14 miles
Distance
2,647 ft
Climb
-1,088 ft
Descent
02:26:53
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Main Corridor Trail

Main Corridor Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    The Rattlesnake
    Missoula, Montana
  • Ref Number
    #99
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Snow Grooming
    Classic
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    May - Nov
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #48022 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Land Manager
    Lolo National Forest

Old road / double track running up the main Rattlesnake corridor. Starts smooth and gets a little rougher as you go along. Decent views past the bridge. Main way back from Sheep Mountain

Access Info

From the main Rattlesnake ride up the corridor.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Main Corridor bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,559 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,594 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,164 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,605 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,164 ft
  • Grade
    2.055%
  • Grade max
    -34.803%
  • Grade min
    36.125%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    02:26:53
  • Avg reverse time
    01:03:05
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Status:
on Oct 31, 2019
Snow Packed
Avg: 1.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • Ideal
  • 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 main-corridor trailhead (46.924440, -113.961710)
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      Main Corridor Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 31, 2019 @ 3:23pm
      Oct 31, 2019
      reporter
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 11:44am
      Oct 12, 2019
      reporter All clear to Franklin Bridge and the East Fork trail.
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 5:06pm
      Jun 24, 2019
      Tree down just below Franklin Bridge. Not dangerous at all, just mildly annoying.
      Oct 7, 2018 @ 11:25am
      Oct 7, 2018
      Puddle season has arrived
      Aug 12, 2018 @ 5:23pm
      Aug 12, 2018
      reporter
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      All
      • 59 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      90 |
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 10:40pm
      Jul 22, 2018
      91 |
      Jun 23, 2017 @ 6:16am
      Jun 23, 2017
      81 |
      Jun 23, 2017 @ 6:16am
      Jun 23, 2017
      114 |
      Jan 15, 2017 @ 7:33am
      Jan 15, 2017

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag pjh754 (Jul 17, 2018 at 20:33)
       If rocks are your archenemy, prepare.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag MountainMinx (Jul 22, 2018 at 22:39)
       A few large piles of bear scat on the trail
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag jmahler TRAILFORKS (Aug 19, 2018 at 8:02)
       Just a long flat road ride :-(
      [Reply]

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