2,742 ft
Distance
126 ft
Climb
-64 ft
Descent
00:05:46
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Backside Trail

Backside Trail Details

  • Riding area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Helena

The Backside Trail is short but fun, and includes a few small rock features. It's mostly a connection between the Ridge Trail and Hogsback or Prospect Shafts. The grade is fairly level, and the trail offers nice views to the south.

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More Stats for Backside Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    61 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,089 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,162 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,100 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,161 ft
  • Grade
    2.227%
  • Grade max
    -11.331%
  • Grade min
    33.391%
  • Distance climb
    1,535 ft
  • Distance down
    1,100 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:46
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Status:
on Sep 27, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Backside Trail Trail Reports

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Sep 27, 2017 @ 7:01am
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Sep 18, 2017 @ 1:00pm
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Mar 27, 2017 @ 7:10am
Mar 27, 2017
reporter Trails are drying out fast at the end of March
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May 18, 2017 @ 4:53pm
May 18, 2017
Backside Trail, Helena

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