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Hanging Valley Trail #247

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


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5.2

Miles

8.3

KM

Point to Point

6,838' 2,084 m

High

4,481' 1,366 m

Low

2,797' 852 m

Up

939' 286 m

Down

14%

Avg Grade (8°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

Dogs Leashed

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

Need to Know

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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Chris Boise

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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#174

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#6,873

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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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Sep 30, 2018
Mary Ball
Snowing and beautiful 14mi