Montana Mountain Trail

 

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The Trail:

This road is almost completely graded and easy to run. There are a few hairpin turns, wash crossings, and some optional easy obstacles. Along the way there is a natural arch and an old miners home and his mine.

Rating:

1.5

Runs:

Date: 5/26/2008

Suspension: Stock - front sagging 3/4" from bumper and winch with no lift

Photos:

Heading up the West side of Montana Mountain - Roblas Butte to the right:

Heading up the West side of Montana Mountain - Byous Butte:

Continuing up:

And up - Byous Butte right center:

Near the top:

Some of the hairpin turns on the way back down on the East of the mountain:

 

Date: 10/11/2009

Suspension: TeraFlex 2.5" Spring Lift, BFG 35x12.50x17

Photos:

Stopped to investigate the Natural Arch, see it?:

Hiking up to it:

Made it:

Jane is braver than Joe:

Another shot:

Back on the road again:

Heading up the mountain, looking back:

Heading up the mountain, looking back:

Heading up the mountain, looking back:

A nice rocky waterfall:

Heading up the mountain, looking back:

Heading up the mountain, looking back:

Time for lunch. It was in the 70s in the shade, brrrrrr:

Pretty much at the top:

Starting to head down, the trail is visible in the distance to the center left:

Heading down:

Heading down:

Heading down, a look at some of the switchbacks:

Heading toward an old miners home:

Parked out front:

Still looks pretty good from the outside:

Looks like the roof support needs some support:

Looks like a concrete water hearter

I wonder if this meets code?:

Out back at the mine:

Walked in a bit - up to where there appears to have been a cave-in:


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