3 miles
Distance
1,409 ft
Climb
-659 ft
Descent
00:49:20
Avg time
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Curly Lake Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Tobacco Roots
    Whitehall, Montana
  • AKA
    Curly Lake
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July - September
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

The Curly Lake Trail is the easier approach to Curly Lake. The alternate option, the Curly Creek Trail, is considerably steeper. This trail features a stiff climb to Westphal Parks, and breaks up the climb with a fun downhill through the trees. Watch out for sudden, deep chicanes.

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More Stats for Curly Lake Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    750 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,529 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,654 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,529 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,279 ft
  • Grade
    4.882%
  • Grade max
    -50.638%
  • Grade min
    65.486%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    5,186 ft
  • Distance flat
    527 ft
  • Avg time
    00:49:20
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Status:
on Jul 21, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to curly-lake-trail trailhead (45.611996, -112.055633)
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Curly Lake Trail Trail Reports

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Jul 21, 2018 @ 10:10am
Jul 21, 2018
Mostly dry, a few muddy sections but they are short and very manageable
Aug 7, 2017 @ 11:21am
Aug 7, 2017
Epic.
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Oct 21, 2014 @ 11:50am
Oct 21, 2014
Curly Lake Trail, Helena

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag clairekleese (Jun 26, 2017 at 18:46)
 A little snowy up top
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