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Recommended Routes in Southwestern Montana - 29

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Favorite Views and wildflowers abound during a crisp springtime ride on the divide.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bangtail Divide - IMBA EPIC

25.0 mi 40.2 km 3,611' Up 1100.51 m Up 3,309' Down 1008.66 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Near the top of Leverich Canyon, you've climbed quite a ways by this point.
Difficult

Leverich Canyon

4.9 mi 7.9 km 1,235' Up 376.55 m Up 1,143' Down 348.48 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Sunset on M2M
Intermediate

Mountain to Meadow Route

5.8 mi 9.4 km 550' Up 167.74 m Up 1,474' Down 449.41 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Top of the first descent on Warm Springs Ridge.
Difficult

Warm Springs Ridge

20.0 mi 32.2 km 1,899' Up 578.93 m Up 4,628' Down 1410.58 m Down

Salmon, ID
Favorite Ignoring the view on the Sapphire Crest Trail
Difficult

Sapphire Crest

20.5 mi 33.0 km 2,965' Up 903.81 m Up 5,129' Down 1563.33 m Down

Hamilton, MT
Favorite Clearing deadfall is a fact of life in the Idaho Mountains.  Bring a saw!
Very Difficult

Divide to Twin Creek

17.5 mi 28.1 km 2,309' Up 703.88 m Up 4,239' Down 1291.96 m Down

Salmon, ID
Favorite Sunset on M2M
Difficult

BIG SKY BIGGIE 2019 50 MILE COURSE

48.7 mi 78.4 km 8,611' Up 2624.65 m Up 8,613' Down 2625.32 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Evening ride on Willow Creek Trail
Very Difficult

Palisades Loop

17.9 mi 28.9 km 3,409' Up 1039.17 m Up 3,521' Down 1073.17 m Down

Hamilton, MT
Favorite Looking down the Bridger Creek drainage.
Easy/Intermediate

Mystic Lake

20.4 mi 32.8 km 1,473' Up 448.92 m Up 1,472' Down 448.8 m Down

Bozeman, MT

Southwestern Montana Biking

  • 1,742 Miles 2,804 Kilometers of Trail
  • 32 Recommended Routes
  • 22 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 103 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 110 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southwestern Montana - 184

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3.8 mi 6.1 km #1Triple Tree Trail
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT 22 
6.1 mi 9.9 km #2West Pine Creek #139
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
3.5 mi 5.7 km #3Eightmile Trail #132
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
12.3 mi 19.9 km #4Warm Springs Ridge Trail #177
Difficult
Hamilton, MT
Difficult
Hamilton, MT
6.5 mi 10.5 km #5Chestnut Mountain
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
Bozeman, MT 17 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Mystic Lake Cutoff #430
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7Grand Canyon
Difficult
Dillon, MT
Difficult
Dillon, MT
0.8 mi 1.3 km #8B East
Intermediate
Dillon, MT
Intermediate
Dillon, MT
19.5 mi 31.3 km #9Bitterroot - Rock Creek Divide Trail #313
Difficult
Hamilton, MT
Difficult
Hamilton, MT
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Riverside Trail
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT

Photos of Southwestern Montana - 258

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Views and wildflowers abound during a crisp springtime ride on the divide.
Nov 10, 2016 near Bozeman, MT
Rolling out at the bottom from a fun CCW loop of the trails!
Nov 20, 2018 near Whitehall, MT
The view down Bridger Canyon, toward Bozeman, from the top of the Stone Creek climbing section, about 1 hour of climbing from the trailhead at Stone Creek.
Jun 10, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Heading to the peak, after leaving the road from Goose Creek Trailhead.
Nov 20, 2018 near Bozeman, MT
A burned section in autumn.
May 10, 2018 near Livingston, MT
Evening light and arrow leaf balsam root add some joy to an after work ride.
Jun 25, 2014 near Hamilton, MT
Just another talus field
Jan 26, 2015 near Hamilton, MT
Top of Stone Climb on the Bangtail Divide.
May 16, 2017 near Bozeman, MT