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Salmon-Challis National Forest

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Gems in Salmon-Challis National Forest - 1

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HAT Creek Lakes

(1) Challis, ID

Recommended Routes in Salmon-Challis National Forest - 4

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Favorite It's about to get real
Difficult

Beaverhead 100k

62.0 mi 99.7 km 10,669' Up 3251.98 m Up 12,899' Down 3931.72 m Down

Salmon, ID
Favorite Don't forget to periodically look up! This can tend to be one of the warmest parts of the 50k course.
Difficult

River of No Return Endurance Runs 108k

70.8 mi 114.0 km 14,879' Up 4535.02 m Up 14,879' Down 4535.21 m Down

Challis, ID
Favorite Panaroma from the summit of Cape Horn Mountain
Intermediate/Difficult

Cape Horn Mountain from Lola Creek

12.0 mi 19.4 km 3,324' Up 1013.02 m Up 3,323' Down 1012.86 m Down

Cascade, ID
Favorite Looking up Iron Bog Creek drainage
Intermediate

Iron Bog Lake Out-and-Back

3.3 mi 5.3 km 1,117' Up 340.48 m Up 1,113' Down 339.09 m Down

Arco, ID

Salmon-Challis National Forest Running

  • 700 Miles 1,126 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 9 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 22 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 43 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Salmon-Challis National Forest - 70

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3.9 mi 6.3 km #1Mt. Borah
Very Difficult
Challis, ID
Very Difficult
Challis, ID
3.8 mi 6.0 km #2Kane Lake Trail #4066
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
4.5 mi 7.2 km #3Marsh Creek Trail #237
Easy
Cascade, ID
Easy
Cascade, ID
8.5 mi 13.7 km #4Fall Creek Trail #4045
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
Difficult
Sun Valley, ID
11.8 mi 19.0 km #5Big Timber Creek Trail #6813.1
Difficult
Challis, ID
Difficult
Challis, ID
1.9 mi 3.0 km #6Goldbug Hot Springs Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Salmon, ID
Intermediate/Difficult
Salmon, ID
43.9 mi 70.6 km #7Middle Fork Trail #001 (Big Hole to Marble Creek)
Intermediate
Cascade, ID
Intermediate
Cascade, ID
2.8 mi 4.5 km #8Powderhouse Gulch Trail
Difficult
Salmon, ID
Difficult
Salmon, ID
14.1 mi 22.7 km #9Peach-Cinnabar Trail #4162
Difficult
Challis, ID
Difficult
Challis, ID
4.6 mi 7.5 km #10Bear Valley Trail #010
Intermediate
Cascade, ID
Intermediate
Cascade, ID

Photos of Salmon-Challis National Forest - 45

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View from the trail.
Aug 22, 2022 near Arco, ID
View from the trail.
Aug 22, 2022 near Challis, ID
On the trail
Aug 9, 2018 near Sun Valley, ID
Looking to the east, and the others peaks along the Lost River Range, on the knife ridge after coming down Chicken-Out Ridge
Sep 3, 2019 near Challis, ID
A great view after a great climb. Enjoy the downhill, it won't last long.
Jul 11, 2018 near Arco, ID
Looking to the SE at the summit. Congrats, you made it!
Sep 3, 2019 near Challis, ID
View from the trail.
Aug 22, 2022 near Arco, ID
View from the trail.
Aug 22, 2022 near Arco, ID