12.4 miles
Distance
3,695 ft
Climb
-3,698 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Looking for a big day in the mountains, with primitive trails and commanding views of the Helena region? Look no farther than Casey Peak It's hard to believe a backcountry ride like this can be found only a few miles from Helena, but here it is. Expect some hike-a-bike on the spur trail leading to the Casey Peak summit. Take the McClellan Creek Road southeast from Montana City, and park near the confluence with East Fork McClellan Creek.

Detailed Description
Casey Peak is a 12 mile popular expert route located near Helena Montana. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 3,695 ft with a max elevation of 8,515 ft then descends -3,698 ft.
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
a406 (Sep 19, 2018 at 15:18)
 Fun loop, we did it clockwise and would recommend going that way.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    12
More Stats for Casey Peak mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,091 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,094 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,095 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -65.1%
  • Grade min
    50.2%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,363 ft
Avg: 5 (3 votes)
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