10 miles
Distance
1,668 ft
Climb
-3,063 ft
Descent
02:54:40
Avg time
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CDT (Jahnke) Details

  • Riding Area
    CDT - Upper Bighole
    Jackson, Montana
  • AKA
    CDT, Continental Divide Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July 15-Sept. 15
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #9930 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

This Continental Divide Trail segment can be ridden in either direction or as a loop with other roads/trails. There will probably be some hike a bike in either direction except for the very fit rider. This is high elevation single track adventure riding at its finest. The views from the Continental Divide are fantastic. The trail ranges from smooth and flowy to steep and knarly with everything in between. This segment of trail was recently constructed or re-constructed.

Access Info

The south end of this segment can be accessed from the Goldstone Jeep Road or the CDT from the south. The north end can be accessed from the Jahnke Creek Jeep Road or the CDT from the north.

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More Stats for CDT (Jahnke) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,395 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,694 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,694 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,089 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,694 ft
  • Grade
    -2.686%
  • Grade max
    -44.966%
  • Grade min
    56.317%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,619 ft
  • Avg time
    02:54:40
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Status:
on Sep 22, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • 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
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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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 (Jahnke) Trail Reports

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      Sep 22, 2018 @ 7:25pm
      Sep 22, 2018
      reporter Trail clear of deadfall and riding well. Rumor has it the USFS actually cleared the trail!
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 7:12pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      reporter Trail is clear of deadfall. Thx to notorious CoB and MBT.
      Aug 12, 2015 @ 10:34am
      Aug 12, 2015
      Rode this segment on August 10. Approximately 8 trees down across trail. Two of them were moderately difficult to get around.
      Aug 5, 2015 @ 8:10pm
      Aug 5, 2015
      Nov 11, 2014 @ 4:35pm
      Nov 11, 2014
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7 rides
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      Photos

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      110 |
      Mar 12, 2018 @ 4:29pm
      Mar 12, 2018
      CDT (Jahnke), Seattle
      150 |
      Oct 17, 2014 @ 10:36am
      Oct 17, 2014
      CDT (Jahnke), Salmon
      154 |
      Oct 17, 2014 @ 10:35am
      Oct 17, 2014
      CDT (Jahnke), Salmon
      147 |
      Oct 17, 2014 @ 10:34am
      Oct 17, 2014
      CDT (Jahnke), Salmon

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