1 miles
Distance
98 ft
Climb
-557 ft
Descent
00:07:45
Avg time
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Diretissima Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

Diretissima is the least popular way to reach the McKelvey/West End/Ridge saddle, but it offers a nice climb from the west side of town, and is easier than the Prairie Trail. It has far more shade than Dump Gulch, so it is a nice option in the summer for a Show-Me-The-Horse Trail loop. Be especially aware of hikers on the north side of Mt. Helena.

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More Stats for Diretissima Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -459 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,563 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,022 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,022 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,563 ft
  • Grade
    -7.45%
  • Grade max
    -44.597%
  • Grade min
    26.4%
  • Distance climb
    1,516 ft
  • Distance down
    4,379 ft
  • Distance flat
    265 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:57
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Status:
on Oct 25, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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