12.8 miles
Distance
2,579 ft
Climb
-2,578 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

A longer classic loop in the Rattlesnake. Ride time 2-3 hours with long climbs, technical descending, and some great views. The high point is known as Snowbowl Overlook as you're looking at the local ski hill across Grant Creek.

Detailed Description
MTBM - Overlook - Rattlesnake - Blue is a 13 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Missoula Montana. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 2,579 ft with a max elevation of 5,467 ft then descends -2,578 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
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  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ridelogs
    28
More Stats for MTBM - Overlook - Rattlesnake - Blue mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,597 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,597 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,599 ft
  • Grade max
    -74%
  • Grade min
    38.6%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Wallman West
Jun 23, 2022 @ 10:36am
Jun 23, 2022
The beargrass is incredible!
Wallman East
Jun 23, 2022 @ 10:36am
Jun 23, 2022
Sawmill Gulch
Jun 23, 2022 @ 10:36am
Jun 23, 2022
Main Corridor
Jun 16, 2022 @ 4:53pm
Jun 16, 2022
Big mud pit near the poe meadow outhouse. Other than that, fantastic.
Spring Gulch
May 30, 2022 @ 10:16am
May 30, 2022
Some mud and puddles on the lower section below Curry Gulch. Upper trail is in great condition.
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