3/4 Day Ride

Stanley, Idaho has earned a reputation for its endless mountain biking options. Riders of all abilities will enjoy the large quantity of back country roads, pristine single track, and zero crowds.

Guided Mountain Bike 3/4 Day Adventure


Meeting Times – Departs upon reservation. Reservations Required.

Location – Sawtooth Adventure Company 62 Highway 75, Lower Stanley

Season – June 1st – October 1

Duration – 4-7 hours
Activity Level – Mid – Medium – High depending on experience
Age Requirements – 6+

Includes – Everything. Guide, helmet, suspension bike, water bottle, camping equipment and transportation. Half-Day & 3/4 Day Trips include a trail snack. Overnight Trips include a Dutch Oven Dinner & Hearty Breakfast.

What to Bring – Shorts, non-cotton T-shirt, jacket, and athletic shoes. Remember the sunglasses and sunscreen.

Cancellation Policy – 50% Deposit is required when reserving your trip. This deposit is fully refundable up to 48 hours before your trip.

SAC guides are highly trained and have first-hand knowledge of the area’s best single-track trails, back country roads and short day rides to accommodate your groups needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this a good activity for my family?
Yes, our mountain bike trips are private excursions. This allows us to cater trail selection, elevation gain and duration to accommodate all abilities

Do I need to know how to Mountain Bike
No previous mountain bike experience necessary. You need to have previous bike riding skills on pavement.

Will I be part of a group
In order to provide the best possible trip for each individual group’s needs, all SAC mountain bike adventures are private excursions.

Can I use my own bike?
You are invited to use your own bike. Your SAC guide will need to approve your ride prior to the adventure to ensure minimum quality standards.

Half Day Trail Descriptions.

Elk Mountain Loop: 13 Miles
Elevation Gain – 450′
Difficulty – Moderate/Difficult

A fast single track trail through huge mountain meadows broken up with short, fun and easy technical sections. The EM Loop has miles of pristine single track consisting of rocks, roots, and wildlife. Impressive mountain meadows and vast Sawtooth views make this a trail you will remember. Elk Mountain Loop is a user friendly introduction to single track riding for all ages and abilities. If you can ride a bike, you can experience this beautiful area within the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.

Nip & Tuck: 10 Miles
Elevation Gain – 350′
Difficulty – Easy/Moderate

Nip & Tuck offers clients arguably the best panoramic view of the Sawtooth Range. This trail explores turn-of-the-century logging roads with small smooth sections of single track, perfect for 1st time riders. Nip & Tuck trail offers the unique opportunity to explore the history of the Stanley Basin. Your knowledgeable guide will offer educational facts and information about the mining, cattle driving, and current events affecting this pristine valley. Numerous abandoned homesteads and mine claims are hidden within the hillsides. Your guide will lead you through an educational journey exploring the area that was once a bustling population of miners and trappers during the turn of the 19th century.

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