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      The South Hills are Helena's backyard. With nearly 80 miles of singletrack and trailheads in many neighborhoods, even downtown, the South Hills trail network makes it easy to get out for rides ranging from 4 to 40 miles. The network is spread out across a series of four ridges that are separated by gulches.

      The open lands are a patchwork of public and private ownership, and good trail etiquette helps maintain and expand our access. Please respect other trail users on our popular network.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Dump Out Parking Lot google parking directions
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #73
      State Ranking
      #1
      Trails
      176
      Total Distance
      127 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      56 miles
      Total Descent
      32,262 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,311 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,395 ft
      Reports
      2,882
      Photos
      426
      Ridden Counter
      5,150

      Photos of South Hills Mountain Bike

      15 |
      Jan 31, 2018 @ 11:02am
      Jan 31, 2018
      Entertainment Trail, Helena
      18 |
      Jan 27, 2018 @ 7:51pm
      Jan 27, 2018
      Entertainment Trail, Helena
      14 |
      Jul 24, 2017 @ 7:34pm
      Jul 24, 2017
      Eddye McClure East, My City
      52 |
      May 29, 2017 @ 5:23pm
      May 29, 2017
      Eddye McClure East, Helena
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      Videos of South Hills Mountain Bike

      Daisy Hill Quik Edit
      1:02 | 9 | Jul 22, 2017
      Helenduro Stage 3 Course Preview
      5:41 | 352 | May 12, 2017
      Helenduro Stage 2 Course Preview
      6:31 | 624 | May 12, 2017
      [ On My Way Series ] - EPISODE 01 - From the...
      0:29 | 15 | Aug 2, 2016
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      South Hills Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      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 #603372evasivereportAftershock TrailThanks for the updates.
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 2:20pm
      Jan 7, 2018
      user #603372evasivereport2006 TrailThanks for the updates.
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 2:19pm
      Jan 7, 2018
      user #603372evasivetrailDazed and ConfusedThis trail sucks for biking. Blind chicanes...
      Dec 21, 2017 @ 11:27am
      Dec 21, 2017
      user #1353698DennBurgtrailEntertainment TrailOne of the funnest trails in the South Hills...
      Jul 23, 2017 @ 5:04pm
      Jul 23, 2017
      user #1304100zinexotrailDazed and ConfusedI don't like this trail, and I even built part...
      May 10, 2017 @ 7:22pm
      May 10, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1449673KTurkaddridelogFeb 22, 2018 ride log
      Feb 22, 2018 @ 2:25pm
      8 hours
      user #818840BCForesterwishlisttrailMount Helena Ridge Trail - Upper
      Feb 21, 2018 @ 2:09pm
      1 days
      user #1449673KTurkaddridelogFeb 18, 2018 ride log
      Feb 18, 2018 @ 1:50pm
      Feb 18, 2018
      user #1449673KTurkaddridelogFeb 17, 2018 ride log
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 11:20am
      Feb 17, 2018
      user #1220253wyomontvotetrailMount Helena Ridge Trail - Upper and 2 more
      Feb 15, 2018 @ 3:25pm
      Feb 15, 2018
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