6.3 miles
Distance
1,289 ft
Climb
-1,345 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Hit all the Ascension classics in one go.

Detailed Description
Ascension Loop is a 6 mile less popular intermediate route located near Helena Montana. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 21 trails. This route climbs 1,289 ft with a max elevation of 5,356 ft then descends -1,345 ft.
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5 Reviews & Comments

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Dtempleton (Apr 11, 2021 at 15:08)
Too wet to ride
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MontuckyRedbeard (Apr 10, 2021 at 11:36)
Still too wet for good trail karma on april 10 2021.
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MontuckyRedbeard (Apr 10, 2021 at 11:36)
Still too wet for good trail karma on april 10 2021.
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DennBurg (Jul 23, 2017 at 17:04)
One of the funnest trails in the South Hills area. Fast, flowing, trees, great ride down. Killer ride up.
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DennBurg (Jul 23, 2017 at 17:04)
One of the funnest trails in the South Hills area. Fast, flowing, trees, great ride down. Killer ride up.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    15
More Stats for Ascension Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -57 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,242 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,299 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,242 ft
  • Grade
    -0.2%
  • Grade max
    -53.9%
  • Grade min
    51.9%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    988 ft
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