1 miles
130 ft
-1,116 ft
Avg time
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Beacon Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Pattee Canyon
    Missoula, Montana
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    April - November
  • Global Ranking

Take in the view and then lose a ton of elevation in a hurry. Fast and then continually steeper but pretty smooth. Great ride in early June when the ridge-line meadow is filled with wildflowers.

Access Info

Easiest to get there from Deer Creek side taking the road all the way up. Riding up would be a ton of hike a bike.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Beacon Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -987 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,819 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,806 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,806 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,819 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,768 ft
  • Distance down
    5,260 ft
  • Distance flat
    35 ft
  • Avg time
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Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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MTBM - Mt. Sentinel Summit Blue Route
11 miles

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