4.3 miles
3,158 ft
-360 ft
1.6 miles
High Point

Middle Cottonwood Details

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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
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  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
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Another technical challenge on the west side of the Bridgers, Middle Cottonwood is generally ridden as an out an back but can also be linked up with the Bridger Foothills trail for a longer adventure. The bottom half of the trail is of moderate grade with occasional steep, technical sections which become more sustained the higher you go. Some rerouting of the trail has been done recently about half way up which gives you a chance to catch your breath and take in the surroundings. FYI- This trail is subject to the Trail Time Share which prohibits mountain biking on Sundays from June 16 to September 5.

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More Stats for Middle Cottonwood mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,800 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.0 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.0 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.6 miles
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3.5 miles
  • Distance down
    3,385 ft
  • Distance flat
    874 ft
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Apr 25, 2013 @ 9:07am
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Middle Cottonwood, Bozeman
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