13.6 miles
Distance
2,767 ft
Climb
-371 ft
Descent
01:18:02
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Blue Mountain Road Trail

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Blue Mountain Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Dirtbike/Moto
    • ATV/ORV/OHV
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    Blue Mountain
    Missoula, Montana
  • Ref Number
    #365
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Snow Grooming
    Backcountry
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
    • 5 in ATVing/Offroading
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing

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Blue Mountain Road is a 14 mile moderately popular dirt/gravel road trail located near Missoula Montana. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 2,767 ft green climb. On average it takes 1 hour18 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Blue Mountain Road bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    2,396 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,174 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,810 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,174 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,571 ft
  • Grade
    3.3%
  • Grade max
    -19.2%
  • Grade min
    34.1%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,668 ft
  • Avg time
    01:18:02
  • Avg reverse time
    01:46:40
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on May 2, 2020
Snow Covered
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Very Dry
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      Blue Mountain Road Trail Reports

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      May 2, 2020 @ 7:41pm
      May 2, 2020
      Clear for a long way—eventually you hit some wicked snow patches that only a dump truck with tank tracks can make it through. Super snowy after...
      Apr 9, 2020 @ 10:33am
      Apr 9, 2020
      reporter Snow covered above the moto trailhead. Suggest riding out/back Hayes Creek moto trail.
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 7:52pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 7:52pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      Some ice in spots higher up.
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 7:50pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      Some ice in spots.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 1 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      • 56 rides
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      May 18, 2020 @ 11:04pm
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      Oct 11, 2019 @ 7:53pm
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