Bitterroot-Big Hole

Total Miles
17.3

Elevation

2,117.59 ft

Duration

1.5 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This alternate route takes you to Gibbons Pass bypassing Lost Trail Pass. The section north of Gibbons Pass is a steep one-lane road with limited areas to pass and you should be prepared to back up for some distance. The South section is wider with enough room for vehicles to pass.

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Bitterroot-Big Hole
Bitterroot-Big Hole
Bitterroot-Big Hole

Difficulty

The road north of Gibbons Pass has steep sections and is primarily one vehicle width with limited places to pass so you should be comfortable backing up.

History

Nez Perce and Lewis and Clark historical route.

Technical Rating

3

Status Reports

Dave Stevenson
Jul 14, 2023
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