7 miles
Distance
483 ft
Climb
-2,749 ft
Descent
00:58:47
Avg time
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Beardance Details

  • Riding area
    Kalispell
    Kalispell, Montana
  • AKA
    #76
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #7702

This trail was rated the 5th best mountain bike trail in the state and you can shuttle it. Just drive up Crane Mountain road 9 miles to the top trail-head. From the top you start with an easy climb for 1.5 miles then it's time to go down. This trail will keep you on your toes or put you on the ground. Either way you'll remember this trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Beardance mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,266 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,055 ft
  • Altitude max
    1 miles
  • Altitude start
    1 miles
  • Altitude end
    3,055 ft
  • Grade max
    -59.815%
  • Grade min
    48.358%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:58:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:02
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Status:
on Jul 31, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 4.45 (7 votes)

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Beardance Trail Reports

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Jul 31, 2017 @ 11:27am
Jul 31, 2017
Jul 30, 2017 @ 7:04pm
Jul 30, 2017
reporter Trail is brushed out from the trailhead on Crane Mountain road down about 3 miles and up the trail from the highway to the junction with the Crane...
Jul 2, 2017 @ 5:16pm
Jul 2, 2017
Brush is quite overgrown, especially as you get closer to the top. Still a fun rip. Bear grass fields are nice, flowers in bloom.
Jun 10, 2017 @ 9:10pm
Jun 10, 2017
reporter All clear once again. Brush is getting thicker.
Jun 3, 2017 @ 6:57am
Jun 3, 2017
reporter One tree has fallen across the trail.
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Aug 1, 2017 @ 8:37am
Aug 1, 2017
Beardance, My City
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Jun 3, 2017 @ 7:00am
Jun 3, 2017
Beardance, Kalispell
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Apr 30, 2017 @ 2:27pm
Apr 30, 2017
Beardance, Kalispell
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Apr 30, 2017 @ 2:26pm
Apr 30, 2017
Beardance, Kalispell

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Videos

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Clearing the Beardance Nov. 2, 2013
3:31 | 183 | Nov 4, 2013 , Kalispell
Beardance from Crane Creek to Trailhead
10:46 | 143 | May 26, 2010 , Kalispell
Top of Phillips to Beardance
6:18 | 101 | May 26, 2010 , Kalispell
Beardance from rock look-out to Crane Creek
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