3,766 ft
Distance
380 ft
Climb
-12 ft
Descent
00:12:25
Avg time
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Colorado Gulch Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    The Rattlesnake
    Missoula, Montana
  • Ref Number
    #24.7
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Snow Grooming
    Backcountry
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #37499 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing

A lesser used trail that climbs up the head of Sawmill Gulch joining the Fenceline trail at the saddle. The first half of the trail climbs gently. The grade steadily increases in the second half and the final section below the saddle is a challenging climb.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Colorado Gulch bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    367 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,030 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,400 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,033 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,400 ft
  • Grade
    9.8%
  • Grade max
    -19%
  • Grade min
    30.7%
  • Distance climb
    3,448 ft
  • Distance down
    217 ft
  • Distance flat
    102 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:58
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Status:
on Feb 3, 2021
Snow Covered
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 6 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 180 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Sawmill to Colorado to Fenceline to Ewok
      6 miles
      Reverse Snake
      30 miles

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