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Trail

5.9 mile 9.4 kilometer point to point
90% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 730' 223 m
Descent: -934' -285 m
High: 5,823' 1,775 m
Low: 5,012' 1,528 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 28% (15°)

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Trail shared by John UltraRunner

Follows the Mount Helena ridgeline from Prosepector Gulch to the Mount Helena City Park trails.

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Features Birding · Cave · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Several rock gardens along the trail, so watch those ankles.

Description

The Mount Helena Ridge Trail is located only a short distance from the city of Helena, Montana and is connected to the Mount Helena City Park. The Mount Helena Ridge Trail is 5.9 miles long. The trail begins at a trailhead near Park City, approximately 5 miles south of Helena.

This ridge trail is nearly six miles of outrageous singletrack, with great views of surrounding mountains and valleys, including a distant Helena townscape.

Flora & Fauna

You've got a good chance of seeing deer, elk, coyote, and other wildlife here; wildflowers are abundant in spring.

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