5 miles
Distance
159 ft
Climb
-3,380 ft
Descent
00:53:31
Avg time

Mountain Hero Details

  • Riding area
    Montana Mountain
    Carcross, Yukon
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Late June to early September
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

The Yukon’s all-mountain classic: starting in the alpine near the historic Mountain Hero mine and stone house, the trail follows the path of a 1905 mule trail built to haul construction materials for the Mountain Hero tramway. Mandatory Direction of Travel for Bikes: One-way. **Please note: the route to Mountain Hero is a technically challenging mining road with steep climbs and loose, cobbly sections.

Access Info

Bike up the trail access road from the bottom of Montana Mountain, close to Carcross

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mountain Hero mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,221 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,257 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,478 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,478 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,257 ft
  • Grade
    -13.216%
  • Grade max
    -53.941%
  • Grade min
    14.853%
  • Distance climb
    2,592 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,173 ft
  • Avg time
    00:53:31
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Status:
on Jun 11, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to mountain-hero trailhead (60.049410, -134.655180)
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Mountain Hero Trail Reports

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Jun 11, 2018 @ 8:06am
Jun 11, 2018
Did a quick clear-out of the single track section of mountain hero last Friday to tree/snow line. Took out three large trees and brushed back low...
May 21, 2018 @ 8:50am
May 21, 2018
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Photos

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Dec 18, 2017 @ 3:35pm
Dec 18, 2017
Mountain Hero, Carcross
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Sep 1, 2015 @ 3:22pm
Sep 1, 2015
Mountain Hero, Carcross
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Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:42pm
Sep 1, 2015
Mountain Hero, Carcross
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Jul 17, 2015 @ 3:51pm
Jul 17, 2015
| 2 comments Mountain Hero, Carcross

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Best of Carcross - Mountain Hero July 12, 2011
3:37 | 3663 | Aug 2, 2011 , Carcross
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