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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
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      Region Details
      • 5
      • 1
      • 20
      • 23
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 21, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      56
      Trails Mountain Bike
      50
      Trails Hike
      56
      Trails Trail Running
      56
      Trails Horse
      10
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      320 miles
      Total Descent
      53,027 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,980 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,114 ft
      Reports
      44
      Photos
      48
      Ridden Counter
      206

      Popular Bitterroot Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Lower Hayes Creek
      Hamilton
      Upper Hayes Creek
      Hamilton
      Brown Jug
      Hamilton
      Willow Creek Road
      Hamilton
      Willow Creek
      Hamilton
      Mormon Peak TH Access Road
      Lolo
      Palisade Trail
      Hamilton
      Crystal Creek
      Hamilton
      Ward Mountain
      Hamilton
      Shannon Ridge
      Hamilton
      Bitterroot Trail
      Hamilton
      Buttercup
      Hamilton
      Upper Lake Como Parking Access Trail
      Hamilton
      Whoop
      Hamilton
      Macho Nachos
      Sapphire WSA

      Bitterroot Valley Mountain Bike Routes

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      MTBM - Palisades - Backcountry Ride
      North Sapphires
      17 miles
      Macho Nachos
      Sapphire WSA
      27 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Photos of Bitterroot Valley Mountain Bike

      7 |
      Mar 20, 2020 @ 3:42pm
      Mar 20, 2020
      5 |
      Mar 20, 2020 @ 3:42pm
      Mar 20, 2020
      6 |
      Mar 20, 2020 @ 3:42pm
      Mar 20, 2020
      5 |
      Mar 20, 2020 @ 3:42pm
      Mar 20, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Whoop
      Hamilton
      Mar 21, 2020 @ 10:31am
      Mar 21, 2020
      Freeze/thaw CycleMontanaphilfat bike were ok but conditions were...
      Bitterroot Trail
      Hamilton
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 7:35am
      Nov 12, 2019
      DryDanHMT
      Kern's Turns
      Lake Como
      Oct 24, 2019 @ 9:54am
      Oct 24, 2019
      VariableBrett429Great ride up Kern’s turns.
      Shannon Ridge
      Hamilton
      Oct 24, 2019 @ 9:54am
      Oct 24, 2019
      VariableBrett429Wet but very fast.
      Lower Hayes Creek
      Hamilton
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 1:02pm
      Aug 19, 2019
      Very DryDaveStocker
      Brown Jug
      Hamilton
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 1:02pm
      Aug 19, 2019
      Very DryDaveStockerOne downed pine tree on the high ground...
      Coyote Coulee Connector
      Hamilton
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 1:02pm
      Aug 19, 2019
      Very DryDaveStocker
      Upper Hayes Creek
      Hamilton
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 1:02pm
      Aug 19, 2019
      Very DryDaveStocker
      Ward Mountain
      Hamilton
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 9:47am
      Aug 18, 2019
      Very DryFanderson MTBM Two big logs down in the rerouted section...
      Palisade Trail
      Hamilton
      Jul 21, 2019 @ 3:26pm
      Jul 21, 2019
      Drymt-outlawTrail is riding quite well with only one...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2059009MontanaphiladdreportWhoop
      Mar 21, 2020 @ 3:03pm
      Mar 21, 2020
      user #183405stoker1223addphoto in Encinitas, California, United States and 4 more
      Mar 20, 2020 @ 3:42pm
      Mar 20, 2020
      user #2059040galder05riddentrailMormon Peak TH Access Road
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 7:23pm
      Mar 15, 2020
      user #1868550Mssocal3wishlisttrailSoft Rock Loop
      Mar 7, 2020 @ 6:17pm
      Mar 7, 2020
      user #1994419JacobyDHvotetrailWillow Creek
      Feb 29, 2020 @ 5:10pm
      Feb 29, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1840489MattinButtetrailBitterroot TrailI inline skated 30 miles of this trail...
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 9:12pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      user #1840489MattinButtetrailBitterroot - Rock Creek Divide Trail (313)Only did the first 5miles, but very cool. You...
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 1:26pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      user #1840489MattinButtetrailCrystal CreekWhile I agree that this is a better way to...
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 1:19pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      user #680287boxxeracetrailBitterroot - Rock Creek Divide South (313)Why in the world is the US government closing...
      Nov 7, 2018 @ 9:19pm
      Nov 7, 2018
      user #1023898ladyloamtrailWillow CreekLittle slice of BC in the bitterroot! Rocks...
      Sep 21, 2018 @ 9:31pm
      Sep 21, 2018

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