route gets you to the same place. With the exception of a climb or two there is nothing technical about this ride. It's rolling hills and well maintained single track. The river trail section does get a bit narrow and has some nasty drop offs. Just be careful along the edges. Once you get to Loon Lake take some time to soak in the beauty. As you look across the crystal clear water you see North and South Loon Mountains looming in the distance. Find a rock or a place on the beach and sit down for lunch. If you feel like taking a short hIke there is a B23 Dragon Bomber crashed on the far end of the lake. It's a little overy a mile to hike around the lake to it. The popular route is along the north side of the lake. Take lots of pictures and enjoy your ride. This place is amazing. Just some information about the area. You will not get cell service along any part of this ride. You are fairly remote and in the event of an emergency you will need to drive back to Sesesh Summit on Warren Wagon Road to get any kind of cell service. I hope you don't need it, but that's the closest service I could find. Ride safe and have fun!

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Granny Gear

July 26, 2015
 
Review: Must do ride. Best to start at Ruby Meadows and end at Campgrounds- shuttle or ride back to Ruby Meadows.

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Gramcounter

April 28, 2014
wayndar Gramcounter  
 
Review: IMBA epic trail! why no love? Its an epic because of the scenery and the trail, not the overall length. Ride from Ruby Meadows if you want 20 miles. Typically ride downstream from Chinook CG first, then have a short but steep climb up to Loon Lake, then a gradual climb and fun descent back to Chinook CG.

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Loon Lake Trail MTB Trail 5.00 out of 5 based on 3 ratings. 3 user reviews.
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