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Recommended Routes in Northwestern Montana - 19

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Favorite Mossy pine trees at the end of Trout Creek Canyon
Intermediate/Difficult

Trout Creek Canyon to Beartrap Gulch

13.6 mi 21.9 km 2,451' Up 747.04 m Up 2,447' Down 745.85 m Down

Helena…, MT
Favorite View from the overlook on a beautiful spring day. Kickback on the bench and soak in Big Sky Country.
Intermediate

Whitefish Trail: Angry Beaver Lollipop

13.5 mi 21.8 km 1,517' Up 462.32 m Up 1,517' Down 462.34 m Down

Whitefish, MT
Favorite Bear Creek Trestle.
Easy

Trail of the Hiawatha

15.1 mi 24.3 km 1,442' Up 439.53 m Up 2,429' Down 740.4 m Down

Wallace, ID
Favorite Balance beam anyone?
Difficult

Beardance Trail #76

13.6 mi 21.9 km 2,810' Up 856.62 m Up 2,810' Down 856.47 m Down

Bigfork, MT
Favorite Three Larch Trail when the Balsam Roots are in bloom.
Intermediate/Difficult

Three Larch with Sidewinder and Sons

11.8 mi 19.0 km 1,892' Up 576.57 m Up 1,891' Down 576.51 m Down

East Mi…, MT
Favorite Enjoy the wild flowers as you climb the south flank of Mt. Helena.
Intermediate

Mt Helena Ridge Ride

7.9 mi 12.7 km 874' Up 266.25 m Up 1,706' Down 520.1 m Down

Helena…, MT
Favorite View across the meadow near MacDonald Pass.
Difficult

MacDonald Pass

6.8 mi 11.0 km 666' Up 202.98 m Up 2,299' Down 700.66 m Down

Helena…, MT
Favorite Looking north at N Fork Highwood Creek-Kirby Creek Trails junction. NFHC descends a blissful 3.4 mi. to TH, KC climbs gently to distant ridge and descends to eastern base of Briggs Creek Trail.
Intermediate

Windy Mountain Loop

15.7 mi 25.3 km 2,772' Up 845.05 m Up 2,769' Down 843.88 m Down

Fort Be…, MT
Favorite No Photos
Intermediate

Rodney Ridge: Top of the World to Rent Money

7.7 mi 12.4 km 1,058' Up 322.63 m Up 1,096' Down 334 m Down

Helena, MT

Northwestern Montana Biking

  • 1,236 Miles 1,989 Kilometers of Trail
  • 20 Recommended Routes
  • 53 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 133 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 73 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northwestern Montana - 239

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2.4 mi 3.9 km #1Kashmir
Difficult
Whitefish, MT
Difficult
Whitefish, MT 10 
3.4 mi 5.4 km #2Fenceline #24.5
Intermediate
Missoula, MT
Intermediate
Missoula, MT 15 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Freebird
Difficult
Whitefish, MT
Difficult
Whitefish, MT
7.6 mi 12.2 km #4Summit Trail
Intermediate
Whitefish, MT
Intermediate
Whitefish, MT 14 
3.1 mi 5.0 km #5Runaway Train
Very Difficult
Whitefish, MT
Very Difficult
Whitefish, MT
3.5 mi 5.7 km #6East Fork Rattlesnake Creek #514
Difficult
Bonner-West Riverside, MT
Difficult
Bonner-West Riverside, MT
4.1 mi 6.6 km #76.01 - Cat in the Hat
Difficult
Orchard Homes, MT
Difficult
Orchard Homes, MT
23.0 mi 37.0 km #8Alpine Trail (South)
Difficult
Polson, MT
Difficult
Polson, MT
19.4 mi 31.2 km #9Montana Line Trail (#44)
Difficult
Creston, BC
Difficult
Creston, BC
108.6 mi 174.9 km #10Red Meadow Pass Loop
Intermediate
Whitefish, MT
Intermediate
Whitefish, MT

Photos of Northwestern Montana - 194

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Mossy pine trees at the end of Trout Creek Canyon
Aug 5, 2013 near Helena…, MT
This is our reenactment of the Whitefish Resort trail map cover image on Runaway Train. How'd we do?
May 11, 2017 near Whitefish, MT
Early season sunny day on Deadman's Point
Apr 20, 2016 near Lolo, MT
Enjoy the wild flowers as you climb the south flank of Mt. Helena.
Jul 16, 2018 near Helena…, MT
Descending through fireweed.
Aug 9, 2016 near Superior, MT
One of the features on the trail.
Oct 29, 2015 near Whitefish, MT
Riding through the cedar grove
Aug 13, 2016 near Superior, MT
Singletrack through the beargrass.
Jul 11, 2015 near Creston, BC