1.2 miles
Distance
-758 ft
Descent
00:06:15
Avg time
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Dropout Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    The Rattlesnake
    Missoula, Montana
  • Ref Number
    #24.6
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April - November
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #34594 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 5 in Snowshoeing

Very fast and smooth. Gets a lot of sun, so is usually one of the first trails to dry out in the spring. Good switchback practice.

Access Info

Go left where you stay right for Fenceline.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Dropout bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -756 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,010 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,768 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,768 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,012 ft
  • Grade
    -11.6%
  • Grade max
    -46.6%
  • Grade min
    6.2%
  • Distance climb
    36 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    26 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:15
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:37
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Status:
on Apr 30, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3.15 (6 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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      Dropout Trail Reports

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      Apr 30, 2021 @ 3:28pm
      Apr 30, 2021
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 3:07pm
      Apr 19, 2021
      Dirt is great all the way down, no snow
      Apr 11, 2021 @ 11:16am
      Apr 11, 2021
      Sloppy mud at the start gives way to great conditions quickly.
      Apr 10, 2021 @ 11:53am
      Apr 10, 2021
      no snow on trail, very little mud, good to go
      Mar 31, 2021 @ 2:04pm
      Mar 31, 2021
      reporter Couple of big patches of snow at the top with melt water running down the trail. Mostly dry in the middle all the way until the very end where the...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 12 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 67 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 697 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

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      MosaicMTBGuy (Aug 16, 2017 at 21:15)
       One of the top descents in the Rattlesnake and the entire Missoula area especially when combined with Lower Fence line for a great Sawmill Gulch ride.
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