6.5 miles
Distance
440 ft
Climb
-3,721 ft
Descent
01:20:56
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July - October
  • Global Ranking
    #5854

The classic Missoula ride. Drop off the back of Sheep mountain for one of the best descents around. The top is steep and rocky with some tricky switchbacks. Next is some flowy roots through the woods. After a little more climbing you hit the "enchanted forest" with some fun side-hilling on dirt that stays tacky all year round.

Access Info

Access from the top of sheep mountain. A long climb from either Woods Gulch or Lincoln Hills.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sheep Mountain Descent mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,280 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,356 ft
  • Altitude max
    1.4 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.4 miles
  • Altitude end
    4,356 ft
  • Grade
    -9.565%
  • Grade max
    -46.524%
  • Grade min
    30.377%
  • Distance climb
    1.1 miles
  • Distance down
    5.2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,046 ft
  • Avg time
    01:20:56
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Avg: 4.65 (7 votes)

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