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Trail

4.9 mile 7.9 kilometer point to point
95% Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,235' 377 m
Descent: -1,143' -348 m
High: 6,879' 2,097 m
Low: 5,771' 1,759 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 26% (14°)

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Consistent burly climbing for a stellar, freeride downhill

Josh Gage

E-Bikes Not Allowed

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Overview

Leverich has become the most popular biking trail in Bozeman and for good reason. Consistent climbing awards riders with a modern, banked, burmed downhill.

Description

This is a mixed use trail so watch out for hikers and other users.

About 100 yards after you leave the parking lot you'll come to a junction. It is suggested that bikers go left at this point and continue ascending.

You'll climb steadily upward until you reach the ridgetop. At this point you'll follow the ridge up and down until arriving at an old mine. After the mine you'll continue climbing until reaching an intersection with an old logging road. Go right at this junction and follow the trail until pumping up one last little climb and arriving at the top.

After this point its all downhill passing several banked corners, burms and airs. Watch out as some riders push their bikes up this section and hikers also use the trail.

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Sep 25, 2018
James Brown
ugh - i need to get into better shape. 5.1mi — 1h 22m
Sep 23, 2018
Madi Schriefer
Aug 18, 2018
Andrew King
Aug 17, 2018
D Vignes
Trail in good condition, dry, one tree blocking the trail in the top middle portion
Aug 8, 2018
John Hernandez
Aug 1, 2018
Jesse Loether
Jul 16, 2018
Cody Fulleton
Bundied; need new tires, crashed. good cardio work. 4.9mi
Jul 10, 2018
Chris K
hard uphill, fun but short downhill

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 35 votes

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in Bozeman

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Anonymous User
Anonymous User  
I'm really glad you are riding again. You are a great rider and we all know it. As for going up that mountain, I am as close to doing that as you are to having snow in 80 degree weather. Love, Dad Jul 30, 2013
Anonymous User
Anonymous User  
An amazing ride! Oct 8, 2014
Tom D  
For the visitor (like me!) It's a bit of a drive up a steep dirt road to get to the parking lot/trail head & once there, the climb starts right away, so no warm up. Granny gear climb for sure, but the trail is very wide & smooth. Fun downhill if you're into the wide, banked Talladega type corners. Pretty short loop overall & not much in terms of sweeping views, but nice & shady in the trees! Jul 12, 2017

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