2,425 ft
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-316 ft
Descent
00:02:07
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Stairway To Heaven - Lower Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking

Lower Stairway to Heaven features a number of old-school tight switchbacks that are difficult to see when descending at speed.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Stairway To Heaven Trail - Lower mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -307 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,649 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,955 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,955 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,649 ft
  • Grade
    -12.642%
  • Grade max
    -35.192%
  • Grade min
    7.58%
  • Distance climb
    148 ft
  • Distance down
    2,179 ft
  • Distance flat
    98 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:02
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Status:
on Apr 7, 2017
Dry
Avg: 1.35 (3 votes)

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Stairway To... Trail Reports

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Apr 7, 2017 @ 7:04am
Apr 7, 2017
reporter
Mar 24, 2017 @ 9:17am
Mar 24, 2017
Mar 15, 2017 @ 11:13am
Mar 15, 2017
reporter With warm conditions, trails are muddy in many places. Use caution and restraint.
Mar 13, 2017 @ 4:44pm
Mar 13, 2017
reporter Snow is melting in areas- watch for muddy patches
Mar 9, 2017 @ 6:51am
Mar 9, 2017
reporter 3" of new snow on 3/9/17
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag lyophilization (Apr 17, 2017 at 15:35)
 Just bad trail building here. No line of sight and tight switch backs. Just when you think you can open it up, you're thrown a switchback with no warning. Probably too steep to make for a fun climb also.
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