2 miles
Distance
150 ft
Climb
-535 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
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Details

  • Riding Area
    CDT - Upper Bighole
    Jackson, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    July-September
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #43427 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

This trail connects the Continental Divide Trail with the Slag a melt Creek Road. It is seasonally open to motorcycles and atv's so you may see motorized traffic on it. This trail may be used to do loop rides with the Continental Divide Trail.

Access Info

Access is via the Slag a melt Creek Road on the lower end or the Continental Divide Trail on the upper end.

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More Stats for Slag a melt Creek Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -385 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,903 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,300 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,915 ft
  • Grade
    -4.215%
  • Grade max
    -75.385%
  • Grade min
    18.158%
  • Distance climb
    2,511 ft
  • Distance down
    4,643 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,975 ft
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on Aug 18, 2017
Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
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      Slag a melt... Trail Reports

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      Aug 18, 2017 @ 9:59am
      Aug 18, 2017
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