Blue Joint Trail
ElevationAscent: 2,584' 788 m
Descent: -589' -179 m
High: 7,162' 2,183 m
Low: 5,166' 1,575 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 29% (16°)
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“A relatively mellow remote backwoods adventure.”— Lance Pysher
This has been hidden from our maps to prevent overlap with existing trails, or because our research has found there is no legal access.
For the most part, the trail follows the creek with the occasional short climb when the creek bottom narrows and the trails climbs up and over sidehill sub ridges. A fire burned through the area around 6 miles up and as expected trees are starting to fall so don't surprised if you find a few littered on the trail.
Overall this trail has a mellow vibe with the Blue Joint Creek meandering nearby and making pleasant creek burbles. A ride up the meadows at 8 miles is a great way to decompress and enjoy some peace and solitude. If you are looking for speed, this probably isn't the trail for you.
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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed
Local Club: Bitterroot Backcountry Cyclists
Land Manager: USFS - Bitterroot National Forest Office
Feb 13, 2020: Climbing Regulations on the Bitterroot National Forest