3 miles
Distance
675 ft
Climb
-722 ft
Descent
00:34:17
Avg time
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Sam Braxton Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Pattee Canyon
    Missoula, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #34765 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

This is a fun loop which is more enjoyable ridden clockwise. there are many possible off-shoots and spur trails which can add or subtract from the overall milage. There are not really any technical trails in this area of Pattee Canyon.

More Stats for Sam Braxton bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -48 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,016 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,470 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,176 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,129 ft
  • Grade
    -0.29%
  • Grade max
    -40.956%
  • Grade min
    47.361%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    866 ft
  • Avg time
    00:34:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:41
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Status:
on Dec 8, 2019
Icy
Avg: 3.25 (4 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 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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      Sam Braxton Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 8, 2019 @ 11:50am
      Dec 8, 2019
      Sep 5, 2019 @ 4:26pm
      Sep 5, 2019
      reporter
      May 9, 2018 @ 12:35pm
      May 9, 2018
      Small tree down across trail, can walk around
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 9:08pm
      Apr 30, 2018
      Fine on clear, hot days. Parts are still muddy, but it's possible to avoid for the most part. Snow has all melted.
      Sep 9, 2017 @ 10:55am
      Sep 9, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 23 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 98 rides
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      Photos

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      12 |
      Jun 2, 2019 @ 7:44pm
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      Jun 2, 2019 @ 7:43pm
      Jun 2, 2019
      9 |
      Jun 2, 2019 @ 7:42pm
      Jun 2, 2019
      11 |
      Jun 2, 2019 @ 7:42pm
      Jun 2, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      MTBM - Sam Braxton - Green
      4 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag DBellMontana (Jun 2, 2019 at 19:40)
       Lots of interconnecting hiking trails. Follow 9.0. Great conditions.
      [Reply]

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