9 miles
Distance
1,965 ft
Climb
-2,052 ft
Descent
01:17:55
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of CDT Pipestone-Homestake Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    Butte
    Butte, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Summer/Fall
  • Global Ranking
    #3183 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Classic Butte singletrack showcases some of the best of the CDT. Hard climbs, switchbacks, granite, sand, and amazing views make this a local favorite and the final 9 miles of the Butte 100 mountain bike race.

Access Info

Park in the gravel lot on the South side of I-90 off the Homestake exit at the top of the pass. Access the other end of the trail from MT Hwy 2, park at the top of Pipestone pass.

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More Stats for CDT Pipestone-Homestake bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -87 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,380 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,388 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,474 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,387 ft
  • Grade
    -0.192%
  • Grade max
    -51.256%
  • Grade min
    88.164%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,469 ft
  • Avg time
    01:17:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:56:49
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Status:
on Aug 18, 2017
Dry
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 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
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Other Other
Directions to cdt-pipestonehomestake trailhead (45.855930, -112.439640)
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CDT... Trail Reports

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Aug 18, 2017 @ 8:14pm
Aug 18, 2017
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Jul 21, 2018 @ 6:32am
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Aug 9, 2017 @ 6:57pm
Aug 9, 2017
CDT Pipestone-Homestake

Routes with this trail

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2015 Butte 100
102 miles
Butte100 Race Course race
100 miles

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