Mountain Biking Helena Guide Book

by Will Harmon (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking Helena  by Will Harmon

260pp/maps/charts
ISBN: 1560445971

Here's a handy, pocket-sized guide that describes 40 of the best rides around Helena, Montana. It covers distance, elevation change, type of tread, technical & physical difficulty, uniqueness of the route & more.

© Will Harmon/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Mountain Biking Helena" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 40.
... Preview: Located on the southwest edge of downtown Helena, Mount Helena City Park. A lung-busting climb, the 1906 Trail is the least technically difficult approach to the summit of Mount Helena. It offers ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: Located 2 miles south of Helena on the east ridge above Squaw Gulch. This ride offers fun downhill runs along a wooded ridge, challenging climbs, views of surrounding mountains, solitude, access to ot ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: This ride travels from town and back, through the mountains at the head of Colorado Gulch 10 miles southwest of Helena. This is a fairly non-technical ride with a wonderful, remote feel. Black Hall M ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Rimini, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 33
... Preview: Located 8 miles south of Helena on the divide between Jefferson and Lewis and Clark counties. A marathon ride with a remote feel and the gamut of singletrack conditions--arduous climbs, sweet downhill ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Clancy, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 24.5
... Preview: Located 2 miles south of Helena on the ridge between Squaw Gulch and Grizzly Gulch Road. See the wider side of Squaw Gulch! Views from the ridge include Mount Helena, parts of the West Ridge Nationa ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: Located 25 Miles northeast of Helena on the east side of Canyon Ferry Lake. The Cave Gulch ATV trail offers bikers the most outrageous downhill run in the area: 4.4 miles of banked turns, whoop-de-doo ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
York, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.3
... Preview: Located between the YMCA/Carroll College and Spring Meadow State Park, paralleling the railroad tracks on Helena's west end. This rails-to-trails bike path provides good off-street riding and access t ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: Located 10 miles southwest of Helena; at the head of Colorado Gulch. This wide, shady trail has a remote feel despite signs of cattle grazing and past mining activity. Look for elk and deer, especia ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Rimini, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Located south of Helena between Rodney Ridge and Mount Ascension. A good, non-technical lunch-hour ride into Helena's South Hills, with access to several trails. Or do it near dawn or dusk and watch ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.9
... Preview: Located south of Helena between Rodney Ridge and Mount Ascension. A short loop over Rodney Ridge with access to other trails. It makes a good lunch-hour ramble with some sweet singletrack and a quic ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: Located 1 mile south of Helena on the backside of Mount Helena City Park. This is the most gradual approach to Mount Helena's upper flanks, and one of the most lightly used. Riders coming off the M ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: Located on Helena's West end, beginning near Kessler School on U.S. Highway 12 and climbing to Mount Helena. Outstanding early season singletrack. It's a good workout and technical challenge with view ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Located on Helena's west end, above LeGrande Cannon Boulevard. The area dries out earlier than most off-road rides around Helena, and the hillclimbs are varied and challenging. Come April, it's a g ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking
... Preview: Located 6 miles north of Helena on the west end of the Helena Valley in the Scratchgravel Hills. Scant precipitation and sandy soils in the Scratchgravels mean dry trails and a longer riding season, e ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: Located in Mount Helena City Park, on the southwest edge of Helena's Upper West Side neighborhood. This is one of the less strenuous routes on Mount Helena, with good views of town, a surprisingly sec ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.7
... Preview: Located 24 miles northwest of Helena on the Continental Divide above the old mining town of Marysville, Great Divide offers Helena's only lift-assisted mountain biking…an easy way to get your bike to ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Marysville, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 0
... Preview: Located in the hills immediately south of Helena. A non technical road ride through the South Hills with a fast, paved downhill run to close the loop. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.4
... Preview: Located 6 miles north of Helena on the west end of the Helena Valley. The Scratchgravels are the place to ride when Helena's South Hills are muddy or snow closes the higher elevations. Scant precipita ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
Helena, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16.2
... Preview: Located 30 miles as the crow flies northeast of Helena at the north end of the Big Belt Mountains. Absolutely spectacular 360 degree views from atop 7,813-foot Hogback Mountain. On a clear day, the vi ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
York, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: Located 30 miles northeast of Helena at the north end of the Big Belt Mountains. Spectacular limestone cliffs in Trout Creek Canyon, beautiful meadows and open forest on the climb to Indian Flats. Loo ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Helena"
York, MT - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16.2

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