5 miles
Distance
159 ft
Climb
-3,380 ft
Descent
00:53:09
Avg time

Mountain Hero Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #14057 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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
    00:53:09
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Status:
on Sep 14, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.6 (5 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
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  • > 80%
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  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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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
  • 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
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      Mountain Hero Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 5:40pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      Hiked up and removed two large trees blocking trail as well as a half dozen leaners.
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 11:23am
      Aug 18, 2019
      reporter As of 2019-08-17, multiple trees down across trail following recent wind event, blocking trail. At least 2 large ones that will require chainsaw...
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 7:48pm
      Jul 22, 2019
      reporter Overgrown
      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
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Photos

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      Apr 5, 2020 @ 9:50am
      Apr 5, 2020
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      Jan 22, 2020 @ 10:29am
      Jan 22, 2020
      188 |
      Jan 22, 2020 @ 10:29am
      Jan 22, 2020
      79 |
      Sep 7, 2019 @ 10:08pm
      Sep 7, 2019

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