2.9 miles
Distance
856 ft
Climb
-852 ft
Descent
4,473 ft
High Point

Original Missoula Pro XC course, minus flyover and local glory

Detailed Description
Missoula XC classic course is a 3 mile moderately popular expert race route located near Missoula Montana. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 9 trails. This route climbs 856 ft with a max elevation of 4,473 ft then descends -852 ft.
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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Missoula XC classic course mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    5 hr 47 min
  • Altitude min
    3,977 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,978 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,983 ft
  • Grade max
    -58.4%
  • Grade min
    53.6%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,211 ft

Directions

  1. Walk south on Easy Up.
  2. Continue for 200 meters.
  3. Walk southwest on Easy Up.
  4. Continue for 50 meters.
  5. Walk south on Anchors Aweigh.
  6. Continue for 50 meters.
  7. Walk southwest on Anchors Aweigh.
  8. Continue for 100 meters.
  9. Walk east on Dark Side.
  10. Continue for 80 meters.
  11. Walk northeast on Dark Side.
  12. Continue for 300 meters.
  13. Walk south on Dark Side.
  14. Continue for 30 meters.
  15. Walk south on Cat Track Loop.
  16. Continue for 100 meters.
  17. Walk southeast on Cat Track Loop.
  18. Continue for 200 meters.
  19. Walk northeast on Bees Nest.
  20. Continue for 200 meters.
  21. Walk north on Bees Nest.
  22. Continue for 400 meters.
  23. Walk northeast on Bees Nest.
  24. Continue for 400 meters.
  25. Walk east on Bees Nest.
  26. Continue for 40 meters.
  27. Walk northeast on Bees Nest.
  28. Continue for 40 meters.
  29. Walk northwest on Headwall.
  30. Continue for 400 meters.
  31. Walk south on Headwall.
  32. Continue for 20 meters.
  33. Bear right onto Lower Headwall.
  34. Continue for 500 meters.
  35. Walk west on Dual Slalom.
  36. Continue for 100 meters.
  37. Walk southwest on Dual Slalom.
  38. Continue for 70 meters.
  39. Walk southwest on Easy Up.
  40. Continue for 10 meters.
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