20.2 miles
Distance
3,443 ft
Climb
-3,067 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Part one of Big Rsnake Ride

Detailed Description
Butler to RSNAKE TH is a 20 mile less popular intermediate route located near Missoula Montana. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 3,443 ft with a max elevation of 5,474 ft then descends -3,067 ft.
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12 Reviews & Comments

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tlilly89 (Sep 23, 2022 at 8:25)
Trail Wallman West
This is one of my favorite climbs AND descents in Missoula. Super flowy both directions. Most folks don't descend this side, but I prefer it to the rockier easy side of Wallmen. Good dirt and fun corners.
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iamhans (May 23, 2020 at 8:22)
Pretty dry to The bridge, then gets wet. Some parts of the trail were full on streams. Two trees down in the last mile before the wilderness boundary. The ride back down hill through the trail/stream was COLD.
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fguerouate (Aug 21, 2019 at 17:56)
Trail Spring Gulch
Super fun flowy trail.
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fguerouate (Jul 23, 2019 at 14:18)
Trail Wallman East
One f*cking hell of a climb. Had to hike it. Best go the other way around. Trail is pretty rocky
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Unsungwindham (Feb 8, 2019 at 9:25)
Trail Wallman East
Rides more like a Black Diamond. Took my partner on it thinking it would be a good entry trail. It is very steep in sections
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jmahler TRAILFORKS (Aug 19, 2018 at 8:02)
Just a long flat road ride :-(
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nomadreet (Aug 14, 2018 at 17:08)
Trail Spring Gulch
If you like FAST smooth trails that bomb downhill with minimal turns, you’ll love this. Goes by fast so enjoy every moment
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mtbmissoula (Jul 22, 2018 at 22:39)
A few large piles of bear scat on the trail
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pjh754 (Jul 17, 2018 at 20:33)
If rocks are your archenemy, prepare.
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BradleyT (Aug 1, 2017 at 15:08)
Trail Spring Gulch
Could use some more turns. Seems like a good trail if you're in a hurry to get back to the parking lot.
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bvwilliams MTBM (Oct 23, 2016 at 14:23)
Trail Spring Gulch
The first half of this trail, above the junction with Stuart Pk Trail, is widely known as Overlook or Snowbowl Overlook.
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kntr (Mar 22, 2015 at 21:14)
Trail Wallman East
This is a great trail and can be done in both directions. I believe it is more fun to go up the West side trail and down East side trail. Its a real ripper. The water bars on the west side are fun and challenging to ride uphill. Everything in the Rattlesnake is fast, smooth and flowy.
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More Stats for Butler to RSNAKE TH mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    376 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,212 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,212 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,589 ft
  • Grade
    0.4%
  • Grade max
    -63.7%
  • Grade min
    73.2%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Snowbowl Overlook
Sep 6, 2022 @ 7:46pm
Sep 6, 2022
good stuff, nice uphill
Ravine
Sep 2, 2022 @ 10:44am
Sep 2, 2022
Wallman West
Aug 28, 2022 @ 7:16am
Aug 28, 2022
Spring Gulch
Aug 16, 2022 @ 4:44pm
Aug 16, 2022
No trees. Riding great! reporter
Wallman East
Jun 23, 2022 @ 10:36am
Jun 23, 2022
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