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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Big Sky Resort offers over 40 miles of gravity fed trails for Beginners to Pros. A healthy mix of Flow Trails and Technical Trails for all ability levels. Swift Current, Explorer, and Thunder Wolf operate daily from 9:00am to 4:45pm.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      North Fork Lower Trailhead google parking directions
      Links
      Files
      Bike Park Details
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      • 23
      • 10
      • 10
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 5, 2019 ago
      Day Ticket
      $39 USD
      Uplift Type
      Chair Lift
      Season end
      Sep 28

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #477
      State Ranking
      #3
      Trails (view details)
      58
      Trails Mountain Bike
      57
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Total Distance
      71 miles
      Total Descent
      32,432 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,748 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      11,134 ft
      Reports
      88
      Photos
      108
      Ridden Counter
      3,845

      Photos of Big Sky Resort Mountain Bike

      trail: Keyhole
      10 |
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 10:14am
      Sep 22, 2019
      trail: Keyhole
      5 |
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 10:14am
      Sep 22, 2019
      trail: Elbow
      126 |
      Aug 28, 2016 @ 9:35am
      Aug 28, 2016
      trail: Snake Charmer
      118 |
      Aug 28, 2016 @ 8:52am
      Aug 28, 2016

      Videos of Big Sky Resort Mountain Bike

      big sky gambler to elbow to ninja marmot
      trail: Elbow
      12:08 | 38 | Aug 11, 2019
      Big Sky gambler to elbow to ninja marmot
      trail: Elbow
      10:22 | 52 | Jul 22, 2019
      Ninja marmot with unicon mount test
      1:46 | 63 | Sep 3, 2018
      Big Sky Revenge
      trail: Revenge
      5:26 | 135 | Aug 30, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Mountain to Meadow
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 1:23pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      Dryfreeflipper
      Buffalo Jump
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 8:51am
      Aug 25, 2019
      VariableDfowley
      Gambler
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 8:51am
      Aug 25, 2019
      DryDfowleyTree down, trail temporarily closed
      Elbow
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 12:59pm
      Aug 3, 2019
      Dryianjones SWMMBA
      Snake Charmer
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 10:59am
      Jul 17, 2019
      Variabledciracer99Occasional puddles, but tacky dirt
      Rabbit Run
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 12:22am
      Jul 7, 2019
      Very DryBigSky1Dry and in great shape.
      Easy Rider
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 12:21am
      Jul 7, 2019
      Very DryBigSky1Dry, but well kept.
      Beehive Basin
      Jun 25, 2019 @ 4:26pm
      Jun 25, 2019
      Variabletmccabe84Hike Still pretty wet in spots, mostly up...
      Connector
      Jun 17, 2019 @ 8:40am
      Jun 17, 2019
      Dryalfotsch
      Basecamp Connector
      Jun 17, 2019 @ 8:40am
      Jun 17, 2019
      Dryalfotsch

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1159401flatheadswishlisttrailBuck Creek
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 9:11am
      Sep 26, 2019
      user #1307526kevinmcaveyaddphotoLila Scott at Keyhole in Big Sky, Montana, United States and 6 more
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 10:51am
      Sep 22, 2019
      user #1165701dstn617wishlisttrailLobo and 1 more
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 11:09am
      Sep 20, 2019
      user #1917721KNBikesriddentrailLobo
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 7:56pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      user #1840003freeflipperaddreportMountain to Meadow
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 1:23pm
      Sep 14, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1866712burmskeen88trailGamblerIt’s a stretch from a blue tail lol. If...
      Aug 24, 2019 @ 12:16am
      Aug 24, 2019
      user #1866712burmskeen88trailRabbit RunDry, watch out for the gray “sand” real...
      Aug 24, 2019 @ 12:14am
      Aug 24, 2019
      user #1054463masonskistrailLower Beehive BasinNever mind someone fixed elevation
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 8:51am
      Jul 5, 2019
      user #1054463masonskistrailLower Beehive BasinListed elevation gain/loss is incorrect,...
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 8:50am
      Jul 5, 2019
      user #1054463masonskistrailBeehive BasinTechnically bikes aren't allowed beyond...
      Apr 7, 2019 @ 1:16pm
      Apr 7, 2019

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