4 miles
3,051 ft
-360 ft
1 miles
High Point
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Joan Creek Details

  • Riding area
    Thompson Falls
    Thompson Falls, Montana
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Alpine Trail
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

Joan Creek trail connects the Dry Fork Trailhead to the CC Divide east of Mt Bushnell. Very steady 15% grade from bottom to top makes for an aerobic but 100% rideable climb. Great views through burns and huckleberries all the way up. Loops well by descending W Dry Fork Trail.

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More Stats for Joan Creek mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,691 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,171 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,180 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,871 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3,954 ft
  • Distance flat
    354 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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