3 miles
1,611 ft
-395 ft
Avg time
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  • Riding area
    Bridger Range
    Bozeman, Montana
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  • Direction
    Both Directions
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An old school technical test piece that drops steeply from the intersection with the Sypes Canyon Trail. Expect steep, loose and technical riding with exposure (one 90 deg turn to be specific) off the top becoming more manageable the lower you get. After crossing the drainage at the bottom of the initial descent, a short climb will bring you to a long traverse across the foothills of the west side of the Bridgers. The closer you get to the parking lot, the busier it will get. Ride respectfully. This trail is subject to the Trail time share plan which prohibits mountain biking on Saturdays from June 16- Sept 5.

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More Stats for Bridger Foothills Trail (Sypes to the "M") mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,216 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,956 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,362 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,956 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,171 ft
  • Grade
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  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,977 ft
  • Distance flat
    684 ft
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on Sep 4, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Very Dry
Directions to bridger-foothills-trail-sypes-to-the--m trailhead (45.709787, -110.977455)
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Bridger... Trail Reports

Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:13am
Sep 4, 2017
Cleared one downed tree in the rockslide below Sypes intersection, and cleared brush in a few other places.
May 16, 2017 @ 12:01pm
May 16, 2017
Slightly wet in the upper trees section. Otherwise good to go.
Mar 18, 2017 @ 6:26am
Mar 18, 2017
Dry up to the Y for the M sections of mud and some small patches of thawing snow after that. If you ride it you will be hiking around some...
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Jul 5, 2017 @ 1:52pm
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Mar 18, 2017 @ 6:26am
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