7 miles
Distance
634 ft
Climb
-963 ft
Descent
01:04:43
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of CDT (Chief Joseph) Trail

CDT (Chief Joseph) Details

  • Riding Area
    Chief Joseph Pass
    Wisdom, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June-Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #33584 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Fast flowy trail. Watch out for horseback riders and hikers on this section of the CDT.

During Winter portions of this trail are groomed for skiing and can be great snowbiking.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for CDT (Chief Joseph) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -329 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,808 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,405 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,284 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,955 ft
  • Grade
    -0.882%
  • Grade max
    -22.429%
  • Grade min
    17.331%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,987 ft
  • Avg time
    01:04:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:24
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Status:
on Jul 23, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • One Direction
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      CDT (Chief Joseph) Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 23, 2018 @ 8:05pm
      Jul 23, 2018
      Jun 4, 2018 @ 5:12pm
      Jun 4, 2018
      Snow banks for about two miles near the top. 3 trees too big for my saw. (Brady Bever-SIMBA)
      Dec 9, 2017 @ 7:22am
      Dec 9, 2017
      reporter
      Jul 10, 2017 @ 3:58pm
      Jul 10, 2017
      All clear of deadfall.
      Jan 22, 2017 @ 7:45pm
      Jan 22, 2017
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      All
      • 15 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      15 |
      Jun 4, 2018 @ 5:13pm
      Jun 4, 2018
      CDT (Chief Joseph), Salmon
      16 |
      Jun 4, 2018 @ 5:12pm
      Jun 4, 2018
      CDT (Chief Joseph), Salmon

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