6.6 miles
Distance
483 ft
Climb
-2,749 ft
Descent
01:00:24
Avg time
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Beardance Details

  • Riding area
  • 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
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.0 miles
  • Altitude end
    3,055 ft
  • Grade max
    -59.815%
  • Grade min
    48.358%
  • Distance climb
    1.2 miles
  • Distance down
    4.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1.3 miles
  • Avg time
    01:00:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:38
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Status:
on Apr 17, 2017
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Avg: 4.45 (7 votes)

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Beardance Trail Reports

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Apr 17, 2017 @ 6:37am
Apr 17, 2017
few patches of snow, parts wet and muddy but overall absolutely rideable. have at it :)
Apr 8, 2017 @ 10:26pm
Apr 8, 2017
reporter
Trail has been cleared to the snow. Approximately 1/2 mile past rhe Crane Creek junction.
Apr 7, 2017 @ 12:11am
Apr 7, 2017
reporter Trail is clear of snow up to and past Crane Creek 1/2 mile. Three trees across trail in that area. Will be cleared-out Memorial Day weekend if...
Nov 18, 2016 @ 8:36pm
Nov 18, 2016
reporter
Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:15am
Sep 4, 2016
Suspended log is across the trail. It's about 2km from the top trailhead, around a blind corner on the first fast downhill section. Keep your...
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Apr 30, 2017 @ 2:27pm
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Apr 30, 2017 @ 2:26pm
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Apr 30, 2017 @ 2:25pm
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Apr 30, 2017 @ 2:25pm
Apr 30, 2017
Beardance, Kalispell

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Clearing the Beardance Nov. 2, 2013
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