1,875 ft
Distance
7 ft
Climb
-187 ft
Descent
00:01:23
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Upper Emmett's Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #19378 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The upper portion of Emmett's trail is loose, rocky, and has a series of sweeping turns. It's some of the best singletrack in the South Hills. It ends at the intersection with the old Mini-Ridge road. Emmett's Trail splits to the right off Mini Ridge a few hundred yards farther down.

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More Stats for Upper Emmett's Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -180 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,324 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,511 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,505 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,326 ft
  • Grade
    -9.575%
  • Grade max
    -23.274%
  • Grade min
    9.598%
  • Distance climb
    134 ft
  • Distance down
    1,583 ft
  • Distance flat
    116 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:28
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Status:
on Oct 25, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 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 upper-emmett-s-trail-5203 trailhead (46.563650, -112.117080)
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Upper Emmett's Trail Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 25, 2018 @ 12:04pm
Oct 25, 2018
reporter
May 16, 2018 @ 7:01am
May 16, 2018
reporter
May 3, 2018 @ 4:49pm
May 3, 2018
In great shape.
Apr 24, 2018 @ 12:13pm
Apr 24, 2018
reporter
Nov 1, 2017 @ 11:24am
Nov 1, 2017
reporter First real snowfall of 2017/18
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