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Bass Creek Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

10.2 mile 16.4 kilometer point to point
87% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 3,280' 1,000 m
Descent: -213' -65 m
High: 6,922' 2,110 m
Low: 3,774' 1,150 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)

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Trail shared by Zachary Falkner

A varied and scenic trail along Bass Creek that leads to an alpine lake.

Zachary Falkner

Features River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

At ~2.5 miles, you cross into Wilderness area.

Description

This is a difficult but beautiful trail that will bring runners past many scenic features, including a pond, a waterfall, meadows and vast views of the high canyon walls and peaks and climbs up to a dammed alpine lake. Expect sections of steep and rugged sections of trail.

The trail is on the longer side, but grades are manageable in all but a few short sections.

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Aug 4, 2019
Nathan Villemain

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  5.0 from 3 votes

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in Stevensville

#499

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#1

in Stevensville

#15

in Montana

#499

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2,504 Since Jul 18, 2016
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Enjoy the view looking back down the canyon near the lake.
Jun 23, 2017 near Stevens…, MT
The sun sets over Bass Lake in early July.
Jun 23, 2017 near Stevens…, MT

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