3.7 miles
Distance
188 ft
Climb
-2,806 ft
Descent
00:28:33
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Thompson Falls
    , Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #85817 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

West Fork Dry Ridge makes a great descent from the CC Divide down to the Dry Fork trailhead. Climbing not recommended as there's some extended fall line segments and steep, radiused switchbacks up top. A little bit brushy up top, but very rideable downhill.

Access Info

Connect to this trail from anywhere on the CC divide or the West Fork Dry Creek trailhead. Loops well with no shuttle by climbing Joan Creek to the CC Divide.

Disclaimer

Trail clearing in the Dry Creek area is a function of USFS maintenance budgets and MTB Missoula volunteers. Check with the Plains/Thompson Falls Ranger District or MTBM before you go - if this trail hasn't been cleared you're going to have a bad time.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for West Fork Dry Creek Ridge mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,618 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,190 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,811 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,808 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,190 ft
  • Grade
    -13.341%
  • Grade max
    -95.148%
  • Grade min
    38.969%
  • Distance climb
    3,444 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    205 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:33
  • Avg reverse time
    03:00:48
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on Jun 6, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      West Fork Dry... Trail Reports

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      Jun 6, 2019 @ 4:15pm
      Jun 6, 2019
      Upper part has 8 trees/cluster down. Could be cleared with a good handsaw. Otherwise in great shape.
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