2 miles
49 ft
-673 ft
Avg time

Hot Sauce Details

  • Riding area
    The Rattlesnake
    Missoula, Montana
  • AKA
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    3 seasons
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Five Valleys Land Trust

Provisionally named in part as an homage to the missoula classic, secret sauce, hot sauce is the newest project of MTB Missoula created in partnership with Five Valleys Land Trust. There's plenty of opportunity to add a little extra spice along the way. The trail is public access, but the race course below is still private property. See Access Info below for the appropriate access roads. At this point in time you need to ride back up the bottom switchbacks and take the roads you came in on south to the green gate. Soon there will be options to loop the trail while remaining within year-round public access.

Access Info

NO legal access from the ski area and XC race course. Public access from the green gate on the east side of Marshall Canyon Dr, about 1 mi up from hwy 200, or a couple hundred yards downhill from where the Jumbo Saddle road comes down to Marshall Canyon Dr.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hot Sauce mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -624 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,463 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,088 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,088 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,463 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    567 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    200 ft
  • Avg time
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on Apr 28, 2017
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)

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Hot Sauce Trail Reports

Apr 28, 2017 @ 8:33pm
Apr 28, 2017
Let her rip! Trails riding great!
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Routes with this trail

Missoula XC Amateur Course race
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week1 race
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Freehub Magazine: Hot Sauce
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