1.2 miles
Distance
-759 ft
Descent
00:06:02
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Dropout Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

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
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April - November
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #72945 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #10729 in Trail Running
    • #25296 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 100 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
    4,769 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,769 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
    00:06:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:37
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Status:
on Apr 23, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 3.3 (7 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Dropout Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 23, 2022 @ 12:36pm
      Apr 23, 2022
      Apr 12, 2022 @ 10:21am
      Apr 12, 2022
      Muddy at the bottom when it gets above freezing.
      Mar 27, 2022 @ 12:44pm
      Mar 27, 2022
      Hero dirt. Get it.
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 1:57pm
      Oct 24, 2021
      reporter Optimal moisture to traction ratio!
      Sep 1, 2021 @ 10:39am
      Sep 1, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 174 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,175 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titledistance
      MT Alpha Sawmill Triple13 miles
      Sawmill to Colorado to Fenceline to Ewok6 miles
      Reverse Snake30 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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