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Level: Intermediate
Length: 8 mi (12.9 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: One-way
Elevation: +1,802/1 ft
Total: 11 riders
 

Mountain Biking Summit Mountain Bike Trail #810

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#65 of 265 mountain bike trails in Montana
#4,722 in the world

The Summit Mountain BikeTrail is 8 miles long. It begins at the base area and can also be accessed by Chair 1 (Glacier Chaser) at the summit of Whitefish Mountain Resort. This trail is suited for advanced beginners, intermedites, and advanced mountain bike riders. Daily lift tickets or season passes are sold at the resort for those who want to ride from the top to the base area. source: fs.usda.gov

First added by Jeff Barber on Nov 25, 2014. Last updated Apr 27, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: yes
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Trailhead located at the base of Whitefish Mountain Resort 6 miles outside of the town of Whitefish. Take Wisconsin Ave to East Lakeshore Drive turn onto the Big Mountain Road at the ski area sign.
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Mountain Bike Trails Near Whitefish, Montana

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Intermediate | 12 mi
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Advanced | 5 mi

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  • Jim Cummings
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    At nearly 8 miles the Summit Trail at Whitefish Mountain Resort is the long way down - or up. It is mostly used as a climbing track by bikers who don't want to use the lifts. The gradient is gentle and steady and the trail surface is friendly.

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  • Matthew Bonner
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    This fun trail consists of a long, switchbacky descent through fields and forests. Although it isn't the most technically challenging trail ever, it is very fast and has a few little places to get rad.

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  • Greg Heil   ✓ supporter
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    Long climb or descent, depending which way you go, but all things considered, the trail design is rather uninspired (at least, when I rode it in 2008). Still, a sweet ride!

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  • Kenneth & Deborah
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    Our favorite trail so far. Take the lift or the fire road up and enjoy the ride down. One at the top, the trail is a nice ride downhill. A few big rocks but mostly just a fun ride down. Not for little kids. Bring your helmet and water.

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