11.9 miles
Distance
2,470 ft
Climb
-3,318 ft
Descent
01:46:36
Avg time

8 Miles of Hell Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking

Affectionately known as the 8 Miles of Hell, this leg of the famous Butte 100 race has seen lots of improvement since it was named and is a fantastic piece of remote single track. Often covered with trees this section is best ridden after mid July to give the local land management agencies and rides time to clear the trail for you (or better yet, bring a saw and help out!).

Access Info

Park at the Highlands Picnic area by following Roosevelt Drive off of Mt Hwy 2 (go straight, it turns into Moose Ck and Shiloh Ln, just stay straight on the main Rd). The other end of the ride ends at Pipestone Pass at the top of MT Hwy 2 between Butte and Whitehall.

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More Stats for 8 Miles of Hell mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -849 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.5 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.4 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.2 miles
  • Grade max
    -63.577%
  • Grade min
    55.805%
  • Distance climb
    4.0 miles
  • Distance down
    6.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1.6 miles
  • Avg time
    01:46:36
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Oct 9, 2016 @ 8:31pm
Oct 9, 2016
8 Miles of Hell, Helena
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Oct 9, 2016 @ 8:30pm
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8 Miles of Hell, Helena
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Oct 9, 2016 @ 8:28pm
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8 Miles of Hell, Helena
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Oct 9, 2016 @ 8:28pm
Oct 9, 2016
8 Miles of Hell, Helena

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