770 ft
Distance
85 ft
Climb
-1 ft
Descent
00:01:53
Avg time

Ridge Rider Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #80404 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #33357 in Trail Running
    • #4369 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing

This is a short trail, but it presents a tough fall-line climb over loose rock. It also offers a fun hairball descent, with a couple small rock ledges.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ridge Rider bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    84 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,650 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,734 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,650 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,734 ft
  • Grade
    10.905%
  • Grade max
    -2.526%
  • Grade min
    40.885%
  • Distance climb
    679 ft
  • Distance down
    50 ft
  • Distance flat
    41 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:53
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:44
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Status:
on Jul 17, 2021
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (2 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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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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  • Nordic Ski
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      Ridge Rider Trail Reports

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      Jul 17, 2021 @ 8:01pm
      Jul 17, 2021
      reporter Dusty dry everywhere
      Jun 7, 2021 @ 5:52pm
      Jun 7, 2021
      reporter
      May 28, 2021 @ 7:11am
      May 28, 2021
      reporter The recent snow was just what trails needed.
      May 25, 2021 @ 10:14am
      May 25, 2021
      reporter Recent snow is melting off; conditions will vary depending on aspect, cover, and geology.
      May 22, 2021 @ 10:46am
      May 22, 2021
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 44 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
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      • 326 rides
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      2018 Montana Enduro Series : HelenduroX race
      19 miles

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