10 miles
Distance
2,280 ft
Climb
-2,278 ft
Descent
4,564 ft
High Point

This is a good quick sampler of the trails at Blue Mountain. Takes you on a few of the classic front side trails as well as a couple of the rowdier moto trails. Some of the descents are fast, so watch out for motos and horses!

Local Trail Association
MTB Missoula (www.mtbmissoula.org)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.
donate to earn trail karma!

Comments


Post a Comment



You must login to Pinkbike.
Don't have an account? Sign up

Join Pinkbike  Login

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for MTBM - Blue Mountain Sampler Blue Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,213 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,213 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,213 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.567%
  • Grade min
    46.641%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,176 ft
no votes yet
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      Sept '17
      Sept '17
      0:06 | 98 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Sep 30, 2017
      #kona
      Sept '17
      Sept '17
      0:08 | 43 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Sep 30, 2017
      #kona
      Sept '17
      Sept '17
      0:05 | 30 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Sep 30, 2017
      #kona

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Hayes Point Shortcut
      Jul 9, 2020 @ 3:56pm
      16 hours
      reporter
      G.I. Joe
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 3:47pm
      Jun 11, 2020
      Tree has been cleared. reporter
      Climb to Orchard
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 3:47pm
      Jun 11, 2020
      reporter
      Blue Mountain National Recreation Trail
      Jun 4, 2020 @ 6:26pm
      Jun 4, 2020
      reporter
      Orchard
      Jun 4, 2020 @ 6:26pm
      Jun 4, 2020
      reporter
      more reports »
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.