1.1 miles
Distance
343 ft
Climb
-78 ft
Descent
00:18:38
Avg time

Cherry Gulch Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    North Hills
    Missoula, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Snow Grooming
    Backcountry
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #18992 in Hiking [+]
    • #1910 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Hiking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Land Manager
    City of Missoula

The trail leaves the North Hills Ridge trail and drops down a series of switchbacks into a small valley. It then follows the valley up a gentle grade. At the head of the valley the trail swings west and climbs through switchbacks across a steep hillside to rejoin the North Hills Ridge trail.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Cherry Gulch hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    264 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,396 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,727 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,449 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,713 ft
  • Grade
    4.517%
  • Grade max
    -23.73%
  • Grade min
    22.287%
  • Distance climb
    4,573 ft
  • Distance down
    885 ft
  • Distance flat
    381 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:38
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on Feb 12, 2021
Snow Covered
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Very Dry
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      Cherry Gulch Trail Reports

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      Feb 12, 2021 @ 3:44pm
      Feb 12, 2021
      reporter Mix of hard packed snow and wind blown snow drifts.
      Feb 9, 2021 @ 7:59pm
      Feb 9, 2021
      reporter
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 3:12pm
      Nov 21, 2020
      Jan 27, 2020 @ 3:47am
      Jan 27, 2020
      Soft and a little wet. Not much snow and ice.
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