3,728 ft
Distance
232 ft
Climb
-180 ft
Descent
00:05:56
Avg time
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South Fork Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Big Sky
    Big Sky, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #73098 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Quick and easy loop, if you just need to add one more mile to your uplands ride. Partially double track as you start out climbing. Ride it clockwise to have a quick little DH run with some good speed, but nothing spectacular here.
Machine groomed for winter use.

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More Stats for South Fork Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    52 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,254 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,396 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,255 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,307 ft
  • Grade
    1.399%
  • Grade max
    -28.649%
  • Grade min
    24.261%
  • Distance climb
    1,968 ft
  • Distance down
    1,621 ft
  • Distance flat
    139 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:50
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      South Fork Loop Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 9, 2018 @ 11:18am
      Jul 9, 2018
      reporter
      May 18, 2018 @ 3:27pm
      May 18, 2018
      reporter Still has sections that are pretty wet.
      Aug 3, 2017 @ 3:21pm
      Aug 3, 2017
      reporter
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      Aug 22, 2016 @ 2:04pm
      Aug 22, 2016
      South Fork Loop, Big Sky
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      Aug 22, 2016 @ 2:03pm
      Aug 22, 2016
      South Fork Loop, Big Sky

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