1.5 miles
Distance
30 ft
Climb
-346 ft
Descent
00:05:06
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Davis Gulch Road Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
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  • USFS
    Land Manager

Davis Gulch Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Dirtbike/Moto
    • ATV/ORV/OHV
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
    • 5 in ATVing/Offroading
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing

Davis Gulch Road provides access to trailheads on Mount Ascension and Rodney Ridge, and leads to the Old Shooting Range parking lot, the primary access to Rodney Ridge.

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More Stats for Davis Gulch Road bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -316 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,276 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,593 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,593 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,277 ft
  • Grade max
    -29.538%
  • Grade min
    15.118%
  • Distance climb
    595 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,926 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:06
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:44
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Status:
on Jul 17, 2021
Very Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Davis Gulch Road Trail Reports

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      Jul 17, 2021 @ 8:00pm
      Jul 17, 2021
      reporter Dusty dry everywhere
      May 28, 2021 @ 7:11am
      May 28, 2021
      reporter The recent snow was just what trails needed.
      May 25, 2021 @ 10:13am
      May 25, 2021
      reporter Recent snow is melting off; conditions will vary depending on aspect, cover, and geology.
      May 22, 2021 @ 10:46am
      May 22, 2021
      reporter
      May 2, 2021 @ 12:21pm
      May 2, 2021
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 58 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 620 rides
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      Apr 8, 2015 @ 11:39am
      Apr 8, 2015

      Routes with this trail

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      2015 Montana Enduro Series #1: Helenduro race
      11 miles

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