2.2 miles
Distance
449 ft
Climb
-558 ft
Descent
00:25:12
Avg time

Eddye McClure East Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    April - November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #49031 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #36428 in Trail Running
    • #54698 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Land Owner
    Private

The Eddye McClure Trail can be ridden both ways, but riders looking for downhill flow will prefer to ride west to east due to the many switchbacks on the western face. The upper portion of the eastbound descent threads through tight trees on a sidehill. The trail emerges into Ponderosa meadows as it reaches the east-facing slopes.

This trail crosses private land. Please be respectful and help maintain access to this property.

Access Info

The eastern trailhead is near the intersection of Martinez Gulch Road and South Hills Road.

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More Stats for Eddye McClure East multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -109 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,671 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,208 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,780 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,672 ft
  • Grade
    -0.9%
  • Grade max
    -38.8%
  • Grade min
    34.6%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    367 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:32:01
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on Nov 7, 2022
Snow Covered
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      Eddye McClure East Trail Reports

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      Nov 7, 2022 @ 6:52am
      Nov 7, 2022
      reporter Significant snowfall morning of Nov 7
      Nov 2, 2022 @ 7:30am
      Nov 2, 2022
      reporter Snow on morning of 11/2. Cold snap to follow.
      Nov 1, 2022 @ 11:47am
      Nov 1, 2022
      reporter Most snow is gone, but be careful in some low, shady areas.
      Oct 23, 2022 @ 10:09am
      Oct 23, 2022
      reporter First snowfall of fall 2022
      Apr 3, 2022 @ 11:13am
      Apr 3, 2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 20 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 724 rides
      • Last: Nov 24, 2022

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      Jul 24, 2017 @ 7:34pm
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      May 29, 2017 @ 5:23pm
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