1 miles
Distance
315 ft
Climb
-426 ft
Descent
00:30:24
Avg time
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Waterline Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    North Elkhorns
    Helena, Montana
  • AKA
    Waterline
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #40038 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This trail connects the north and south forks of Maupin creek. It is challenging to follow in spots (primarily meadows), so be aware of directional logs laid across the trail indicating hard-to-spot turns.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Waterline Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -112 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,113 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,449 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,241 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,130 ft
  • Grade
    -1.527%
  • Grade max
    -30.476%
  • Grade min
    23.5%
  • Distance climb
    2,637 ft
  • Distance down
    4,397 ft
  • Distance flat
    287 ft
  • Avg time
    00:30:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:29:13
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Status:
on Jul 26, 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
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 waterline-trail-63865 trailhead (46.470856, -111.900065)
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      Waterline Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 26, 2018 @ 8:07pm
      Jul 26, 2018
      Very overgrown, faint trail.
      Jul 7, 2018 @ 1:49pm
      Jul 7, 2018
      May 20, 2018 @ 1:27pm
      May 20, 2018
      Trees down.
      Nov 1, 2017 @ 11:24am
      Nov 1, 2017
      reporter First real snowfall of 2017/18
      Oct 25, 2017 @ 4:23pm
      Oct 25, 2017
      trees down
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 34 rides
      •  

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      Routes with this trail

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      McClellan / Maupin Divide / Waterline Loop
      8 miles
      Maupin Willard McClellan Strawberry Clover
      25 miles

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