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Length: 8 mi (12.9 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: One-way
Elevation: +167/ -1,476 ft
Total: 1 riders

Mountain Biking Trail Gulch Shuttle

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#273 of 317 mountain bike trails in Idaho
#27,282 in the world

Trail and Carl Gulch are good shuttles from the top of Stein Mtn. They are
pretty short from the lower Sheep Creek access given the time it takes to drive
up to the start.

The upper Stein Mtn section is steep descending. Then a sidehill sections to a
flat ridge and a trail junction. Taking the right hand trail through the woods will
get you to Trail and Carl Gulch.
From here you will sidehill through the woods then come on onto the center of
the ridge and stay there until the trail hits Road 077.

This is the lower shuttle dropoff and the junction w/ Carl Gulch.

Go left and drop down the gully straight into Little Silverlead Creek. The ride
stays here along the creek for close to a mile then climbs up and out to the
After topping out on the climb it is a steep ripping descent down to the Trail
Gulch Trailhead.

Please Close ALL Gates between June 1 and Sept 1.

First added by chukt on May 5, 2012. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
This shuttle ride has two access points.

Early season (late May) go north on US93 from North Fork to the Sheep Creek
Road (USFS Road 077). Follow the signs and the road up and up staying on 077
for about 8 miles where the road crosses over a prominent ridge.

Late season (July) take the 4th of July Creek Road (USFS Road 071), about 5
miles SE of North Fork and 14 miles north of Salmon. Follow this road all the
way up the canyon, the road gets rocky (well...rockier) after it leaves the
canyon. Stay on the main road and you come to Stein Mtn Lookout. The trail
starts here.

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