327.4 miles
Distance
42,874 ft
Climb
-41,705 ft
Descent
2 miles
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The Idaho/Montana section of the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) rolls 270 miles along the border with Montana from near Yellowstone in the south. It runs north passing through Targhee National Forest and Salmon National Forest.

Sections of the southeastern Idaho/Montana CDT that are closed to bikes where they pass through Recommended Wilderness Areas and National Park.

From Morrison Lake north to Chief Joseph Pass is open to riding.

For the rest of the Montana CDT, from Chief Joseph Pass to Canada, use the link below.

Detailed Description
Continental Divide Trail (CDT) Idaho/Montana is a 327 mile less popular expert route located near Idaho Idaho. This mountain bike only route. This route climbs 42,874 ft with a max elevation of 10,095 ft then descends -41,705 ft.

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Mountain Bike Idaho (mtbid.org)
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Route Sections

1 Italian Peaks RWA
  • 6 miles distance
  • 1,408 ft climb
  • -2,365 ft descent
2 Italian Peaks RWA
  • 11 miles distance
  • 3,006 ft climb
  • -2,815 ft descent
3 Centennial Mtns WSA
  • 3 miles distance
  • 36 ft climb
  • -1,550 ft descent
4 Yellowstone National Park
  • 3 miles distance
  • 284 ft climb
  • -20 ft descent
5 Garfield Mountain RWA
  • 9 miles distance
  • 1,619 ft climb
  • -2,125 ft descent
6 Garfield Mountain RWA
  • 3 miles distance
  • 1,092 ft climb
  • -111 ft descent

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
More Stats for Continental Divide Trail (CDT) Idaho/Montana mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1,169 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,790 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,262 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,432 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -40.8%
  • Grade min
    38.2%
  • Distance climb
    166 miles
  • Distance down
    160 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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