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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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.
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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.
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      The North Hills area is north of downtown Missoula on the western side of the Rattlesnake valley. The area is open and grassy with great views of Missoula and the surrounding mountains.
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      Region Details
      15 snowshoe trails

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 13, 2021

      Snowshoe Stats

      State Ranking
      #602
      Trails (view details)
      15
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      18
      Trails Trail Running
      18
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      15
      Trails Nordic Ski
      13
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      1,148 ft
      Total Vertical
      646 ft
      Reports
      6
      Ridden Counter
      1

      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

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Froehlich
      Jul 13, 2021 @ 4:14pm
      Jul 13, 2021
      Dryaaronrbaldwin TRAILFORKSTrail Running
      Mountain View
      Jul 13, 2021 @ 4:14pm
      Jul 13, 2021
      Dryaaronrbaldwin TRAILFORKSTrail Running
      Northern Loop
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 11:05am
      Jul 2, 2021
      Dryaaronrbaldwin TRAILFORKSTrail Running
      Black Fox
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 11:05am
      Jul 2, 2021
      Dryaaronrbaldwin TRAILFORKSTrail Running
      North Hills Ridge
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 3:04pm
      Jun 1, 2021
      DryadamrassTrail Running
      Zag
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 3:03pm
      Jun 1, 2021
      DryadamrassTrail Running
      Straight Shot
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 3:03pm
      Jun 1, 2021
      DryadamrassTrail Running
      Homestead
      Apr 9, 2021 @ 10:36am
      Apr 9, 2021
      Idealaaronrbaldwin TRAILFORKSTrail Running
      Zig
      Mar 2, 2021 @ 11:03am
      Mar 2, 2021
      Freeze/thaw Cycleaaronrbaldwin TRAILFORKSTrail Running
      Cherry Gulch
      Feb 12, 2021 @ 3:44pm
      Feb 12, 2021
      Snow Coveredaaronrbaldwin TRAILFORKSTrail Running Mix of hard packed snow and wind blown...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2693369adamrassaddreportStraight Shot and 2 more
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 3:03pm
      Jun 1, 2021
      user #1321975aaronrbaldwinaddreportMountain View
      Jan 14, 2021 @ 9:02pm
      Jan 14, 2021
      user #1516661krenwickriddentrailFroehlich
      Jan 1, 2021 @ 2:53pm
      Jan 1, 2021
      user #2410141JuliaMaesriddentrailNorth Hills and 1 more
      Sep 23, 2020 @ 10:21am
      Sep 23, 2020
      user #1012145DangrussDanriddentrailHomestead and 2 more
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 8:44pm
      Sep 22, 2020

      Nearby Riding Areas

      namedistance
      Frenchtown1.1 km
      The Rattlesnake 47 27 73 km
      Pattee Canyon 26 17 53.9 km
      Dean Stone 2 47.3 km
      Blue Mountain 14 27 98.4 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike13,071 ft138 ft3,071 ft138 ft
      4911
      Hike1814 miles1,368 ft5 miles646 ft
      #5,27156236
      Trail Running1814 miles1,368 ft5 miles646 ft
      #4,68556444
      Horse13,071 ft138 ft3,071 ft138 ft
      Snowshoe1512 miles1,148 ft3 miles646 ft
      #60264
      Nordic Ski1311 miles1,122 ft3 miles531 ft
      #178512
      • By aaronrbaldwin TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: MONTANABIKERMAN, evasive, wyomont, MTBM, aaronrbaldwin
      • #30563 - 328 views
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