35 miles
Distance
7,155 ft
Climb
-6,462 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Bitterroot - Rock Creek Divide South (313) Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    Sapphire WSA
    Hamilton, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #11297 in Mountain Biking

Describing this trail is a challenge. 35 mies may not seem far, but so far no one has ridden to entire stretch at once. There are probably sections that no one has yet ridden. The trail follows the Sapphire Crest from Skalkaho Pass to the Anaconda Pintler Wilderness . The trail is steep, rocky and challenging for the most part. Expect exposure and big views. In general sections of this trail are used to connect various other trails such as Weasel Creek, Railroad Creek, Mosquito Meadows, chain of Lakes and Hole in the Wall.

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More Stats for Bitterroot - Rock Creek Divide South (313) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    693 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,091 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,213 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,906 ft
  • Grade
    0.377%
  • Grade max
    -30.943%
  • Grade min
    28.987%
  • Distance climb
    19 miles
  • Distance down
    15 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,661 ft
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Status:
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to bitterroot-rock-creek-divide-south-313 trailhead (46.237582, -113.771927)
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag boxxerace TRAILFORKS (Nov 7, 2018 at 21:19)
 Why in the world is the US government closing these mountain bike trails? Fight this closure, comment here!

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