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0.7 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
Ski Line
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 42' 13 m
Descent: -471' -143 m
High: 6,560' 2,000 m
Low: 6,090' 1,856 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 14% (8°)
Max Slope: 50% (27°)
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Trail shared by Gary Hellenga

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Another quick line on Little Ellis North - just a bit farther to the west (but longer vertical).

Gary Hellenga
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
This trail crosses State Lands, and a State Lands recreation permit is required (get one, good for a year, at any fishing license outlet for $10).

Description

From Little Ellis Northside ascent, head west along the old road cut. Pass the first open area (Little Ellis North - East Line), go through a short patch of trees and cross a small but prominent stream bed. Make a gradual rising traverse from a stream bed to the ridge. Pick any of the obvious lines down the hill from here.

Very easy grade at the top - steepens to nice cruiser through new trees before ending at the ascent road. Lots of options for lines, but watch for downed trees that might trip you up!

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Land Manager: Montana State Lands

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