21.5 miles
Distance
6,668 ft
Climb
-8,221 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

This years much anticipated Big Sky BME stop will showcase some of the best trails in the Northwest. Over the course of the 2-day event, racers can expect 3 to 4 stages per day and upwards of 9,500 feet of descending, most of which will be lift accessed. True to any BME event, there will be some pedal transitions equalling roughly 3,000 feet of climbing over both days.

The terrain at Big Sky is steep and technical. Each stage will feature a unique mix of loamy dirt, roots, rocks, high speed singletrack, tight switchbacks and enough natural terrain that will leave you grinning ear to ear.

Big Sky Resort has more than 50 miles of hiking and biking trails, with more than 40 miles dedicated to mountain biking. Enjoy chairlift-serviced downhill mountain biking for all levels and abilities, with connector trails that allow bikers to ride all the way down to Big Sky town center. Each year, Big Sky Resort grows its network on downhill flow trails. This year, crews completed the much anticipated Gambler trail, and intermediate trail off of Swift Current chairlift. Big Sky Resort is always ranked in the top five bike parks in the Northwest by MTBParks.com. The multitude of hiking trails connect to U.S. Forest Service lands, which allow for full day treks into Montana’s beautiful backcountry.



Big Sky Resort’s mountain bike trails are a mix of freeride and technical bike trails. Freeride bike trails contain constructed enhanced/modified terrain, obstacles, and features such as jumps, berms, banks, bridges and drops created from dirt, wood or other materials. Freeride trails may also incorporate Technical trail features and designs. Freeride trails may be built by hand and/or machine and are designed to be ridden downhill. Technical bike trails are designed to embrace the natural shape and terrain of the mountain. Technical trails may contain roots, gravel, rocks, logs, water crossings, jumps, drops and other natural characteristics and obstacles found in the natural environment, and may also include man-made obstacles and bridges. Technical trails may be built by hand and/or machine, and look largely natural. Technical trails may be designated for one-way or bi-directional travel.

Detailed Description
Big Mountain Enduro - Big Sky Montana 2019 is a 21 mile extreme race route located near Big Sky Montana. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 38 trails. This route climbs 6,668 ft with a max elevation of 9,165 ft then descends -8,221 ft.

12 Reviews & Comments

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UtahJohn TRAILFORKS (Jul 21, 2022 at 16:12)
Trail Buffalo Jump
this trail is non-top LOLZ
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UtahJohn TRAILFORKS (Jul 21, 2022 at 16:12)
Trail Buffalo Jump
this trail is non-top LOLZ
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UtahJohn TRAILFORKS (Jul 21, 2022 at 16:12)
Trail Buffalo Jump
this trail is non-top LOLZ
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Cael3R0AO5 (Aug 10, 2021 at 10:54)
Trail Joker Lips
Fun downhill trail, full of brake bumps though
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backinmysaddle (Jul 9, 2020 at 10:26)
Trail Joker Lips
Agree with the description of the trail above. I have hit a number of bike parks and travel with my 9 year old son who is comfortable with fast blue flow trails. This is really just a steeper blue flow trail w larger berms that anyone who is comfortable on blue flows like Snake Charmer could handle with some care and progress to running comfortably (save for the one optional road drop). I actually found this fun, haven't seen too many other trails that do this, takes a blue that you could almost ride blind and adds serious Gs into the turns and some minor excitement without being too hard for someone who is comfortable on blues.
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burmskeen88 (Aug 24, 2019 at 0:16)
Trail Gambler
It’s a stretch from a blue tail lol. If your comfortable with steep and big burms, go for it. Take a test run first at 50% lol.
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burmskeen88 (Aug 24, 2019 at 0:16)
Trail Gambler
It’s a stretch from a blue tail lol. If your comfortable with steep and big burms, go for it. Take a test run first at 50% lol.
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burmskeen88 (Aug 24, 2019 at 0:16)
Trail Gambler
It’s a stretch from a blue tail lol. If your comfortable with steep and big burms, go for it. Take a test run first at 50% lol.
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burmskeen88 (Aug 24, 2019 at 0:16)
Trail Gambler
It’s a stretch from a blue tail lol. If your comfortable with steep and big burms, go for it. Take a test run first at 50% lol.
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burmskeen88 (Aug 24, 2019 at 0:16)
Trail Gambler
It’s a stretch from a blue tail lol. If your comfortable with steep and big burms, go for it. Take a test run first at 50% lol.
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DeadThrone (Jul 3, 2018 at 14:50)
Trail Tango
An excellent tech trail, perfect preparation for runs like soul hole
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DeadThrone (Jul 3, 2018 at 14:50)
Trail Tango
An excellent tech trail, perfect preparation for runs like soul hole
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1
  • 2 miles distance
  • 19 ft climb
  • -1,371 ft descent
2 Stage 2
  • 4,969 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -1,106 ft descent
3 Stage 3
  • 1 mile distance
  • 21 ft climb
  • -888 ft descent
4 Stage 4
  • 1 mile distance
  • 15 ft climb
  • -1,193 ft descent
5 Stage 5
  • 1 mile distance
  • 34 ft climb
  • -1,045 ft descent
6 Stage 6
  • 1 mile distance
  • 26 ft climb
  • -1,279 ft descent

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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
More Stats for Big Mountain Enduro - Big Sky Montana 2019 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,553 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,538 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,158 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,605 ft
  • Grade
    -1.4%
  • Grade max
    -88.2%
  • Grade min
    818.4%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    830 ft
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Big Sky is an Absolute Big Blast!
Big Sky is an Absolute Big Blast!
trail: Joker Lips
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Aug 19, 2021
Road Gap Crash
Road Gap Crash
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Soul Hole
Aug 28, 2022 @ 12:01pm
Aug 28, 2022
Gambler
Jul 27, 2022 @ 10:40am
Jul 27, 2022
Berms are loose with braking bumps
Buffalo Jump
Jul 22, 2022 @ 9:23pm
Jul 22, 2022
Was a non-stop riot of LOLZ
Tango
Jul 22, 2022 @ 9:21pm
Jul 22, 2022
Closed for nearby construction.
Nameless
Jul 22, 2022 @ 9:21pm
Jul 22, 2022
Closed for nearby construction.
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