4 miles
209 ft
-2,939 ft
1 miles
High Point

This is one of our favorite routes in Missoula and is featured in Freehub Magazine's Montana Photo Book: Issue 8.3. You can mix up any of the different trails to create a perfect route for your desired time frame.

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Trails in Route


  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
More Stats for Freehub Magazine: Deadmans Ridge mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,730 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,650 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,380 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,650 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,144 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    714 ft
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Deadmans Ridge
Jul 8, 2018 @ 10:19am
Jul 8, 2018
Clear of snow but still plenty of ruts and loose rock. Beware of a trail split at mile 7.3. Stay to the left at the top of the knob and don't drop down to the right. I have no idea where that trail goes but it's steep and a bitch to climb back up (sigh!).
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