19 miles
3,136 ft
-2,606 ft
2 miles
High Point

The feeling of pedaling across the parking lot towards the single track was eruphoric. After all the planning I finally got to hit the trail. Left Chief Joseph Pass and rode nearly 18 miles to Schultz Creek. Smokey skies from the wild fires near Missoula. Less tired than expected. Mellow climbing but know we will feel it later. Final section up to Schultz Saddle on the road due to unrideable trail caused by blow downs.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bikepacking
  • Bike type
  • Physical rating
More Stats for The Fun Suffer Divide Day 1 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    530 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,808 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,284 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,814 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Layers winter
Trail Style
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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

CDT (Schultz Saddle to RWA)
Aug 19, 2018 @ 8:13am
2 days
It is clear. No deadfall! reporter
CDT (Hogan to Schultz Saddle)
Jul 30, 2018 @ 6:49am
Jul 30, 2018
A few down trees. Otherwise clear. Swampy areas are dry. This trail is starting to get a bit overgrown so go ride it to help maintain this fun section of the CDT!
CDT (Gibbons Pass)
Jul 30, 2018 @ 6:47am
Jul 30, 2018
This section is clear and in good shape. Some of the burn areas are growing back quickly. Go ride to keep the trail clear!
CDT (Chief Joseph)
Jul 23, 2018 @ 8:05pm
Jul 23, 2018
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