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      Helena is Montana's capital city, and has a legitimate claim to being its mountain bike capital as well. In addition to the South Hills bordering the southern downtown and residential neighborhoods, there are several distinct riding areas within a 30-minute drive.

      There is a wide range of terrain, trail character, and experience across the Helena area. The South Hills are a heavily-used multiuser trail network with primarily non-technical trails. The Continental Divide Trail on MacDonald Pass has very technical rock gardens. The Elkhorn range offers primitive backcountry rides.

      Camping is limited close to Helena, but there are numerous developed campsites on BLM and USFS lands farther out.
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      Photos of Helena Mountain Bike

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      4 |
      Aug 14, 2017 @ 9:34pm
      Aug 14, 2017
      Beartrap Gulch Trail
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      26 |
      May 2, 2017 @ 6:38am
      May 2, 2017
      Mount Helena Ridge Trail - Lower
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      24 |
      May 2, 2017 @ 6:37am
      May 2, 2017
      Mount Helena Ridge Trail - Lower
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      46 |
      May 2, 2017 @ 6:37am
      May 2, 2017
      Show-Me-The-Horse Trail
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      Videos of Helena Mountain Bike

      Daisy Hill Quik Edit
      1:02 | 6 | Jul 22, 2017
      Helenduro Stage 3 Course Preview
      5:41 | 336 | May 12, 2017
      Helenduro Stage 2 Course Preview
      6:31 | 589 | May 12, 2017
      [ On My Way Series ] - EPISODE 01 - From the...
      0:29 | 15 | Aug 2, 2016
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      Helena Mountain Bike Routes

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      2015 Montana Enduro Series #1: Helenduro race featured
      11 miles
      Mount Helena Ridge to Show-Me-the-Horse
      6 miles
      Mount Ascension to Top of the World
      11 miles
      Montana Enduro Series: Helenduro 2016 race
      14 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #599986micahvitoffreportWest TroadLots of deadfall on summit trails
      Sep 8, 2017 @ 12:27pm
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      user #599986micahvitoffreportWest TroadLots of deadfall on summit trails
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      Sep 8, 2017
      user #599986micahvitoffreportWest TroadLots of deadfall on summit trails
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      user #1304130JradleyreportTeepee Creek Trail #301Good
      Sep 6, 2017 @ 6:47am
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      user #1388429DustyfootreportBeartrap Gulch TrailGreat ride.
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      Recent Activity

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      Sep 21, 2017 @ 8:37pm
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Vigilante Bike Parkskill parkHelena
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      Nearby Riding Areas

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      Priest Area 1 77.3 km
      Scratchgravel Hills 24 5 18.7 km
      North Elkhorns 14 18 89.3 km
      McMaster Hills 15 415 km
      South Elkhorns 1 316.7 km

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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      357
      Total Distance
      503 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      221 miles
      Total Descent
      22 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      2 miles
      Total Vertical
      4,941 ft
      Reports
      2,937
      Photos
      558
      Ridden Counter
      5,355
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