Saddle up here for a 13 mile 2350 feet elevation gain mostly uphill logging road ride. Follow this signed road number 442. At 3.0 miles bear right. At 4.2 Haystack Saddle bear right. At 7.2 miles, bear right at junction with rd 6500. At 12.3 at Taylor Saddle bear right on road 430 climbing to mile 13.0 where trail 502 bears downhill to the right. The trail drops, contours, and small climbs culminating in lots of nice downhill back to your rig. Ignore trail number 153 on your right at mile 17.1. Total ride is 21.8, 3070 feet climbing, 8.8 of good single track. Dirt bikes use the trail.
How to get there:
Drive I-90 to exit 43, Kingston, turn North on Coeur d’Alene River road. Turn right on signed Lost Creek rd between mile makers 27 and 28. Drive about 1.3 potholed miles to hidden signed trail head at a wide spot in road. Park here.
Logging road climb is forgotten once on single track.