Wildhorse Canyon - Pioneer Mountains, Idaho
Wildhorse Canyon is most easily approached from the Trail Creek road that leads to the northeast from Highway 75 through Ketchum to Sun Valley, Idaho. The 11 mile drive up to Trail Creek summit offers spectacular views, especially in the fall but be aware that this road closes in winter and can be hazardous in wet or icy conditions. Drive another 10 miles to the Copper Basin junction, turn right and travel 3 miles to the turnoff to Wildhorse Canyon. Follow the improved dirt road past the Wildhorse guard station for 6 miles to the Wildhorse Campground (fee required). You can stay in the campground and walk from here or take your chances driving the primitive road that leads for approximately 5 miles into the canyon (4-wheel drive and high clearance vehicles recommended) to where it ends for good. The road is fairly level and makes for a quick ride on a mountain bike.
Splattski's Trip Report: Mustang and Brocky Peak
Camping: Wildhorse Campground
Summit Post: Mustang/Howard Peak
Summit Post: Brocky Peak