8 miles
Distance
4,109 ft
Climb
-1,047 ft
Descent
1 miles
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Details

  • Riding Area
    Petty Mountain
    Missoula, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #104699 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Lolo National Forest

The Albert Creek trail starts out as a two-track road but quickly narrows down to singletrack. After a short bit of rocky climbing the trail turns and follows a forested bench. The trail then climbs steadily to the junction with the Albert Petty Tie Trail at times traversing steep open side-hills with views of the Albert Creek valley. After the junction the trail drops steadily through some tight switchbacks to a bridge over Albert Creek. After the creek crossing it's a mile of sustained climbing to the ridge. The trail is smooth and ridable but the grade makes it challenging. The ridge rolls up and down with some mellow sections through open forest. There are more ups than downs and last mile is steep especially after joining the 4WD trail. The trail ends at an open knob where it joins the Petty Mountain Trail and the Grave Creek Growler 4WD road.

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More Stats for Albert Creek Trail #719 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3,062 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,009 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,009 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,071 ft
  • Grade
    7.701%
  • Grade max
    -34.65%
  • Grade min
    95.55%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,097 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
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  • State land
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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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      Albert Creek... Trail Reports

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      Aug 13, 2018 @ 9:23am
      Aug 13, 2018
      The first 4 miles from the trailhead to the ridge are clear and in good shape. There are numerous tress down on the 3 mile section along the...
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