5,273 ft
Distance
85 ft
Climb
-577 ft
Descent
00:08:48
Avg time

Otter Pop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Spencer Mountain
    Whitefish, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #14223 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2014

A fast and flowy trail with recently rebuilt large berms and optional features and gaps. This is the best place to start at Spencer, nothing is too technical or mandatory, just fun and fast.

Access Info

Head West of Whitefish on Highway 93, Spencer Lake will be on the left, take the next left on Twin Bridges Road. The trailhead is on your left. Follow the access road up to a flat spot where the road plateaus. The Otter Pop trailhead is on your right.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Otter Pop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -493 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,131 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,635 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,624 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,131 ft
  • Grade
    -9.345%
  • Grade max
    -47.69%
  • Grade min
    40.595%
  • Distance climb
    982 ft
  • Distance down
    3,889 ft
  • Distance flat
    402 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:48
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Status:
on Jul 17, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (18 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 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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  • popular
  • less 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to otter-pop trailhead (48.386140, -114.416120)
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      Otter Pop Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 3:49pm
      Jul 17, 2019
      reporter
      May 25, 2019 @ 1:07pm
      May 25, 2019
      reporter Hero dirt!
      Apr 13, 2019 @ 1:34pm
      Apr 13, 2019
      reporter Good to go!
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 5:04pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      Snow packed, about as ideal as one could hope for this time of the year.
      Jul 29, 2018 @ 11:11am
      Jul 29, 2018
      Trail is good. My only complaint is there is a rock roll at the start of this trail that is actually a jump and has a huge hole at the bottom that...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 163 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 795 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      184 |
      Oct 31, 2017 @ 8:30am
      Oct 31, 2017
      163 |
      Jul 16, 2017 @ 2:35pm
      Jul 16, 2017
      340 |
      Sep 12, 2016 @ 9:19am
      Sep 12, 2016
      516 |
      Mar 24, 2016 @ 5:52pm
      Mar 24, 2016

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Nadasi (Jun 18, 2019 at 20:07)
       Outstanding. Blue run if you bypass jumps.
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      Otter Pop, Spencer Mtn, MT
      2:47 | 82 | Jun 4, 2019 , Whitefish
      Otter pop drop
      0:07 | 56 | May 13, 2019 , Whitefish
      Fall at Spencer Mountain
      1:57 | 727 | Oct 10, 2015 , Whitefish
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