8.7 miles
Distance
1,867 ft
Climb
-4,313 ft
Descent
02:33:49
Avg time
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Jimmy Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Bigfork
    , Montana
  • AKA
    #297
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #63567 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Jimmy Ridge is a 9 mile moderately popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Bigfork Montana. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating with a 1,867 ft black diamond climb. On average it takes 2 hours33 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Jimmy Ridge mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,446 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,625 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,677 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,070 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,625 ft
  • Grade
    -5.339%
  • Grade max
    -53.874%
  • Grade min
    47.442%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,534 ft
  • Avg time
    02:33:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:07
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on Aug 17, 2021
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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  • Very Dry
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      Jimmy Ridge Trail Reports

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      Aug 17, 2021 @ 7:24pm
      Aug 17, 2021
      If your planning on hiking this with heavy packs I want to make you aware of some things. Relevant to the first week in August. From Strawberry...
      Jun 2, 2021 @ 7:52pm
      Jun 2, 2021
      The first 1.5 miles (from the bottom/hungry horse) is cut out. Ran into snow at about 5200 and also the end of the cutting. I look forward to...
      Aug 6, 2020 @ 7:45pm
      Aug 6, 2020
      I agree with the previous comments, we traversed the entire trail with our bikes, but pushed most of it. The trail has great potential but the...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 6:40pm
      Aug 2, 2020
      This loop makes for a long, hard, rugged day and a good beating both physically and mentally. It never gives up or lets up. It would be a classic...
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 4:52pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      Bitter sweet. If you do the full trail plan for a beating. The old burn in the middle will make you question why you would ride this trail. The...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
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      • 6 rides
      • Last: Oct 15, 2022

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      1 Review & Comments

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      mfingado (May 26, 2020 at 14:27)
      It’s a difficult hike up with your bike, but we found it worth it on the way back down if you are able to commit the time and effort. We came across three or more down trees (we were able to relocate one). There is still some snow toward the top as of 5/23/20.
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      Jimmy Ridge - Final Descent Back to Start...
      0:16 | 91 | May 26, 2020 , Bigfork
      Ride along Jimmy Ridge
      1:01 | 364 | Sep 28, 2015 , Bigfork
      Fun on Jimmy Ridge
      3:01 | 446 | Sep 28, 2015 , Bigfork
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