29.7 miles
5,140 ft
-5,148 ft
2 miles
High Point
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Starting in Big Sky’s Town Center (Meadow Village) and climbing into the scenic views from Lone Peak and Buck Ridge, riders will ride some of the area’s most exhilarating (and challenging) pieces of single-track, double-track, gravel roads and the occasional paved segment.

Detailed Description
Big Sky Biggie 30 Mile Course is a 30 mile intermediate race route located near Big Sky Montana. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 5,140 ft with a max elevation of 8,594 ft then descends -5,148 ft.
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8 Reviews & Comments

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masonskis (Aug 19, 2022 at 17:09)
Forest Service installed new sign calling this “North Fork Ridge Trail”. Makes sense actually.
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SeanKendall (Jun 17, 2022 at 13:02)
Super fun trail with great flow and well maintained berms. A few downed trees crossing the trail make for great brake checks and challenging obstacles off bike. Taking the skyline shuttle back to the big sky resort makes for a very quick and rewarding ride.
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mtrono (Jul 23, 2021 at 7:47)
Great trail from ski area. Access is to the left of the Ramcharger lift. It’s now signed Mountain to Meadow the entire way. First mile may have fast downhill traffic from Snake Charmer lift served trail. Climbs initially and after 1.5 miles it’s all fun flows downhill! Make sure you catch the last 1/4mile before you get to town. Last mile or so is on road until just after Moosehead Rd and look for dirt road to right. It’s not signed but you’ll see bike tires. This is fun way back to town
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TALMOR (Aug 7, 2020 at 7:10)
Great trail planning! Stunning views and super fun flow going down to the town
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nrainey80 (Jun 14, 2020 at 10:38)
Trail Ralph's Pass
Trail goes through private property and is closed from Oct. 16 - June 14
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Jbelknap (Aug 15, 2019 at 14:52)
Signed all the way from big sky base ad mountain to meadow. Easy to find, and a super fun ride back to the village. Only bummer is the brake bumps are starting to get heinous in a few spots. Trail would benefit from a volunteer trail work day!
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thaddeusmt (Sep 2, 2018 at 12:39)
Trail Ralph's Pass
Those switchbacks! A good challenge to clean them all going uphill. I would recommend going the other way so the switchbacks are downhill (from Upland to Ousel).
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wallynbigsky (Aug 29, 2015 at 6:39)
The best trail in Big Sky. The top and middle sections have great berms, flow, and some rollers. Just check your speed when you transition to the switchbacks on the lower part of trail. Well done Terraflow!

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  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday August 25, 2018 at 12:00am
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
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  • Direction
    One Direction
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More Stats for Big Sky Biggie 30 Mile Course mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,240 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,318 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,309 ft
  • Grade
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  • Distance climb
    15 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Mountain to Meadow Crash
Mountain to Meadow Crash
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Oct 9, 2020
Pesky Riders Stoppin on the Trail
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Big Flow in Big Sky
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