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Pilot Peak Summit Spur

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.9 mile 1.5 kilometer point to point
92% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 283' 86 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 8,100' 2,469 m
Low: 7,816' 2,382 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Bren B

This short excursion provides amazing views... don't miss it even if you're on the rest of the trail system.

Bren B

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In the winter, this area is only accessible with snow gear (skis, snowshoes, snowmobiles).

Description

This steep portion of the trail gives runners the best views of the whole route. There is a communications station at the peak with a weather station as well. Enjoy soaking up the great views of the surrounding valleys and some steep drops from this vantage point.

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#4

in Idaho City

#17673

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#4

in Idaho City

#487

in Idaho

#17,673

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The sun sets over a grove of frosted evergreens on the road to the summit of Pilot Peak.
Mar 5, 2017 near Idaho City, ID
Winter makes the road to Pilot Peak even more beautiful.
Mar 5, 2017 near Idaho City, ID
During the winter, Pilot Peak is home to an often snow-covered weatherstation.
Mar 5, 2017 near Idaho City, ID
Pilot Peak offers a beautiful overlook of the surrounding national forest.
Mar 5, 2017 near Idaho City, ID

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