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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
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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
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  • < 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
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  • Description
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
      The Lionhead area is the mountainous country south of the Madison River and Hebgen Lake, and west of West Yellowstone. This area is known for some of the best high-elevation backcountry riding in Montana.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 12
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 27, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      BSCO
      (www.bscomt.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,860
      State Ranking
      #40
      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      71 miles
      Total Descent
      14,218 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,519 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,014 ft
      Reports
      28
      Photos
      71
      Ridden Counter
      196

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Lionhead Mountain Bike

      8 |
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 9:11am
      Jul 15, 2019
      trail: CDT - Two Top
      13 |
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 9:10am
      Jul 15, 2019
      trail: CDT - Two Top
      14 |
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 9:10am
      Jul 15, 2019
      trail: CDT - Two Top
      14 |
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 9:09am
      Jul 15, 2019

      Videos of Lionhead Mountain Bike

      Grizzly Encounter
      0:35 | 222 | Oct 7, 2018
      Sheep Creek Trail part 3
      7:30 | 113 | Oct 3, 2018
      Sheep Creek descent part 2
      6:16 | 36 | Oct 3, 2018
      Sheep Creek switchbacks
      6:10 | 39 | Oct 3, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      CDT - Two Top
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      Variableadventure-milecreekBeyond Mile 2 there is very greasy mud. ...
      Red Canyon
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 1:00pm
      Sep 15, 2019
      DryBobbybill
      Mile Creek (CDT)
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 8:41am
      Aug 3, 2019
      DrysullivadAll clear and good to go.
      State Line Overlook 1
      Jul 13, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Jul 13, 2019
      Variablelilhennessy
      CDT Targhee Pass
      Sep 30, 2018 @ 6:42pm
      Sep 30, 2018
      DrybikeandfishRan across 2 Grizzlies towards the top...
      Lionhead
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 8:26am
      Aug 5, 2018
      Dryhairball-dh
      Coffin Lakes
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 8:26am
      Aug 5, 2018
      Variablehairball-dhRooty rocky challenging climb.
      State Line Overlook 2
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 10:25am
      Aug 4, 2018
      Dryhairball-dh
      Sheep Creek
      Jul 11, 2018 @ 6:07am
      Jul 11, 2018
      DryRidethetetons TMBA Wow! Incredible ride into the dome...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1939379adventure-milecreekaddreportCDT - Two Top
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      user #1159401flatheadswishlisttrailRed Canyon and 1 more
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 9:13am
      Sep 26, 2019
      user #1197577homemadesalsariddentrailWest Fork Watkins Creek
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      user #1663190WhitnpaizriddentrailCDT Targhee Pass
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 6:45am
      Sep 16, 2019
      user #1929144BobbybilladdreportRed Canyon
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 1:00pm
      Sep 15, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1868625BrifrytrailMile Creek (CDT)There are grizzlies moving through this area...
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 7:04pm
      Aug 8, 2019
      user #1868625BrifrytrailSheep CreekThere is a Griz That likes to hang out on...
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 7:01pm
      Aug 8, 2019
      user #1054463masonskistrailCDT Targhee PassProbably should be rated as a black diamond.
      May 5, 2019 @ 5:43pm
      May 5, 2019
      user #1054463masonskistrailSheep CreekThe upper section to Sheep Lake is a black.
      May 5, 2019 @ 5:38pm
      May 5, 2019
      user #980527hairball-dhtrailWatkins CreekPrevious comment was for west fork Watkins not...
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 7:12am
      Aug 6, 2018

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      • By evasive MBG & contributors
      • Admins: MONTANABIKERMAN, evasive
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