11 miles
Distance
2,395 ft
Climb
-3,265 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is a locals' favorite way to add on to a Mount Helena Ridge ride, by descending Emmett's Trail, and climbing back onto the Ridge before continuing on to Show Me the Horse. Watch your handlebars on Emmett's. There are some tight trees.

This route begins at the Trail Rider drop-off point at Prospector Gulch Road, and ends at the Park Avenue Building parking lot.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Mount Helena Ridge - Emmett's - Horse mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -870 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,151 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,021 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,151 ft
  • Grade
    -1.451%
  • Grade max
    -70.977%
  • Grade min
    58.18%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,946 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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