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Beartrap Gulch

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Rank: #3 in Helena Valley Northeast C
#5 in Montana
#1,652 Overall
“An excellent singletrack descent through beautiful forest.”
Leslie Kehmeier on Aug 5, 2013
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4.1 Miles Singletrack Type 0’ Ascent -2,252’ Descent 4,378’ Low 6,631’ High
Description
Beartrap Gulch is an excellent singletrack descent that features long fast carving turns. It's not steep, but has just the right grade to carry your speed and enjoy the ride.

The trail starts at the top of a ridge where FS 4119 bear right and around a saddle. Look for a large log in the middle of the road - the trail is on the left.

The upper section is a series of carving turns through large pines with occasional long runs of trail through open meadows. This section ends when it rolls flat across a short saddle and bears left to break out into the open. You'll find the biggest and best views of the ride here.

The lower section of the trail ducks back into the forest and whips through a series of tighter turns that bring you to bottom of valley. The ride finishes on fast trail through tall grasses.
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PHOTOS of Beartrap Gulch
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Long sweeping turns on Beartrap Gulch (Helena Valley Northeast C, MT)
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Slalom through the trees on the upper end of Beartrap Gulch (Helena Valley Northeast C, MT)
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