4,724 ft
Distance
33 ft
Climb
-484 ft
Descent
00:05:09
Avg time

Swaney Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #38082 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    City of Helena

Swaney Trail is a grunt of a climb, but a fun descent. It has some nice switchbacks that keep you on your toes.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Swaney Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -450 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,257 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,735 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,708 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,257 ft
  • Grade max
    -61.409%
  • Grade min
    17.214%
  • Distance climb
    469 ft
  • Distance down
    3,399 ft
  • Distance flat
    856 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:55
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Status:
on Oct 25, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to swaney-trail trailhead (46.591830, -112.071760)
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