Curly Lake Highline Trail Tobacco Root Range

Curly Lake Highline Trail

Many people / books claim that the Curly Lake Highline Trail could well be one of the best mtb trails you will ever ride.. anywhere!! I set out early on a beautiful Friday morning and can guarantee you 2 things about this trail.. It is extremely scenic, and it is probably the most strenuous trail I have ever done.. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Cardwell | Whithall Length: 23.43 total miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: [ What the books say ] Aerobically: very … [Read more...]

Wallman Trail Spring Gulch Loop Missoula

Wallman Trail Spring Gulch Loop Misoula

Two days ago I busted my lungs climbing the Wallman Trail combining it with the Stuart Peak Trail, I knew while I went up Wallman that I had to come back soon and go down the trail, cos this loop definitely puts Missoula on the map, and should be on the wishlist of every mountain biker. The only downside of this loop is, it is a pretty short loop, but believe me the buzz factor reaches max!! Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Missoula Length: 8.3 total miles Trail Type: … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Trail Crested Butte

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Deer Creek Trail is together with the 401 Trail, Crested Butte's most well known trail. Deer Creek is more challenging than the previous trails I have done in the Butte area. It was freezing cold, and snowing, and I had 27 miles ahead of me. The trail was slippery, it was cold, and to make make things worse I crashed, and spent 30 minutes repairing my bike.. So did all of this make me hate the Deer Creek Trail? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Crested Butte Length: 27.1 … [Read more...]

Turkey Pen Gap – Black Mountain and a Rattlesnake with anger issues

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Turkey Pen Gap >> Black Mountain Of all the trails I have ever rode, and all the (minor) accidents I have had, I have never been as scared as I was on this trail, and it had nothing to do with steep downhills, or jumps or baby heads, dragons teeth, nope, it was all due to a massive beefy rattlesnake with anger issues!!! I was dropped off on SH 280 at the beginning of TurkeyPen Road, I then cycled to the trail head to start my Turkey Pen Gap and down Black Mountain Adventure..  As I … [Read more...]