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Hanging Valley Trail #247

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

5.2 mile 8.3 kilometer point to point
64% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,797' 852 m
Descent: -939' -286 m
High: 6,838' 2,084 m
Low: 4,481' 1,366 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 14% (8°)
Max Grade: 31% (17°)

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Trail shared by Chris Boise

This is a steep trek above Trout Creek Canyon for the adventurous looking for a more difficult, less traveled route!

Chris Boise

Features Birding · Cave · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildflowers

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Bring the water you need for 13 miles.

Description

The trailhead kicks off at Vigilante Campground. Expect much more incline than the Trout Creek Canyon Trail #270. This trail will take you to the top of the canyon walls where you can look down to the river bottom. At the top you get a view of the canyon as well as Helena MT.

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End of the trail, looking over the valley of Trout Creek
May 13, 2018 near Helena…, MT

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