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  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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Radar Time
      The Big Belt Mountain Range has many non-motorized trails including those around Bilk Mountain, Boulder Baldy, and Mount Edith. The land is nearly all Helena National Forest.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: National Forest
      Land Manager: USFS
      Bilk Mountain Trailhead (USFS) google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 6
      • 18
      • 5
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 24, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      30
      Trails Mountain Bike
      46
      Trails E-Bike
      22
      Trails Hike
      44
      Trails Trail Running
      37
      Trails Horse
      34
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      19
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      17
      Trails Snowshoe
      30
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      29
      Trails Nordic Ski
      30
      Total Distance
      105 miles
      Total Descent
      17,558 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,971 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,936 ft
      Reports
      21
      Photos
      17
      Ridden Counter
      42

      Photos of Big Belts Mountain Bike

      14 |
      Feb 25, 2021 @ 5:54pm
      Feb 25, 2021
      10 |
      Feb 25, 2021 @ 5:54pm
      Feb 25, 2021
      13 |
      Feb 25, 2021 @ 5:54pm
      Feb 25, 2021
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      14 |
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 9:59pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      23 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:16am
      May 23, 2020
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      25 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:15am
      May 23, 2020
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      30 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:15am
      May 23, 2020
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      31 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:15am
      May 23, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Thompson Hellgate
      Apr 24, 2021 @ 4:28pm
      Apr 24, 2021
      Variablemasonskis 15 trees across the trail in the first 2...
      Harris Gulch
      Apr 24, 2021 @ 4:09pm
      Apr 24, 2021
      Variablemasonskis Probably a couple snow patches, but a...
      Little Hellgate Gulch
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 6:22pm
      Apr 19, 2021
      VariablemasonskisDry up to the ridge, about 3 miles....
      Hellgate Ridge ATV
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 5:36pm
      Apr 19, 2021
      VariablemasonskisFairly snowy in spots, couldn’t quite...
      Doolittle
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 7:20pm
      Apr 18, 2021
      Variablemasonskis A tiny bit of snow up top. Get it before...
      Bilk Mountain
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 6:20pm
      Apr 16, 2021
      VariablemasonskisI rode the lower 2 miles, dry enough to...
      Belt Mountain Divide South
      Dec 10, 2020 @ 7:00am
      Dec 10, 2020
      UnknowngjwHike Overgrown vegetation. Trail hasn't been...
      Magpie Gulch Road
      May 17, 2020 @ 2:35pm
      May 17, 2020
      Dryflowby2wheelsA couple very small areas of snow near...
      Avalanche Gulch Road
      May 16, 2020 @ 9:45am
      May 16, 2020
      Prevalent Mudflowby2wheelsExtensive deep mud. Lots of side by side...
      Cayuse Mountain
      Nov 1, 2017 @ 11:23am
      Nov 1, 2017
      Snow Coveredevasive MBG First real snowfall of 2017/18

      Activity Feed

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      user #1054463masonskisaddreportFisher Gulch Road and 1 more
      Apr 24, 2021 @ 4:09pm
      Apr 24, 2021
      user #1054463masonskisaddreportHellgate Ridge ATV and 1 more
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 5:36pm
      Apr 19, 2021
      user #1054463masonskisaddreportDoolittle
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 7:20pm
      Apr 18, 2021
      user #1054463masonskisaddtrailHellgate Ridge ATV and 4 more
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 5:55pm
      Apr 18, 2021
      user #1220253wyomontupdatetrailDoolittle and 1 more
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 18, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #1327037gjwtrailNever SweatHard uphill mostly hike with loose rocks that...
      Dec 9, 2020 @ 4:21pm
      Dec 9, 2020
      user #2125509ClairepennelltrailCave RidgeThis isn’t a bike trail it’s a four wheel...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 4:10pm
      Aug 8, 2020
      user #1327037gjwtrailBelt Mountain Divide SouthUSFS can't seem to get up Duck Creek Road to...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 3:08pm
      Aug 2, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      York 7 5 39.6 km
      McMaster Hills 14 12 212.8 km
      Spokane Hills South 10 113.2 km
      Regulating Reservoir 617.5 km
      Lake View 220.1 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike46105 miles17,559 ft33 miles4,970 ft
      #4,657#2,1241721151
      E-Bike2231 miles1,975 ft5 miles3,009 ft
      #1,27617
      Hike44105 miles17,559 ft33 miles4,970 ft
      #4,071#2,0012116
      Trail Running37105 miles17,559 ft33 miles4,970 ft
      #4,072#1,999182
      Horse34104 miles17,388 ft32 miles4,970 ft
      #246#18616
      Dirtbike/Moto1918 miles427 ft3 miles2,927 ft
      #262161
      ATV/ORV/OHV1718 miles427 ft3 miles2,927 ft
      #8514
      Snowshoe3087 miles17,083 ft30 miles4,957 ft
      #128#7345
      Backcountry Ski2984 miles16,526 ft29 miles4,957 ft
      #35#2249
      Nordic Ski3087 miles17,083 ft30 miles4,957 ft
      #90#524
      • By zinexo & contributors
      • Admins: MONTANABIKERMAN, evasive, wyomont, MBG, BikeHelena, wyomont
      • #18942 - 2,019 views

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