2.6 miles
Distance
1,811 ft
Climb
-34 ft
Descent
01:19:06
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Boney Gulch Trail

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    Land Manager

Boney Gulch Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Tally Lake Area
    Whitefish, Montana
  • AKA
    Trail #801
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #52344 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #75829 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Tight Singletrack descent from the Reid Divide Trail all the way down to Tally Lake. 3 miles and a little under 2k this is a fun one. Watch for downed trees early season.

Access Info

Accessed from the Reid Divide Trail (#800) or you could walk/push your bike up from Tally Lake.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Boney Gulch mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1,777 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,447 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,223 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,447 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,223 ft
  • Grade
    12.849%
  • Grade max
    -19.43%
  • Grade min
    59.558%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    717 ft
  • Distance flat
    88 ft
  • Avg time
    01:19:06
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:57
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Status:
on Sep 20, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Boney Gulch Trail Reports

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      Sep 20, 2021 @ 1:32pm
      Sep 20, 2021
      Great condition, no down trees.
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 11:52am
      Jul 23, 2021
      Great condition! No down trees, just a little dry! Fantastic ride!
      May 25, 2021 @ 7:54pm
      May 25, 2021
      reporter
      All clear, top to bottom! On May, 25, FAMB Trail Crew teamed up with the Tally Lake Forest Service to clear the trail of downed trees. Take...
      May 14, 2021 @ 11:01am
      May 14, 2021
      reporter
      Lower 1.8 miles are clear. On May 13,2021 FAMB Trail Crew maintained 1.8 miles of trail up from the Tally Road trailhead. 22 trees cleared from...
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 8:48am
      Aug 22, 2020
      reporter
      FAMB partnered with MCC on May 20, 2020 and cleared 7 trees, maintained 4 drains.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      May 14, 2021 @ 11:15am
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      Sep 19, 2019 @ 4:57pm
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      Sep 19, 2019 @ 4:54pm
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      Routes with this trail

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      Reid Divide to Boney Gulch Short loop16 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      petrilloiii (Sep 19, 2019 at 17:06)
       Fun. Steep. ????
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      • + 0
      sassapig (Aug 28, 2021 at 19:07)
       Skip this and do the red divide down hill. Boney gulch is not as fast, chucky or fun!
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