860 ft
Distance
43 ft
Climb
00:01:49
Avg time

/DC Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Dirtbike/Moto
    • ATV/ORV/OHV
    • Snowshoe
    • Backcountry Ski
  • Riding Area
    Cedar Flats
    Columbia Falls, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Snow Grooming
    Backcountry
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Summer, fall, winter, spring
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
    • 5 in ATVing/Offroading
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Land Owner
    Flathead National Forest

/DC is a really quick way to get from the parking lot to Alder trail. You'll experience a short climb of about 20' from where the trail branches off of Ferngully, but most will have to hike their bike up it. Don't let that stop you though, because once that short climb is over it's practically flat all the way to Voltage. While /DC can be ridden in both directions, the best way to get to Voltage, and beyond, is via its sister trail, AC/, which is 1 trail over to the west. Use /DC for the return trip to the parking lot so you can practice your steep descent skills.

More Stats for /DC multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    43 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,168 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,211 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,168 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,212 ft
  • Grade
    5%
  • Grade min
    16.7%
  • Distance climb
    630 ft
  • Distance flat
    154 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:59
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on Dec 31, 2023
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      /DC Trail Reports

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      Dec 31, 2023 @ 2:07pm
      Dec 31, 2023
      Alternates between shallow packed snow (about 1" or less) and dirt. Got plenty of traction on the packed snow.
      Dec 17, 2023 @ 6:08am
      Dec 17, 2023
      Snow coverage of 1 inch or less. Snow is packed and provides adequate grip for mountain bike tires. In other words, the trail is still rideable...
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      • 23 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 97 rides
      • Last: Dec 16, 2023

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