4,366 ft
Distance
337 ft
Climb
-38 ft
Descent
00:09:08
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Prospect Gulch Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Prospect Gulch Details

  • Riding Area
    McMaster Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #29866 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    blm

Twisty gulch with some steep pitches on the upper end. Lower end can be hard to follow due to light use.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Prospect Gulch bike trail
  • Altitude change
    299 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,682 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,998 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,699 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,998 ft
  • Grade
    6.845%
  • Grade max
    -9.106%
  • Grade min
    27.271%
  • Distance climb
    3,483 ft
  • Distance down
    651 ft
  • Distance flat
    233 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:08
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Status:
on Aug 30, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • 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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
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      Prospect Gulch Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Aug 30, 2018 @ 10:17am
      Aug 30, 2018
      Overgrown in lower section only.
      Apr 23, 2018 @ 6:47pm
      Apr 23, 2018
      Some light runoff from recent precip.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 1 rides
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