3 miles
Distance
147 ft
Climb
-1,863 ft
Descent
00:28:46
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lakeside to Blacktail Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Lakeside
    , Montana
  • AKA
    LTBT
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #22679 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2014

10 mile shuttle and 5.3 mile DH

Access Info

Lower Trailhead is located approximately 4.5 mi up Blacktail Road, turn right onto marked road. Trailhead is located at parking area a short distance up the road.

More Stats for Lakeside to Blacktail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,716 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,091 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,844 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,806 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,091 ft
  • Grade
    -9.634%
  • Grade max
    -40.235%
  • Grade min
    28.312%
  • Distance climb
    2,354 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,045 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:59
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Status:
on Aug 17, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to lakeside-to-blacktail trailhead (48.024010, -114.356217)
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      Lakeside to... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 17, 2017 @ 10:43pm
      Aug 17, 2017
      Jun 25, 2016 @ 4:37pm
      Jun 25, 2016
      All clear
      Apr 6, 2016 @ 1:24pm
      Apr 6, 2016
      Small trees down across trail, can walk over or around, Snow covered 2.5 miles up. Unfortunately heavy horse track damage higher up.
      Nov 3, 2015 @ 3:33pm
      Nov 3, 2015
      Trail has been cleared and repaired from current logging operation.
      Sep 19, 2015 @ 5:36pm
      Sep 19, 2015
      Logging is being done on the lower section and a section of trail is gone do to trees being down and the trail being torn up by equipment.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 127 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Oct 25, 2017 @ 3:21pm
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      Oct 25, 2017 @ 3:21pm
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      Oct 25, 2017 @ 3:21pm
      Oct 25, 2017
      30 |
      Oct 25, 2017 @ 3:20pm
      Oct 25, 2017

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag AFugax (Aug 17, 2017 at 22:42)
       Awesome trail- on of the best in the area!
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