Sidewinder

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SHARES
  
AVERAGE RATING
*****
4.67 out of 5
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Intermediate
3.0
miles

Singletrack
↑ 1,100 ft
↓ 1,100 ft
5,099
elevation (ft)

Out & Back
Trail Description
About this trail
The trail bobs and weaves for the first half mile, and then it starts to bounce
upward. The steepness of the climb is offset by the roll of the trail (i.e. every
steep uphill is preceded by a brief downhill). Eventually, the Sidewinder passes
through a gate and meets up with the motorcycle trail. The motorcycle route is
very loose and rocky (shale), but it does meet up with the rest of the Kelly
Canyon trail network at the summit of Kelly Mountain. Ride safe!
added by SackattackGramcounter
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Trail Q&A
Rider Questions
 

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Q: What's the parking like? -Michelle Brown

A: Parking is located at Camelsback park or Military Reserve. Its a bit of a climb and traverse either way to get to Sidewinder, although one climb is much steeper and shorter than the other.

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Reviews (6)
 

Singletrack


November 20, 2016
dauw Singletrack  
 
Review: Fun foothills trail, flowy downhill but often too busy to really let'er rip.

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Granny Gear

July 21, 2016
rickcjmac Granny Gear  
 
Review: The trail start is about 5460 Burns Creek Rd. Ririe, ID 83443. GPS location: 43.609378, -111.648352

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Bunny Hop

May 4, 2016
 
Review: Can be done as a shuttle ride. Start at Y Junction, go up a 4x4 trail for about 1 Mike to the summit of Kelly Mountain then down a decent 2 mile stretch of 4x4/dirt bike trail that connects with the top of Sidewinder. Sidewinder itself was a great 3 mile section of singletrack! I'Lloyd be back for sure!

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Bunny Hop

May 3, 2016
Reconrix Bunny Hop  
 
Review: This is an awesome trail! The name makes sense after riding it! Lots of tight corners on banked single track. I did it as a shuttle so I started at Y Junction just above Kelly Canyon Ski area then finished at Stinking Springs. I'll be back for sure!

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Granny Gear

October 3, 2014
loftis48 Granny Gear  
 
Review: This is the first single track I've done and I stayed in 1, 2, and 3rd gear most of the way to the top so it's a workout but going back is all downhill so its worth the climb. There are two bench stops towards the end that are good places to stop.

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October 19, 2012
Guest   
 
Review: lots of tight turns that you don't realize until going down hill. the climb is worth the down hill section. * Review edited 10/19/2012

* Review edited 10/19/2012

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Sidewinder MTB Trail 4.67 out of 5 based on 6 ratings. 6 user reviews.
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