2.6 miles
Distance
419 ft
Climb
-485 ft
Descent
01:20:47
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of CDNST (Switchback Ridge to Hahn Creek Rd.) Trail

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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    MacDonald Pass
    Helena, Montana
  • Ref Number
    #337
  • AKA
    CDT, CDNST, Continental Divide Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #67981 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Land Owner
    USFS

This stretch of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (#337) runs from the Switchback Ridge Trail to Hahn Creek Road.

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More Stats for CDNST (Switchback Ridge to Hahn Creek Rd.) multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -68 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,525 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,853 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,747 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,680 ft
  • Grade
    -0.5%
  • Grade max
    -30%
  • Grade min
    21.3%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    289 ft
  • Avg time
    01:20:47
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on Jul 25, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
  • Ideal
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      CDNST... Trail Reports

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      Jul 25, 2022 @ 3:45pm
      Jul 25, 2022
      20 trees down but still pretty fun.
      Jun 5, 2022 @ 10:28am
      Jun 5, 2022
      reporter
      Cleared by MBG volunteer crew on 6/4/22.
      Nov 7, 2021 @ 7:06pm
      Nov 7, 2021
      Some snow now and about 30 trees down on the section South of the switchback ridge turnoff (accessed via Minnehaha road).
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 7:29am
      Aug 3, 2021
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. At north end of section about 4 trees over trail. South of that it appears a trail crew did...
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 5:30pm
      Sep 2, 2020
      reporter About 10 trees down. Also there is a trail junction that is very easy to miss, especially on a MTB. Check out the photo, it's not obvious at all...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 6 rides
      • Last: Aug 9, 2022

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      Aug 3, 2021 @ 7:32am
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      Aug 3, 2021 @ 7:28am
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      Aug 3, 2021 @ 7:28am
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      Aug 24, 2019 @ 7:08pm
      Aug 24, 2019

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      rth009 (Sep 13, 2021 at 17:21)
      Huge trees down about 1/4 mile from the Switchback Ridge intersection as of 9/12/21.
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