5.7 miles
Distance
1,844 ft
Climb
-636 ft
Descent
5,063 ft
High Point

Follow the FS road- it's about a 35 min climb. Lap the bike-optimized trails a few times and head back out the FS road.

Detailed Description
Basic Marshall Ride is a 6 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Missoula Montana. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 1,844 ft with a max elevation of 5,063 ft then descends -636 ft.
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for Basic Marshall Ride mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 8 min
  • Altitude min
    3,592 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,592 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,803 ft
  • Grade
    4%
  • Grade max
    -32.8%
  • Grade min
    42.5%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    735 ft
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