3,537 ft
Distance
335 ft
Climb
-6 ft
Descent
00:08:47
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Hayes Point Shortcut Trail

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    Land Manager

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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Blue Mountain
    Missoula, Montana
  • Ref Number
    #3.21
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Snow Grooming
    Backcountry
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #79690 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #7511 in Trail Running
    • #94480 in Hiking
    • #1965 in Snowshoeing
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 45 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 100 in Snowshoeing

Get off the road and ride single track up. The middle part gets STEEP Not technical climbing but takes some serious effort. This trail passes through a boggy area and is often wet and muddy early the year.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Hayes Point Shortcut multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    328 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,220 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,549 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,220 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,547 ft
  • Grade
    9.3%
  • Grade max
    -5.6%
  • Grade min
    34.4%
  • Distance climb
    3,278 ft
  • Distance down
    243 ft
  • Distance flat
    16 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:54
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on Apr 14, 2024
Dry
Avg: 3 (3 votes)
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Partial
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
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      Hayes Point Shortcut Trail Reports

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      Apr 14, 2024 @ 8:54am
      Apr 14, 2024
      Trail is completely rutted out. One tree down. Hopefully this trail gets some attention this year. It could use a few switchbacks to prevent erosion.
      Nov 23, 2023 @ 3:01am
      Nov 23, 2023
      reporter Tree down. Erosion getting worse.
      Oct 9, 2023 @ 10:12am
      Oct 9, 2023
      reporter Same as previous report. Fallen tree, deep ruts. Tree is hand sawable.
      Sep 2, 2023 @ 4:24am
      Sep 2, 2023
      Fallen tree, deep ruts
      Jul 31, 2022 @ 8:35am
      Jul 31, 2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 23 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 628 rides
      • Last: Apr 14, 2024

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      Mar 27, 2022 @ 6:03pm
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