1.2 miles
Distance
743 ft
Climb
-37 ft
Descent
00:21:40
Avg time

McKelvey Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Helena

McKelvey Trail is one of the most commonly used routes onto the Mount Helena Ridge, particularly for riders headed out to Show Me the Horse Trail. The climb is moderate for most of the length, but steepens considerably in the last few hundred yards.

Access Info

There is a city parking lot at the base of the McKelvey Trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for McKelvey Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    706 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,322 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,031 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,322 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,029 ft
  • Grade
    11.02%
  • Grade max
    -64.156%
  • Grade min
    55.829%
  • Distance climb
    1.0 miles
  • Distance down
    340 ft
  • Distance flat
    788 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:40
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Status:
on Dec 5, 2016
Snow Covered
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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McKelvey Trail Trail Reports

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Dec 5, 2016 @ 12:00pm
2 days
reporter 4+ inches of snow ends the 2016 dirt season.
Aug 22, 2016 @ 7:40am
Aug 22, 2016
reporter You won't need to cut a tree off this trail for years now.
Jul 2, 2016 @ 10:24am
Jul 2, 2016
May 4, 2016 @ 7:07am
May 4, 2016
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May 2, 2016 @ 7:06am
May 2, 2016
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Routes with this trail

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Montana Enduro Series: Helenduro 2016 race
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