1,928 ft
Distance
-240 ft
Descent
4,189 ft
High Point
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Hot Mess Details

  • Riding Area
    Pattee Canyon
    Missoula, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Summer
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #76240 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Lolo National Forest

Fast fun section of downhill with some twisties to keep you honest! Watch out for the high speed crossing with Crazy Canyon road if descending. Can be ridden either direction.

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More Stats for Hot Mess bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -240 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,949 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,189 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,949 ft
  • Grade
    -12.436%
  • Grade max
    -21.119%
  • Grade min
    -3.677%
  • Distance down
    1,899 ft
  • Distance flat
    29 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • White
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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      6 Months
      • 7 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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