3,079 ft
Distance
117 ft
Climb
-383 ft
Descent
00:09:25
Avg time

Recess Details

  • Riding Area
    Spencer Mountain
    Whitefish, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #22110 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Montana DNRC

Rolly and rocky to start. Once it starts going downhill, there are some drops and jumps along with rocks and roots. A steep finish puts you out back on the fireroad climb.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Recess bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -265 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,502 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,775 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,767 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,502 ft
  • Grade
    -8.618%
  • Grade max
    -42.551%
  • Grade min
    30.012%
  • Distance climb
    919 ft
  • Distance down
    2,060 ft
  • Distance flat
    100 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:05
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Status:
on Oct 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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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 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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      Recess Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 2:39pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Dry and dusty but fun. This trail is narrow and looks like it hasn’t seen much use compared to the other trails on Spencer. Love the steep last...
      Mar 13, 2016 @ 3:50pm
      Mar 13, 2016
      Trail is clear. With a fair bit of precipitation recently, the woodwork looks slick though.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 26 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 231 rides
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      Photos

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      302 |
      Dec 29, 2013 @ 6:20pm
      Dec 29, 2013
      Recess, Whitefish
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      Dec 29, 2013 @ 6:20pm
      Dec 29, 2013
      Recess, Whitefish
      887 |
      Nov 14, 2006 @ 4:17pm
      Nov 14, 2006
      | 4 comments Recess, Whitefish
      347 |
      Nov 7, 2004 @ 12:50pm
      Nov 7, 2004
      Recess, Whitefish

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